Flames vs. Canucks Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/23/2022

by | Apr 22, 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
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Flames -239 Canucks +190

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
Score Prediction
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)

    Betting Tips for Flames vs. Canucks

    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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