Flames vs Ducks Prediction - NHL Picks 12/21/23

Anaheim Ducks (12-19) vs Calgary Flames (13-14-5)

Game Info: Thursday, December 21, 2023 at 10:00 pm (Honda Center)

Betting Odds: Anaheim Ducks +137 / Calgary Flames -172 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Calgary Flames and Anaheim Ducks face off on Thursday in an NHL showdown at Honda Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Flames vs Ducks prediction.

Flames Look to Build on Last game

The Flames faced off against the Florida Panthers in the last game and they scored three goals on the way to the victory. Jacob Markstrom had a strong game had a strong game scoring 33 of the 34 shots that he faced. The Flames are averaging 3.0 goals while their defense is giving up 3.31 goals per game. The offense is ranked 20th in the league but in this game it’s probably going to come down to how the defense plays. Nazem Kadri has scored eight goals and added 15 assists so far this season. 

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Ducks Look for Third Straight Win

The Ducks have won two straight games and although they have struggled this season, they might have some confidence heading into this game. In the last game against the Detroit Red Wings, the offense scored four goals on the way to the victory. Adam Henrique scored a goal and added an assist. The Ducks on the season is averaging 2.67 goals while their defense is giving up 3.38 goals per game. The offense is ranked 29th and they need to get the offense going here. Frank Vatrano has scored 14 goals and added nine assists. 

Flames vs Ducks Betting Prediction

These are two offenses that have had issues all season and they are both going to really struggle to get the offense going here. The Ducks are averaging only 2.67 goals per game and they are both going to really struggle to get the offense going here. One of these teams is going to finish with a goal or less and that is going to be the difference here. Back the under to cash here with ease. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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