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Calgary Flames vs Chicago Blackhawks 04/18/2022 Picks, Predictions and Preview

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Calgary Flames vs Chicago Blackhawks 04-18-2022 Picks Predictions and Preview

Calgary Flames vs Chicago Blackhawks 04/18/2022 – The Calgary Flames have clinched their playoff position and are all set to take the road down south to the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The Flames are currently holding a 46-20-9 record on the season and are coming in this game with a winning record. The Chicago Blackhawks are out of the playoffs and are one of the worst teams in the Central Division with a 25-39-11 record on the season. The NHL betting lines are foreseeing a win for the Calgary Flames in this unbalanced matchup.

Calgary Flames vs Chicago Blackhawks 04/18/2022

When: Monday, April 18, 8:00 PM ET

Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Calgary Flames vs Chicago Blackhawks 04/18/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Calgary Flames -2 (+155)5.5 o (-182)-163
Chicago Blackhawks +2 (-120)5.5 u (+130)+333
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Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames are battling with the Edmonton Oilers for the division title and they are coming into this game after a big victory against the Coyotes. Calgary’s offense had one of the best games as they pounded the Coyotes with nine goals. From the defensive end, they gave up only one. Calgary’s offensive unit is averaging 3.5 goals per game and their defense is giving up 2.5 in return. Jacob Markstrom will protect the net for the Flames who are giving up 2.22 goals per game.

Players to watch: J. Gaudreau LW (G 36, A 69, PTS 105), M. Tkachuk LW (G 39, A 57, PTS 96), E. Lindholm C (G 39, A 39, PTS 78).

Chicago Blackhawks

It’s time for the Blackhawks to rework their strategy and hope for a better season next time. Chicago’s defense gave up four goals to the Nashville Predators in their last game after scoring only three. The Blackhawks are out of the playoffs as they continue to surrender 3.5 goals to opponents. Kevin Lankinen will stand in front of the net for the Blackhawks who are giving up 3.68 goals per game to opponents.

Players to watch: P. Kane RW (G 25, A 63, PTS 88), A. DeBrincat LW (G 39, A 33, PTS 72), S. Jones D (G 5, A 44, PTS 49).

Calgary Flames vs Chicago Blackhawks Betting Predictions

Trends

Flames

Calgary are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Flames are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games against Chicago.
Calgary are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Calgary are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Calgary’s last 5 games played on a Monday.

Blackhawks

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games.
Chicago are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 6 games against Calgary.
Chicago are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Chicago are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Calgary.

Flames vs Blackhawks Betting Picks

The Blackhawks are done with their season and they are up against one of the toughest teams. The NHL betting spreads are intact for the Flames to win this game with ease and cover the spread with a decent score.

Score Prediction: Flames 6, Blackhawks 2.