Monday, November 21, 2016
First Niagara Center
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The Calgary Flames travel to First Niagara Center to play the Buffalo Sabres on Monday, November 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +109 and the Sabres at -120. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Calgary comes into this matchup having played 19 games. They have an overall record of 7-11-1 and on the road they have a record of 4-4-1. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 44 goals and given up 63 goals for a point differential of -19. The Flames have an overall record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 6-12 and an over/under record of 8-10-1. Buffalo shows up with a record of 6-8-4 including 2-4-2 at home this season. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 33 goals and surrendered 46 for a goal differential of -13. The Sabres have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 5-12 while their over/under record sits at 4-12-2.
Troy Brouwer has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Flames. He has 4 goals this season with 30 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 17 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 13% by scoring 6 goals on 45 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Brian Elliott has 3 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 314 shots against him and has given up 37 goals. He has made 277 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
Ryan O'Reilly has accumulated 9 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 4 goals this season with 43 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Kyle Okposo has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 5 goals on 48 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 10 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 4 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 405 shots against him and has given up 33 goals. He has made 372 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have 15 total points this season. They have scored 44 goals while giving up 63 goals. They have had 67 power play opportunities and have scored 6 goals on those chances for a percentage of 9%. The Flames have allowed 69 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.09% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Sabres have a total of 16 points on the season. They have 11 power play goals on 57 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 63 power play opportunities and have given up 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 33 goals scored while they've given up 46 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.33%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 50% as they've attempted 1,031 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,030 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.5% as they have 753 attempts while they've given up 768 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 50.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.5% for the season. They have 596 face off wins compared to 576 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.9%. On defense Calgary has 389 hits and they've blocked 262 shots from the opposition.
Buffalo has attempted 916 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,036 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.2% as they have 693 shots while they've given up 807 attempts on defense. The Sabres have an offensive zone percentage of 46.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 53.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53% as they've compiled 600 face off wins this season and they have suffered 533 face off losses. On defense Buffalo has blocked 229 shot attempts and they have 414 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 6-12 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 8-10-1 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 5-12 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 4-12-2 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
11/18/16 RW Kris Versteeg Groin "?" Sunday vs. Detroit
11/16/16 LW Johnny Gaudreau Finger out indefinitely
11/06/16 C Lance Bouma Shoulder out indefinitely
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
11/19/16 D Dmitry Kulikov Abdominal "?" Monday vs Calgary
11/19/16 C Ryan O'Reilly Abdominal "?" Monday vs Calgary
11/12/16 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
11/10/16 LW Tyler Ennis Groin out indefinitely
11/03/16 D Zach Bogosian Knee out indefinitely
10/31/16 LW Nicolas Deslauriers Knee out indefinitely
10/12/16 C Jack Eichel Ankle out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Buffalo -120
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