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Devils vs. Flames - 2/25/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Calgary Flames (32-24-4) at New Jersey Devils (25-26-9)
Date & Time Wednesday February 25, 2015, 7:30 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: New Jersey Devils -130 / Calgary Flames +118 --- Over/Under: 5
TV Channel
MSG+, SPNET
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NHL | Calgary Flames (32-24-4) at New Jersey Devils (25-26-9)
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The Calgary Flames and New Jersey Devils meet Wednesday night at the Prudential Center.

The Calgary Flames have lost four of their last six games and continue their long road trip. The Flames are averaging 2.8 goals per game and have scored five goals in their last three games. The Calgary Flames have two power play goals in their last four games and have won six of their last eight games when scoring at least three goals overall. Sean Monahan leads the Flames with 20 goals, Jiri Hudler has 29 assists and Johnny Gaudreau has 116 shots on goal. Defensively, the Flames are allowing 2.6 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in 12 straight games. Jonas Hiller has allowed 94 goals on 1,076 shots faced and Karri Ramo has given up 45 goals on 487 shots.

The New Jersey Devils look to stay hot after winning four straight games. The Devils are averaging 2.2 goals per game and have scored 10 goals in their last three games. The New Jersey Devils have two power play goals in their last four games and have won 11 straight games when scoring at least three goals overall. Mike Cammalleri leads the Devils with 22 goals, Adam Henrique has 19 assists and Jaromir Jagr has 114 shots on goal. Defensively, the Devils are allowing 2.5 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in five straight games. Cory Schneider has allowed 110 goals on 1,493 shots faced and Keith Kinkaid has given up 24 goals on 283 shots.

The Flames are 6-2 in their last 8 games playing on 0 days rest and 2-8 in their last 10 vs. Eastern Conference. The Devils are 1-6 in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 17-38 in their last 55 vs. Western Conference. The Flames are 4-0 in the last 4 meetings and the home team is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.

The Devils are red hot at the moment and are catching a shaky Calgary squad on the end of a back-to-back. Give me New Jersey at home for the rather cheap price. 

Pick:
New Jersey Devils -130

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