2020 Flames vs Bruins NHL Odds, Preview, and Pick

2020 Flames vs Bruins NHL Odds, Preview, and Pick

Written by on February 25, 2020

On Tuesday night, the Calgary Flames head east to the TD Garden in Boston to battle the Bruins. Calgary is a massive underdog to beat Boston, one of the top squads in the Eastern Conference. Will the Flames surprise with a big-time win? Or, will Boston get the “W”, as they have on their own ice for most of the season? Check out NHL odds, analysis, and a free pick for Flames vs Bruins!

2020 Flames vs Bruins NHL Odds, Preview, and Pick

  • When: Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7:00 pm ET
  • Where: TD Garden, Boston, MA
  • TV: TBD
  • Moneyline Odds: Flames +180 / Bruins -210 / Over/Under Odds: 6

Why Calgary Flames is a good bet to win at +180

Although it’s difficult to beat Boston on the road, Calgary might step it up enough for a huge win. The Flames have performed great on the road in recent games. They’re a terrific 4-1 SU in their last 5. A couple of impressive wins happened against Vancouver and San Jose. Not only did Calgary beat Vancouver and San Jose, but they also pummeled those teams by identical 6-2 scores. Boston’s rabid fans won’t intimidate the road warrior Flames.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Goals For: 2.9
  • Shots For: 31.7
  • Power Plays: 19.9%
  • Face-Offs: 49.1%
Defense:
  • Goals Against: 3.1
  • Shots Against: 32.5
  • Penalty Kills: 82.3%
  • Shutouts: 6

Why Boston Bruins are a good bet to win at-210

Boston isn’t unbeatable. On Feb. 22, Vancouver beat the Bruins 9-3. But Boston almost never loses 2 straight. Also, they have huge winning streaks in between losses. Before dropping the match to the Canucks, Boston had won 5 in a row. The Bruins haven’t lost 2 straight since Jan 13 and Jan 14. Both those matches were on the road. At home, the Bruins should prevail.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Goals For: 3.3
  • Shots For: 32.2
  • Power Plays: 25.2%
  • Face-Offs: 51%
Defense:
  • Goals Against: 2.4
  • Shots Against: 30.1
  • Penalty Kills: 84%
  • Shutouts: 1

NHL Betting Trends for Calgary Flames vs Boston Bruins

  • Flames are 4-0 in their last 4 games as a road underdog
  • Calgary is 5-1 in their last 6 on the road
  • Flames are 1-6 in their last 7 games following a win
  • Over is 6-0 in Flames last 6 games following a win
  • Boston is 11-2 in their last 13 overall
  • Bruins are 10-2 in their last 12 versus a team with a winning record
  • Boston is 0-4 in their last 4 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game
  • Under is 5-1 in Bruins last 6 games as a home favorite

Flames vs Bruins NHL Betting Analysis

Calgary is a good team, but the Flames are up against it versus the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Most hot trends favor the Bruins. They battle the Flames at home and Calgary doesn’t perform well after a victory.,

Also, even though the Flames are 5-1 SU in their last 6 on the road, the lone loss is worrisome. Calgary dropped a game to the L.A. Kings at the Staple Center on Feb. 12. The Kings beat the Flames 5-3. If Calgary can’t step it up against the Kings on the road, they’ll have a heck of a time stepping it up against Boston at the TD Garden. Boston wins.

NHL Free Pick: Bruins -210

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