Calgary Flames at Arizona Coyotes 12-19-2016 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Guy Bruhn - 12/18/2016
Monday, December 19, 2016
Gila River Arena
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The Calgary Flames travel to Gila River Arena to play the Arizona Coyotes on Monday, December 19, 2016.
Calgary comes into this matchup having played 33 games. They have an overall record of 16-15-2 and on the road they have a record of 9-6-2. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 85 goals and given up 96 goals for a point differential of -11. The Flames have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 14-17 and an over/under record of 13-17-3. Arizona shows up with a record of 11-15-5 including 6-5-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 70 goals and surrendered 97 for a goal differential of -27. The Coyotes have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 8-20 while their over/under record sits at 9-18-4.
Sam Bennett has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Flames. He has 7 goals this season with 54 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Michael Frolik has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 6 goals on 70 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 13 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 581 shots against him and has given up 44 goals. He has made 537 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Jordan Martinook has accumulated 13 total points this season for the Coyotes. He has 6 goals this season with 49 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 7 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Radim Vrbata has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 8 goals on 92 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Mike Smith has 7 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Coyotes. He has had 599 shots against him and has given up 42 goals. He has made 557 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Flames have 34 total points this season. They have scored 85 goals while giving up 96 goals. They have had 106 power play opportunities and have scored 18 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Flames have allowed 121 power play opportunities and given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.16% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Coyotes have a total of 27 points on the season. They have 13 power play goals on 89 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 107 power play opportunities and have given up 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 70 goals scored while they've given up 97 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.99%. As a team they give up 36 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 48.6% as they've attempted 1,750 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,851 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.8% as they have 1,282 attempts while they've given up 1,401 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the season. They have 1,000 face off wins compared to 1,024 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Calgary has 645 hits and they've blocked 450 shots from the opposition.
Arizona has attempted 1,624 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,022 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 44.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 43.9% as they have 1,214 shots while they've given up 1,552 attempts on defense. The Coyotes have an offensive zone percentage of 44.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 55.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.5% as they've compiled 910 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,007 face off losses. On defense Arizona has blocked 470 shot attempts and they have 831 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 14-17 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 13-17-3 against the over/under
Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 8-20 straight up
The Arizona Coyotes are 9-18-4 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Arizona Coyotes Injuries
12/10/16 LW Max Domi Hand out indefinitely
11/18/16 RW Brad Richardson Tibia out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Arizona
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