Florida Panthers vs. Calgary Flames Prediction, Odds, Picks for NHL Monday [12/18/2023]

Florida Panthers vs. Calgary Flames Prediction, Odds, Picks for NHL Monday [12/18/2023]

NHL action continues on Monday at 9:30PM ET as the Florida Panthers lock horns with the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome.

Dimers.com's comprehensive betting preview for Monday's Panthers vs. Flames matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

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

We have used innovative machine learning and statistics to simulate the outcome of Monday's NHL matchup between the Panthers and Flames 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our famous predictive analytics model gives the Panthers a 52% chance of beating the Flames.

According to our model, the Flames (+1.5) have a 68% chance of covering the puck line, while the 6.5-goal Over/Under has a 54% chance of going under.

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Panthers vs. Flames Odds

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

Bet Type Panthers Flames
Puck Line -1.5 (+198) +1.5 (-230)
Moneyline -118 +105
Total o6.5 (+102) u6.5 (-120)
  • The Flames are currently +1.5 underdogs against the Panthers, with -230 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the favored Panthers (-1.5) to cover the puck line, FanDuel Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +198.
  • BetMGM Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Flames at +105. That means you can throw down $100 to profit $105, earning a total payout of $205, if they win.
  • On the other hand, FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Panthers at -118, where you can risk $118 to win $100 for a total payout of $218 if they come out on top.
  • The Over/Under is set at 6.5 with DraftKings, which currently has the best odds for the Over at +102, while BetMGM currently has the best odds for the Under at -120.

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

As always, make sure you check the sports betting sites you can bet with in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Panthers vs. Flames Picks

By comparing our probabilities to the odds listed above, we have found the best betting picks to make on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Panthers -1.5 +198
Moneyline Flames +105
Total Under 6.5 -120


Even though the Flames are more likely to cover the puck line, our best bet of Panthers -1.5 is based on the expectation of that happening, according to DimersBOT, and the best odds available.

And while the Panthers are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Flames moneyline is the best option because of the edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the sportsbooks' odds currently on offer.

Taking advantage of the edges published on Dimers is pivotal to achieving long-term profitability as a sports bettor.

Dimers' best NHL bets are based on complex simulations and wagering expertise to bring you the best possible plays every day of the year.

Panthers vs. Flames Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Panthers vs. Flames? The data is in.

Featured below are the most likely first goal and most likely anytime goal scorers for both the Panthers and Flames this Monday.

And you know what, we provide this information to you for FREE to help you discover the best prop bets for Monday's game.

According to DimersBOT, Florida's Carter Verhaeghe is most likely to score the first goal in Panthers vs. Flames.

DimersBOT gives Verhaeghe a 7.3% chance of scoring the first goal at Scotiabank Saddledome, while the Panthers star is a 34.5% chance of netting an anytime goal.

Scroll down for our complete list of first and anytime goal scorer probabilities.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Florida Panthers

Player First Goal Probability
Carter Verhaeghe 7.3%
Sam Reinhart 6.4%
Aleksander Barkov 6.3%
Matthew Tkachuk 5.3%
Sam Bennett 3.4%

Calgary Flames

Player First Goal Probability
Elias Lindholm 6.2%
Yegor Sharangovich 5.6%
Nazem Kadri 4.4%
Connor Zary 4.3%
Jonathan Huberdeau 4.0%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Florida Panthers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Carter Verhaeghe 34.5%
Sam Reinhart 31.6%
Aleksander Barkov 31.2%
Matthew Tkachuk 27.8%
Sam Bennett 20.7%

Calgary Flames

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Elias Lindholm 31.5%
Yegor Sharangovich 29.3%
Nazem Kadri 24.4%
Connor Zary 24.0%
Blake Coleman 21.7%
Remember, our model updates frequently, so refresh this page for the latest betting analysis ahead of the Panthers vs. Flames on Monday December 18, 2023.

Panthers vs. Flames Game Information

Monday's game between the Flames and Panthers at Scotiabank Saddledome is scheduled to begin at 9:30PM ET.


Our full coverage of Panthers vs. Flames includes pregame predictions, betting picks, and live scores.

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