Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers - 2/1/20 NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction
Edmonton Oilers at Calgary Flames
Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 10:00 PM (Scotiabank Saddledome)
CAL -131 O/U 6
The Edmonton Oilers are hitting the road to take on the hometown Calgary Flames this weekend. Calgary will be hosting this game at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB. Edmonton will be taking the ice after having played San Jose the night before, thus leading to questions about tired legs. Calgary will look to string another victory to their last win over Edmonton just a few days ago. Calgary currently holds a 3 - 0 lead in their season series against Edmonton.
The Edmonton Oilers are a solid offensive team as Edmonton is scoring 3.12 goals per game. Edmonton is paced by the play of their superstar, Connor McDavid. McDavid is one of the best scorers in the game and his dynamic playmaking will be vital for the Oilers to engineer another victory. Edmonton is giving up 3.10 goals against per game this season. The last time these two teams played, center Leon Draisaitl had a pair of assists.
The Calgary Flames are taking the ice with a solid team on both ends of the game. Calgary is scoring 2.63 goals per game while holding opponents to just shy of 3 goals per outing. Calgary is paced by the strong play of Elias Lindholm (7 power play goals) as well as Johnny Gaudreau (27 assists) on the left wing. Calgary should be able to keep this game competitive en route to another victory.
- Oilers are 4-1 in their last 5 games as an underdog.
- Flames are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Pacific.
- Under is 5-2-1 in Oilers last 8 road games.
- Over is 8-3-1 in Flames last 12 games as a favorite.
The Flames are consistent on the year and compared to the Oilers will look a lot better. The Flames have a great offense that has been able to overcome a lot of the issues on the year as well. Coupled with the Oilers not being that consistent at all this season. We like Calgary to defeat Edmonton in this game. Final Score Prediction, Calgary Flames win 3 - 2.