Saturday, December 19, 2015
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The Calgary Flames travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Saturday, December 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +155 and the Blues at -175. The over/under has been set at 5.
Calgary comes into this matchup having played 31 games. They have an overall record of 15-14-2 and on the road they have a record of 5-9-2. Currently they are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 83 goals and given up 105 goals for a point differential of -22. St. Louis shows up with a record of 19-10-4 including 10-6-2 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 84 goals and surrendered 79 for a goal differential of +5.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Flames. He has 12 goals this season with 74 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 21 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 15% by scoring 11 goals on 73 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Karri Ramo has 11 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 592 shots against him and has given up 55 goals. He has made 537 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Blues. He has 20 goals this season with 118 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Alex Steen has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 11 goals on 95 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Jake Allen has 15 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 671 shots against him and has given up 49 goals. He has made 622 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Flames have 32 total points this season. They have scored 82 goals while giving up 104 goals. They have had 93 power play opportunities and have scored 10 goals on those chances for a percentage of 11%. The Flames have allowed 84 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.14% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Blues have a total of 42 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 96 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 111 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 83 goals scored while they've given up 78 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.25%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 14-16 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 16-13-1 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 18-14 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 11-18-4 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
12/16/15 RW Michael Frolik Shoulder out indefinitely
10/14/15 C Lance Bouma Fibula expected to miss 3 months
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/06/15 C Steve Ott Hamstring out 3 months
10/24/15 LW Jaden Schwartz Ankle expected to miss 12 weeks
10/07/15 C Patrik Berglund Shoulder out 3 months
Guy's Pick: Take Calgary
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