Thursday, December 17, 2015
American Airlines Center
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The Calgary Flames travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Thursday, December 17, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +176 and the Stars at -196. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Calgary comes into this matchup having played 30 games. They have an overall record of 14-14-2 and on the road they have a record of 4-9-2. Currently they are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 80 goals and given up 104 goals for a point differential of -24. Dallas shows up with a record of 23-6-2 including 12-3-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 107 goals and surrendered 80 for a goal differential of +27.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Flames. He has 12 goals this season with 72 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 10 goals on 69 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Karri Ramo has 10 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 556 shots against him and has given up 54 goals. He has made 502 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Tyler Seguin has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Stars. He has 17 goals this season with 128 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Jamie Benn has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 20 goals on 96 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 12 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 517 shots against him and has given up 47 goals. He has made 470 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Flames have 30 total points this season. They have scored 79 goals while giving up 103 goals. They have had 90 power play opportunities and have scored 10 goals on those chances for a percentage of 11%. The Flames have allowed 81 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 72%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.08% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 88%.
The Stars have a total of 48 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 99 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 90 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 106 goals scored while they've given up 79 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.61%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 13-16 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 16-12-1 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 22-8 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 16-15-0 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
12/16/15 RW Michael Frolik Shoulder doubtful Thursday vs. Dallas
10/14/15 C Lance Bouma Fibula expected to miss 3 months
Dallas Stars Injuries
10/05/15 RW Brett Ritchie Wrist out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Dallas
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