Flames vs. Canucks Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/23/2022
The Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks — the former coming off a victory, the latter a defeat — will meet on Saturday at 10:00 PM ET, at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary. The Canucks are big underdogs on the road, at +190, and the Flames are -239. Find more below on the Flames vs. Canucks betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Flames vs. Canucks Spread and Betting Line
Flames vs Canucks Betting Information
Flames vs. Canucks Game Info
- Game Day: Saturday, April 23, 2022
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- Location: Calgary, Alberta
- Arena: Scotiabank Saddledome
Computer Predictions for Flames vs. Canucks
Computer picks for Flames vs Canucks
Flames 4 Canucks 2
Flames vs. Canucks Betting Trends
In 62 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Calgary has won 40 times.
The Flames have a record of 12-6 this season in games with their moneyline odds shorter than -239.
The moneyline odds imply that Calgary has a 70.5% chance of winning this contest.
Calgary Flames Leaders
A top contributor this season for Calgary, Johnny Gaudreau has scored 109 points in 78 games (38 goals and 71 assists).
Matthew Tkachuk is contributing with 100 points (40 goals, 60 assists).
Elias Lindholm has scored 39 goals and added 39 assists through 78 games for Calgary.
Jacob Markstrom has a record of 37-15-8. He has allowed 134 goals (2.21 goals against average) and recorded 1595 saves.
Calgary Flames Season Stats
The Flames’ 277 goals this season make them the sixth-best scoring team in the league.
The Flames have allowed the third-fewest goals in league play this season, 193 (only 2.5 per game).
With a +84 goal differential, they’re ranked second-best in the league.
The Flames’ 52 power-play goals this season are 10th-best in the NHL (on 224 power-play chances).
The Flames have the league’s ninth-best power-play conversion rate at 23.2%.
The Flames have scored a total of seven shorthanded goals this season.
The Flames kill 83.9% of opponent power plays, currently the sixth-best penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Flames win the ninth-highest percentage of faceoffs in the NHL at 51.2%.
The Flames shoot 10% as a team, ranked 12th-best in the league.
The Flames’ players are looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 22.3 hits and 11.7 blocked shots per game.
Canucks vs. Flames Betting Trends
The Canucks have been the underdog 50 times this season, and upset their opponent in 23, or 46.0%, of those games.
Vancouver has won one of its three games when it is the underdog by +190 or longer on the moneyline.
The Canucks have a 34.5% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
Vancouver Canucks Leaders
J.T. Miller’s 30 goals and 63 assists in 76 contests give him 93 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
Elias Pettersson is a top scorer for Vancouver, with 65 total points this season. He has netted 31 goals and provided 34 assists in 76 games.
Quinn Hughes has scored six goals and contributed 55 assists for Vancouver, giving him a point total of 61.
Thatcher Demko has a record of 33-21-7 in 63 games this season, conceding 163 goals (2.7 goals against average) with 1773 saves and a .916 save percentage, 12th in the league.
Vancouver Canucks Season Stats
The Canucks have scored 233 goals this season (3.0 per game) to rank 17th in the NHL.
The Canucks have been one of the toughest defensive squads in the NHL this season, conceding 219 goals (2.8 per game) to rank 10th.
Their +14 goal differential ranks 16th in the league.
The Canucks have scored 56 power-play goals this season (fifth-most in the NHL) on 239 power-play chances.
The Canucks have a 23.4% power-play conversion rate, the NHL’s No. 8 percentage.
The Canucks have scored five shorthanded goals.
The Canucks’ 31st-ranked penalty kill rate is 74.1%.
The Canucks have the NHL’s seventh-best faceoff win percentage (51.8%).
The Canucks are shooting 9.3% (22nd in the league).
The Canucks have not yet shut out an opponent this season.
Flames and Canucks Injury Report
Flames: Sean Monahan: Out For Season (Hip), Tyler Parsons: Out For Season (Undisclosed)
Canucks: Brandon Sutter: Out (Undisclosed), Bo Horvat: Out (Lower Body), Nils Hoglander: Out (Groin), Tanner Pearson: Out (Upper Body)
The Flames on the moneyline (-239) is our best bet after taking a look at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will be under the total of goals, with the .
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