Calgary Flames vs. Nashville Predators NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
The Calgary Flames and Nashville Predators are coming off a win and a loss, respectively, heading into their meeting at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday at 8:00 PM ET. The Predators are underdogs despite being at home, at +117, and the Flames are -139. Find more below on the Flames vs. Predators betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Flames vs. Predators Spread and Betting Line
Flames vs Predators Betting Information
Flames vs. Predators Game Info
- Game Day: Tuesday, April 19, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- Location: Nashville, Tennessee
- Arena: Bridgestone Arena
Computer Predictions for Flames vs. Predators
Computer picks for Flames vs Predators
Flames 4 Predators 3
Flames vs. Predators Betting Trends
Calgary has gone 39-21 as the favorite this season.
In 47 games with moneyline oddds shorter than -139, the Flames have 31 wins.
There is a 58.2% chance that Calgary wins this contest, per the moneyline.
Calgary Flames Leaders
Johnny Gaudreau has been a major player for Calgary this season, with 105 points in 76 games.
Matthew Tkachuk has 96 points (1.3 per game), scoring 39 goals and adding 57 assists.
Elias Lindholm’s 78 points this season have come via 39 goals and 39 assists.
Jacob Markstrom (35-15-8) has a goals against average of 2.2 on the season, and 1552 saves. His .923 save percentage is fourth-best in the league.
Calgary Flames Season Stats
The Flames’ 266 goals this season make them the sixth-best scoring team in the NHL.
The Flames are ranked second in NHL action for the fewest goals against this season, having allowed 187 total goals (just 2.5 per game).
With a +79 goal differential, they’re ranked third-best in the NHL.
The Flames’ 50 power-play goals this season are ninth-best in the NHL (on 214 power-play chances).
The Flames’ offense ranks ninth the league with a 23.4% power-play conversion rate.
The Flames have scored a total of seven shorthanded goals this season.
The Flames defeat 83.9% of opponent power plays, currently the fifth-best penalty-kill percentage in the NHL.
The Flames win the ninth-highest percentage of faceoffs in the NHL at 51.4%.
The Flames connect on 9.9% of their shots, ranking 12th in the NHL.
The Flames’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 21.9 hits and 11.6 blocked shots per game.
Predators vs. Flames Betting Trends
The Predators have claimed an upset victory in 17, or 51.5%, of the 33 games they have played while the underdog this season.
Nashville is 9-8 when bookmakers have listed them as underdogs of +117 or longer on the moneyline.
The moneyline implies a 46.1% chance to win for the Predators.
Nashville Predators Leaders
Roman Josi’s 20 goals and 68 assists in 74 contests give him 88 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
Matt Duchene’s 77 points this season, including 39 goals and 38 assists, make him one of the top offensive threats for Nashville.
Nashville’s Filip Forsberg has 75 points (38 goals, 37 assists) this season.
Juuse Saros has a record of 37-24-3 in 64 games this season, conceding 162 goals (2.6 goals against average) with 1861 saves and a .920 save percentage, seventh-best in the league.
Nashville Predators Season Stats
The Predators’ 242 total goals (3.2 per game) rank 12th in the league.
The Predators have conceded 2.9 goals per game, 223 total, which ranks 15th among NHL teams.
They have a +19 goal differential, which ranks 14th in the league.
The Predators have recorded 55 power-play goals this season (sixth-most in the NHL) on 231 power-play chances.
The Predators have the league’s sixth-best power-play conversion rate of 23.8%.
The Predators have scored two shorthanded goals this season (29th in the NHL).
The 79.8% of opponent power plays the Predators kill is the 14th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Predators have the 11th-ranked faceoff win percentage in the NHL (51.1%).
The 10.6% shooting percentage the Predators have amassed ranks eighth in the league.
The Predators have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 29.5 hits and 14.0 blocked shots per game.
Flames and Predators Injury Report
Flames: Sean Monahan: Out For Season (Hip), Tyler Parsons: Out For Season (Undisclosed)
Predators: Michael McCarron: Out (Upper Body), Matt Luff: Day To Day (Illness), Jeremy Lauzon: Out (Undisclosed)
Betting Tips for Flames vs. Predators
The Flames on the moneyline (-139) is our best bet after analyzing all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the scoring will go over the total of 6 goals, with the Predators (+1.5) covering the spread.
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