Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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The Calgary Flames travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +193 and the Bruins at -215. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Calgary comes into this matchup having played 61 games. They have an overall record of 26-31-4 and on the road they have a record of 9-17-3. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 166 goals and given up 190 goals for a point differential of -24. The Flames have 4 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 3-6-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-35 and an over/under record of 31-26-4. Boston shows up with a record of 34-23-6 including 13-16-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 195 goals and surrendered 175 for a goal differential of +20. The Bruins have 6 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 33-29 while their over/under record sits at 29-26-8.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 62 total points this season for the Flames. He has 24 goals this season with 165 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 38 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 13% by scoring 19 goals on 144 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 43 points on the season. Jonas Hiller has 9 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 563 shots against him and has given up 64 goals. He has made 499 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 53 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 23 goals this season with 209 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Loui Eriksson has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 23 goals on 134 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 24 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,441 shots against him and has given up 119 goals. He has made 1,322 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have 56 total points this season. They have scored 164 goals while giving up 188 goals. They have had 199 power play opportunities and have scored 32 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Flames have allowed 162 power play opportunities and given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.27% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Bruins have a total of 74 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 182 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 210 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 191 goals scored while they've given up 174 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.62%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've attempted 3,358 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,526 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.2% as they have 2,448 attempts while they've given up 2,526 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 51.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.3% for the season. They have 1,792 face off wins compared to 1,907 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.4%. On defense Calgary has 1,230 hits and they've blocked 1,000 shots from the opposition.
Boston has attempted 3,545 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,671 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.4% as they have 2,685 shots while they've given up 2,751 attempts on defense. The Bruins have an offensive zone percentage of 49.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.1% as they've compiled 1,985 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,977 face off losses. On defense Boston has blocked 920 shot attempts and they have 1,667 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 25-35 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 31-26-4 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 33-29 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 29-26-8 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
02/27/16 D Kris Russell Lower Body "?" Monday vs Philadelphia
02/19/16 D Ladislav Smid Upper Body out indefinitely
02/12/16 GO Karri Ramo Knee out for season
01/28/16 D Dennis Wideman Suspension out 20 games; eligible to return Mar 14 vs St Louis
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg out indefinitely
02/08/16 GO Malcolm Subban Throat out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Boston
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