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Apr 29, 2021

Flames vs. Oilers Predictions, Odds, Preview

Apr. 29, 2021
Matt Blunt
NHL Expert
VegasInsider.com


Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers Predictions

Score Prediction Flames 4 Oilers 3

Calgary wasn't able to sweep their huge three-game set with Montreal over the past week, but they get a chance to make up those two crucial points in the standings here thanks to Montreal losing in Toronto yesterday. The Flames still need to likely win nearly every time out there and still get some help, but they got some from the Leafs last night, and potentially some from the schedule makers here.

Edmonton's on the latter half of a back-to-back here after sweeping their two-game set with the Jets to take a stronger grasp on second in the North division and home ice in that first round. But this is a three-in-four spot for the Oilers as well, and given the intensity of those games with Winnipeg, this has all the making of a classic letdown spot for Edmonton. With Calgary as the dog, I'll happily take the plus price.

Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers Best Bets

  • Flames ML

The Calgary Flames enter the Rogers Place on Thursday night, a venue in which they have lost six straight games. (AP)

Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers Betting Analysis

Calgary currently sits in the fifth place position of the North Division standings with a 21-24-3 record. The Oilers are the second place team in the North Division with a 29-16-2 record. Edmonton sits 15 points ahead of Calgary in the North Division table.

  • Venue: Rogers Place
  • Location: Edmonton, Alberta
  • TV-Time: NBCSN - 9:00 p.m. ET

Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers Form

Calgary is coming off a 2-1 loss to Montreal, losing three of its last five games overall. Edmonton is coming off of a 3-1 win over Winnipeg, marking the second straight win for the Oilers.

Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers Head To Head

Calgary won the last meeting 5-0, although Edmonton has won six straight home games when facing Calgary. The goal total has gone UNDER in two straight meetings.

Calgary Flames vs. Edmonton Oilers Game Odds

  • Flames +125
  • Oilers -150
  • Flames (+1.5) -200
  • Oilers (-1.5) +165
  • Over 6 -110
  • Under 6 -110

Odds per BetMGM - Subject to Change


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