Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Western Conference 1st Round - Game 1
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The Calgary Flames take on the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Flames are 8-0 in their last 8 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game and are 4-0 in their last 4 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. Calgary is 4-1 in their last 5 games following a loss of 3 or more goals and are 5-2 in their last 7 overall. The under is 6-0-1 in the Flames last 7 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game and is 6-0 in their last 6 games playing on 3 or more days rest.
The Canucks are 4-0 in their last 4 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game and are 13-3 in their last 16 vs. a team with a winning record. Vancouver is 8-2 in their last 10 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and are 12-4 in their last 16 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game. The over is 4-1-1 in the Canucks last 6 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and is 4-1-2 in their last 7 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
In head to head matchups, the home team is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings. The Flames are 17-35 in the last 52 meetings and are 7-20 in the last 27 meetings in Vancouver.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
Calgary Flames are 45-37-0 Against the Spread
Calgary Flames are 36-39-0 against the Over/Under
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
Vancouver Canucks are 48-34-0 Against the Spread
Vancouver Canucks are 35-35-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/08/14 C Sam Bennett Shoulder out 4-6 months
04/12/15 GO Karri Ramo Groin "?" Wednesday vs. Vancouver
04/12/15 C Lance Bouma Upper Body "?" Wednesday vs. Vancouver
04/12/15 C Paul Byron Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs. Vancouver
04/12/15 D Raphael Diaz Lower Body "?" Wednesday vs. Vancouver
02/27/15 D Mark Giordano Bicep out for season
02/21/15 GO Joni Ortio Ankle expected to miss 6-8 weeks
01/21/15 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
04/13/15 C Shawn Matthias Undisclosed probable Wednesday vs. Calgary
04/02/15 RW Brad Richardson Ankle out indefinitely
03/24/15 RW Zach Kassian Back out indefinitely
02/18/15 D Christopher Tanev Hand out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Calgary
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