Calgary Flames vs Detroit Red Wings 3/12/22 NHL Picks, Predictions, Odds

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The Detroit Red Wings and Calgary Flames meet Saturday in NHL action at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Detroit Red Wings look to snap a four-game losing streak. The Calgary Flames look for a win after winning 10 of their last 13 games.

The Detroit Red Wings are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 17.3 percent of their power play opportunities. Dylan Larkin leads Detroit with 27 goals, Moritz Seider has 36 assists and Tyler Bertuzzi has 126 shots on goal. Defensively, the Detroit Red Wings are allowing 3.7 goals per game and are killing 74 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Alex Nedeljkovic has given up 125 goals on 1,258 shots faced, and Thomas Greiss has allowed 65 goals on 579 shots.

The Calgary Flames are averaging 3.5 goals per game and are scoring on 23 percent of their power play opportunities. Andrew Mangiapane leads Calgary with 29 goals, Johnny Gaudreau has 51 assists and Matthew Tkachuk has 181 shots on goal. Defensively, the Calgary Flames are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 85.3 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Jacob Markstrom has allowed 94 goals on 1,281 shots faced, and Dan Vladar has allowed 38 goals on 381 shots.

The Red Wings are 18-68 in their last 86 road games and 57-124 in their last 181 overall. The Flames are 13-3 in their last 16 home games and 17-4 in their last 21 overall. The over is 6-1 in Red Wings last 7 overall. The over is 8-2 in Flames last 10 Saturday games. The Red Wings are 0-5 in the last 5 meetings in Calgary.

The Detroit Red Wings have been fade material on the road the last few years, and nothing changes here given their current form. The Calgary Flames have been one of the better home teams in the league over the last month, and they’ve won five straight against the Red Wings, which includes outscoring them 12-3 in the last three contests. Give me the Flames and the PL for max betting value.

Author: Lucy Green