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Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames Prediction 2-24-24 Picks

Calgary Flames (27-25-5) vs. Edmonton Oilers (33-18-2)
February 24, 2024 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Edmonton Oilers -217 / Calgary Flames +170; Over/Under: +6.5
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The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers face off on Saturday in an NHL showdown at Rogers Place.  Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Flames vs Oilers prediction.

Flames Coming off Impressive Win

The Flames in the last game faced off against the Boston Bruins and they were able to secure the 3-2 victory. Nazem Kadri had a strong game putting one goal and adding an assist. The Flames on the season is averaging 3.07 goals while their defense is giving up 3.07 goals per game. The offense and defense are both ranked 17th in the NHL. Nazem Kadri has scored 20 goals and added 30 assists so far this season. The Flames will meet the Kings after this one.

Oilers Defense Struggled in Last Game

The Oilers in the last game faced off against the Boston Bruins and the defense wasn’t good enough. The Oilers scored five goals, while the defense gave up six goals including the losing goal in overtime. The Oilers are averaging 3.59 goals while their defense is giving up 2.94 goals per game. The offense is ranked 5th in the league while the defense is ranked 12th. This is a team that has found all kinds of offensive success and the yare going to need the offense to run up the score here. Connor McDavid has scored 21 goals and added 64 assists so far this season. The offense needs to get out to a fast start here. The Oilers will face the Kings and Blues after this game.

Flames vs Oilers Betting Prediction

The Oilers defense struggled in the last game, but it’s going to be better here. Even in the last game that the Flames won, the offense only scored three goals. The Oilers offense is averaging 3.59 goals and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. The Flames aren’t going to be keeping up here, and the Oilers are going to get the job done. Back the Oilers on the puck line. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Oilers -1.5

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Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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