Calgary Flames vs. Vegas Golden Knights NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
Flames vs. Golden Knights Betting Picks & Predictions
Matthew Tkachuk will be coming off a hat trick when his Calgary Flames host the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday at 9:00 PM ET. The bookmakers have made the Flames solid favorites at -157 on the moneyline, and the Golden Knights are at +128. Find more below on the Flames vs. Golden Knights betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Flames vs. Golden Knights Betting Line
Flames vs Golden Knights Betting Information
Flames vs. Golden Knights Game Info
- Game Day: Thursday, April 14, 2022
- Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
- Location: Calgary, Alberta
- Arena: Scotiabank Saddledome
Computer Predictions for Flames vs. Golden Knights
Computer picks for Flames vs Golden Knights
Flames 4 Golden Knights 2
Flames vs. Golden Knights Betting Trends
Calgary has won 37 of its 57 games as a favorite this season.
Through 35 games with moneyline odds shorter than -157 this season, the Flames have won 25 times.
Looking at the moneyline odds, Calgary has a 61.1% chance of winning this contest.
Calgary Flames Leaders
One of Calgary’s top offensives player this season is Johnny Gaudreau, who has 101 points (34 goals, 67 assists) and plays an average of 18:21 per game.
Tkachuk has 37 goals and 55 assists to total 92 points (1.3 per game).
Elias Lindholm’s season total of 74 points has come from 38 goals and 36 assists.
Jacob Markstrom has a record of 34-14-8. He has allowed 125 goals (2.19 goals against average) and racked up 1514 saves.
Calgary Flames Season Stats
The Flames offense’s 256 total goals (3.5 per game) are ranked sixth in the league this year.
The Flames have allowed the second-fewest goals in NHL play this season, 180 (just 2.5 per game).
The team has the league’s second-best goal differential at +76 this season.
The Flames’ 49 power-play goals they’ve recorded this season (on 209 power-play chances) are the ninth-most in the NHL.
The Flames’ 23.4% power-play conversion rate is eighth-best in the league this season.
The Flames have scored a total of seven shorthanded goals this season.
The Flames’ 83.9% penalty-kill success rate is currently fifth-best in the league.
The Flames’ players win 51.4% of their faceoffs to rank ninth in the NHL.
The Flames connect on 9.8% of their shots, ranking 13th in the NHL.
The Flames’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 22.1 hits and 11.8 blocked shots per game.
Golden Knights vs. Flames Betting Trends
The Golden Knights have been an underdog in 23 games this season, with nine upset wins (39.1%).
Las Vegas has 11 games this season playing as the underdog by +128 or longer, and is 3-8 in those contests.
The moneyline implies a 43.9% chance of victory for the Golden Knights.
Vegas Golden Knights Leaders
Las Vegas’ Jonathan Marchessault has collected 32 assists and 28 goals in 68 games, good for 60 points.
Las Vegas’ Chandler Stephenson has racked up 57 total points (0.8 per game), with 17 goals and 40 assists.
Shea Theodore has 13 goals and 31 assists, for a season point total of 44.
Robin Lehner’s record stands at 23-16-2 on the season, allowing 116 goals (2.8 goals against average) and compiling 1131 saves with a .908 save percentage (27th in the league).
Vegas Golden Knights Season Stats
The Golden Knights have the NHL’s 13th-ranked scoring offense (234 total goals, 3.2 per game).
The Golden Knights have conceded 220 total goals (3.0 per game) to rank 17th.
Their 15th-ranked goal differential is +14.
The Golden Knights have put up 34 power-play goals this season (26th in the NHL) on 194 power-play chances.
The Golden Knights have a 17.5% power-play conversion rate, the league’s No. 24 percentage.
The Golden Knights have scored 10 shorthanded goals.
The Golden Knights’ 21st-ranked penalty kill rate is 77.4%.
The Golden Knights have the NHL’s 18th-ranked faceoff win percentage (49.2%).
The Golden Knights’ collective 9.3% shooting percentage ranks 21st in the league.
The Golden Knights have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
Flames and Golden Knights Injury Report
Flames: Erik Gudbranson: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Sean Monahan: Out For Season (Hip), Tyler Parsons: Out For Season (Undisclosed), Oliver Kylington: Out (Upper Body), Calle Jarnkrok: Day To Day (Illness)
Golden Knights: Nicolas Hague: Out (Lower Body), Laurent Brossoit: Out (Undisclosed), Nolan Patrick: Out (Undisclosed), Brett Howden: Out (Undisclosed), Reilly Smith: Out (Undisclosed), William Carrier: Out (Lower Body)
Betting Tips for Flames vs. Golden Knights
The Flames on the moneyline (-157) is our best bet after digging through all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will finish under the total of goals, with the .
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