Winnipeg Jets (7-3-1) at Calgary Flames (5-5-1)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Scotiabank Saddledome)
The Line: Calgary Flames -111 / Winnipeg Jets -111 --- Over/Under: 6.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Winnipeg Jets and Calgary Flames meet Tuesday in NHL action at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Winnipeg Jets look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging 3.5 goals per game and are scoring on 20 percent of their power play opportunities. Kyle Connor leads Winnipeg with seven goals, Mark Scheifele has nine assists and Nikolaj Ehlers has 39 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 2.8 goals per game and are killing 81.3 percent of their opponents power plays. Connor Hellebuyck has given up 20 goals on 229 shots faced and Laurent Brossoit has given up nine goals on 110 shots.
The Calgary Flames need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Calgary Flames are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 22.7 percent of their power play opportunities. Johnny Gaudreau leads Calgary with seven goals, Elias Lindholm has nine assists and Matthew Tkachuk has 37 shots on goal. Defensively, the Calgary Flames are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 80 percent of their opponents power plays. Jacob Markstrom has allowed 23 goals on 269 shots faced and David Rittich has allowed seven goals on 49 shots.
The Jets are 4-1 in their last 5 Tuesday games and 3-9 in their last 12 games as a road underdog. The Flames are 7-1 in their last 8 games as a home favorite and 11-4 in their last 15 games as a favorite. The under is 4-1 in Jets last 5 road games. The over is 5-2 in Flames last 7 home games. The Jets are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings in Calgary. The home team is 16-7 in the last 23 meetings.
The Jets and Flames have played each other four times already this season and the Jets have won three of those games, including outscoring them 7-3 in the last two meetings. The Calgary Flames simply can't get out of their own way and the offense can't find the back of the net with any consistency. Based on what we've seen in past meetings between these clubs, it's hard not to sign with the Jets and the cheap price.