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Calgary Flames vs New Jersey Devils Prediction & Betting Tips 12/9/2023

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Calgary Flames vs New Jersey Devils 12/9/2023:
  • We like the Flames on the moneyline (+102)
  • The Flames are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Calgary Flames vs New Jersey Devils Preview

Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Devils and Flames. The game is starting at 4:00 ET on MSGS, and it’s hosted by the Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB. Get ready to place your bets!

In this non-conference matchup, the Devils are the betting favorite against Flames. The over/under for the game is 6.5 goals. Check out BetCoco for Calgary Flames – New Jersey Devils odds

Calgary Flames vs New Jersey Devils Head-to-Head and Key Stats

When looking back on the last three times the Devils and Flames have played each other, New Jersey has the edge with a record of 2-1. However, the average scoring differential in these matchups is dead even with each team averaging 3 goals per game.

  • Although New Jersey has a straight up record of 4-1 in their last five road games, they have not held up as well vs. the puck line going 2-3. The team averaged 3 goals per game in these games.
  • Across their three previous home games, Calgary has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-2 while averaging 3 goals per game.
  • As the betting underdog, the Flames have an puck line record of 3-0 in their last three games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 3-0.
  • As the betting favorite, the Devils have an puck line mark of just 2-8 in their last ten games. New Jersey posted a straight up mark of 5-5 in these matchups.

Calgary Flames vs New Jersey Devils Prediction

As they prepare to face Calgary, the Devils currently possess a 13-10-1 record. When they are favored, their record stands at 11-8-1, while as underdogs, it is 2-2-0. On the road, they have gone 8-4-0 this season and are 5-6-1 at home.

On the offensive side, the Devils are scoring an 3.6 goals per game this season, ranking 6th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 16th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Devils offense is 2nd in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 19th in the NHL.

Goalie Vitek Vanecek comes into the game having made 15 starts this season. So far, his record is 9-5 and he has a save percentage of 87.7%.

Before their matchup against New Jersey, the Flames arrive with a 11-12-3 record. They hold a 5-6-2 record when considered the favorites and 6-6-1 when seen as the underdogs. On the road, they have gone 5-7-2 this season and are 6-5-1 at home.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Flames are averaging 2.9 goals per game this season, putting them in the 21st spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 10th in the league. Coming into the game, the Flames have 6-8 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 4-4.

Heading into this matchup vs. New Jersey, goalie Dustin Wolf has started two games in this season. His current record is 1-1, and his save percentage stands at 90.1%.

Even though they are 1.5 goal underdogs, we see the Flames winning this game by a score of 4-3.

Calgary Flames vs New Jersey Devils Betting Tips

  • We like the Flames on the moneyline (+102)
  • The Flames are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Calgary Flames Injury Report

  • Jacob Markstrom – Finger – Out
  • Oliver Kylington – Personal – Out
  • A.J. Greer – Illness – Questionable
  • Kevin Rooney – Shoulder – Out
  • Jakob Pelletier – Shoulder – Out
  • Walker Duehr – Illness – Questionable

New Jersey Devils Injury Report

  • Dougie Hamilton – Upper Body – Out
  • Tomás Nosek – Upper Body – Out
  • Nolan Foote – Upper Body – Out
  • Brian Halonen – Lower Body – Out

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