The Calgary Flames (31-24-15) find themselves fifth in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference and are now preparing to face the Los Angeles Kings (40-20-10) for a Monday night showdown. The Flames suffered a defeat against the Seattle Kraken (6-4) in their last outing. Oliver Bjorkstrand, Jordan Eberle, Jaden Schwartz, and Eali Tolvanen were the scorers for the Flames.
As for the Kings, they are enjoying their second spot in the same division but had to face a defeat against the Vancouver Canucks (3-2). Alexander Edler and Carl Grundstrom were the two scorers in the loss. They will now host this game at the Crypto.com Arena, where they will look to start a winning run whereas the Flames will also look to avoid another defeat.
Calgary Flames vs Los Angeles Kings: Betting Odds
|Calgary Flames||-110||+1.5 (-260)||O 6 (-125)|
|Los Angeles Kings||-110||-1.5 (+215)||U 6 (+105)|
Calgary Flames vs Los Angeles Kings: Key Stats
The Flames are currently in the mix to qualify for the playoffs where anything is possible at the moment. They are currently 4-3-3 in their last 10 games as their defense has helped them win games. Offensively, they are averaging 3.1 goals per game, which ranks 18th in the league. Defensively, they are a little better at 15th, conceding 3.0 goals per game. The team has scored a total of 221 goals and has conceded 216, a difference of +5.
The Los Angeles Kings are on the right track to qualifying for the playoffs. Currently, they are one spot above what they finished last season, third with an overall record of 44-27-11. They rank 11th in the league in offense, averaging 3.3 goals per game but need to work on their defense, conceding 3.2 goals per game. The team has managed to score a total of 239 goals while conceding 227, a difference of +12.
Calgary Flames vs Los Angeles Kings: Match Details
Fixture: Calgary Flames @ Los Angeles Kings
Date & Time: Monday, March 20, 10:30 p.m ET
Venue: Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, California
Calgary Flames vs Los Angeles Kings: Pick
Adrian Kempe has a solid figure for the Kings this season. He has already scored 32 goals and has provided 20 assists in 70 games so far. Against the Flames, Adrian has managed 5 goals and 4 assists in 20 games. The team will rely on him to deliver tonight as well and improve his record against the Flames, starting tonight.
Best Pick: Adrian Kempe Anytime Scorer +165
Calgary Flames vs Los Angeles Kings: Prediction
The two teams are tied with a win against each other this season. This is a chance for both teams to take a lead in this third encounter. However, the Kings have the home advantage and are on a better run of games. At home, the Kings are super strong with a 22-9-4 record. On the other hand, the Flames are 15-10-11 away from home. Their previous two games of this season have crossed the total mark, so expect the third one to be no different.
Witness an entertaining, high-scoring encounter tonight.