Calgary Flames vs. Anaheim Ducks Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/21/2023]

Calgary Flames vs. Anaheim Ducks Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/21/2023]

The Anaheim Ducks and Calgary Flames are scheduled to meet in the NHL at Honda Center on Thursday, with puck drop at 10:00PM ET.'s comprehensive betting preview for Thursday's Flames vs. Ducks matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Flames vs. Ducks Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used powerful machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Thursday's NHL game between the Flames and Ducks 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our proven predictive analytics model gives the Flames a 61% chance of beating the Ducks.

According to our model, the Ducks (+1.5) have a 59% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6-goal Over/Under has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

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Flames vs. Ducks Odds

We have researched the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Flames Ducks
Puck Line -1.5 (+130) +1.5 (-150)
Moneyline -190 +164
Total o6 (-118) u6 (+100)
  • The Ducks are listed as +1.5 underdogs versus the Flames, with -150 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Flames (-1.5) to cover the puck line, DraftKings Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +130.
  • DraftKings currently has the best moneyline odds for the Ducks at +164. That means you can bet $100 to profit $164, earning a total payout of $264, if they win.
  • On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Flames at -190, where you can risk $190 to win $100 for a total payout of $290 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under for total goals scored is set at 6 with DraftKings, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -118, while BetMGM currently has the best odds for the Under at +100.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out all the online sportsbooks available in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Flames vs. Ducks Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks for this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Ducks +1.5 -150
Moneyline Ducks +164
Total Under 6 +100


While the Flames are more likely to win the game, taking the Ducks moneyline is the best option due to the 1.1% edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is crucial to being profitable in the long run.

Dimers' best NHL bets are based on detailed simulations and gambling intelligence to serve you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Flames vs. Ducks Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Flames vs. Ducks?

According to our model, Calgary's Yegor Sharangovich is most likely to score the first goal in Flames vs. Ducks.

Our projections give Sharangovich a 6.6% chance of scoring the first goal at Honda Center, while the Flames star is a 33.9% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Calgary Flames

Player First Goal Probability
Yegor Sharangovich 6.6%
Elias Lindholm 6.3%
Nazem Kadri 5.3%
Connor Zary 5.3%
Blake Coleman 4.9%

Anaheim Ducks

Player First Goal Probability
Adam Henrique 5.0%
Troy Terry 4.5%
Leo Carlsson 4.5%
Frank Vatrano 4.3%
Alex Killorn 4.3%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Calgary Flames

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Elias Lindholm 34.8%
Yegor Sharangovich 33.9%
Nazem Kadri 29.3%
Connor Zary 27.2%
Blake Coleman 25.7%

Anaheim Ducks

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Adam Henrique 27.2%
Troy Terry 25.9%
Leo Carlsson 24.8%
Mason McTavish 24.1%
Frank Vatrano 23.8%
Remember, our model updates frequently, so check this article for the latest betting analysis ahead of the Flames vs. Ducks on Thursday December 21, 2023.

Flames vs. Ducks Game Information

Thursday's game between the Ducks and Flames at Honda Center is scheduled to begin at 10:00PM ET.


Our full coverage of Flames vs. Ducks includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live updates.

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This preview article has been partially generated using automated processes and AI technology. Our goal is to provide timely and accurate updates on Thursday's Flames vs. Ducks contest, and automation assists in data collection, analysis, and formatting. Human editing and quality control are performed to ensure the content meets our editorial guidelines.

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