|Game||Calgary Flames vs New York Islanders|
|Date & Time||Thursday March 12, 2020, 9:00 PM (EDT)|
Scotiabank Saddledome Scotiabank Saddledome, 555, Saddledome Rise SE, Victoria Park, Downtown East Village, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2W1, Canada
CAL -145 ; O/U 5.5
The Islanders have lost 7 games in a row and really need to get a win as the Islanders are in a free fall in the Metro Division. The Islanders have dropped all the way back to 6th place. During the losing skid the Islanders have fallen to 35-23-10 on the year.
Brock Nelson leads the Islanders in goal scoring with 24 goals. Mathew Barzal has put in 40 assist and 59 points total for the Islanders. The offense for New York has scored only 2.76 goals a game, but the defense has allowed 2.78 goals a game.
The Flames are coming into the game here after recently losing to the Vegas team. The loss dropped the Flames to a 36-27-7 record on the year and that was not overly impressive for the Calgary team, but the Flames are still sitting in 3rd in the Pacific Division.
Elisa Lindholm has ended up with a total of 29 goals for the Flames. The passing leader is Johnny Gaudreau with 40 assist and Matthew Tkachuk has ended up with 61 points overall. When it comes to scoring on the year the Flames managed to get 2.91 goals a game, but the defense for the Flames has allowed only 3.06 goals a game.
Recent Betting Trends
- The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Islanders' last 13 games.
- NY Islanders are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games.
- The total has gone OVER in 11 of Calgary's last 15 games.
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Calgary's last 10 games against NY Islanders.
The Flames are playing at home in this game and are facing a struggling Islanders team. Look for the Islanders offensive woes to continue in the game here as the Islanders are unable to go into the game and pick up their offense, even against a suspect Islanders defense and that allows the Flames offense to come to life in the game. Final Score Prediction, Calgary Flames win 4-2.