Los Angeles Kings vs. Calgary Flames Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Tuesday, Feb. 27

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We have your Los Angeles Kings vs. Calgary Flames prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Los Angeles Kings hit the road to face the Calgary Flames.

The Los Angeles Kings (29-18-10) are set to face off against the Calgary Flames (28-25-5) in a Western Conference clash that could have significant playoff implications. As the Kings aim to solidify their wild-card spot, the Flames are looking to extend their winning streak and close the gap in the playoff race.

Los Angeles Kings vs. Calgary Flames Odds Info

Moneyline: Los Angeles Kings -105 (DraftKings) / Calgary Flames -105 (BetMGM)

Puck Line: -1.5 – Los Angeles Kings -265 (DraftKings) / Calgary Flames +215 (DraftKings)

Total: 6.0 – -120 (BetRivers) / -103 (BetRivers)

Game Info

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 27

Time: 09:00 PM

Location: Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary, AB


Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Los Angeles Kings have 18 wins and 12 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Los Angeles Kings have 9 wins and 8 losses.
  • This season, the Los Angeles Kings have hit 22 overs and 35 unders.

Calgary Flames Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Calgary Flames have 14 wins and 14 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Calgary Flames have 12 wins and 14 losses.
  • This season, the Calgary Flames have hit 32 overs and 26 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the course of the last two seasons, the Los Angeles Kings and the Calgary Flames have faced off a total of five times, with the Kings emerging victorious in three of those encounters while the Flames claimed two wins. These matchups have consistently favored the home team, with all five games won by the hosts, indicating a strong home-ice advantage in this series. When it comes to betting statistics, the Kings have dominated against the spread, covering it in all five games, whereas the Flames have not managed to cover the spread in any of the meetings. The total score has tended to be high, with the Over hitting four times, suggesting a trend of high-scoring games between these two teams. Other notable statistics from these games include the Kings’ strong offensive output, as evidenced by their 8-2 victory on March 20, 2023, where they managed an impressive 39 shots on goal. The Flames, on the other hand, have shown resilience, with close games such as the one on December 22, 2022, where they narrowly lost in overtime with a final score of 3-4.

The most recent game between the Kings and Flames took place on December 23, 2023, and ended with a 5-3 victory for the Kings. In this game, the Kings were able to capitalize on their scoring opportunities, netting five goals from 34 shots on goal. Quinton Byfield was a standout player for the Kings, scoring twice, including the opening goal of the game. The Flames’ effort was led by Blake Coleman, who scored two of their three goals. Despite the Flames’ 32 shots on goal and a close scoreline heading into the final period, the Kings secured the win with a strong third-period performance. The Kings’ goaltender, Cam Talbot, had a save percentage of 0.906, while the Flames’ Jacob Markstrom saved 29 out of 34 shots for a save percentage of 0.879. This game continued the trend of the home team winning and the Kings covering the spread, with the total score going over the set line of 5.5.

Los Angeles Kings vs. Calgary Flames Predictions

The Kings come into this matchup after a narrow loss to the Edmonton Oilers, but they’ve been playing solid hockey overall, winning seven of their last ten games. With Trevor Moore leading the team in goals and Adrian Kempe contributing with team-high assists and points, the Kings have been finding ways to win. Their power play has been effective, and they’ll be looking to exploit the Flames’ penalty kill unit. Defensively, they’ve been middle of the pack, but goaltender Cam Talbot has shown he can be a difference-maker in net.

On the other side, the Flames are entering the game on a three-game winning streak, with their latest victory coming against the Oilers. The Flames have been led by the offensive prowess of Blake Coleman and the playmaking abilities of Nazem Kadri. Calgary’s offense has been clicking recently, and they’ll need to maintain that momentum against a Kings team that has been tough to beat. The Flames have been strong at home, and they’ll look to use the energy of the Scotiabank Saddledome crowd to their advantage.

This game is expected to be tightly contested, with both teams closely matched in terms of talent and recent form. The key matchup to watch will be the Kings’ top scorers against the Flames’ goaltender Jacob Markstrom, who is expected to return to the net after being under the weather. With both teams fighting for their playoff lives, expect a high-intensity game with plenty of action at both ends of the ice.

Los Angeles Kings vs. Calgary Flames Pick

Given the recent form of both teams and the strong home-ice advantage that has been evident in past matchups, the Calgary Flames moneyline bet is the more compelling choice. The Flames are riding a three-game winning streak and have demonstrated an ability to capitalize on their scoring opportunities, particularly at home. With the Flames’ top scorers finding their groove and Jacob Markstrom expected to return to the net, Calgary’s chances of extending their winning streak look promising. Additionally, the Flames’ offense has been clicking, and they’ll be eager to maintain that momentum against a Kings team that has shown some vulnerability on the road.

While the Kings have been playing solid hockey and have a strong record against the spread in their recent meetings with the Flames, the dynamics of this game favor the home team. The Flames’ recent offensive surge and the support of the Scotiabank Saddledome crowd give them the edge. Moreover, the Kings are coming off a loss and may be feeling the pressure of the playoff race, which could impact their performance. Considering these factors, the Calgary Flames moneyline bet is the more strategic pick for this Western Conference clash.

The Pick: Calgary Flames -105. (BetMGM)

Los Angeles Kings vs. Calgary Flames Player Prop Picks

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

Calgary Flames

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Nazem Kadri Points 0.5 8/10 -140 +110 1.3 1.20
Andrew Mangiapane Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -180 +140 2.3 2.17