Tuesday, December 27, 2016
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The Calgary Flames travel to Pepsi Center to play the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday, December 27, 2016.
Calgary comes into this matchup having played 36 games. They have an overall record of 18-16-2 and on the road they have a record of 10-7-2. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 94 goals and given up 103 goals for a point differential of -9. The Flames have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-18 and an over/under record of 14-17-5. Colorado shows up with a record of 12-20-1 including 4-11-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 67 goals and surrendered 106 for a goal differential of -39. The Avalanche have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 12-21 while their over/under record sits at 13-16-4.
Sam Bennett has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Flames. He has 8 goals this season with 61 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 16 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 8% by scoring 6 goals on 80 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 13 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 615 shots against him and has given up 48 goals. He has made 567 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 12 goals this season with 75 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 9 goals on 117 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 23 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 6 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 656 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 591 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Flames have 38 total points this season. They have scored 94 goals while giving up 103 goals. They have had 117 power play opportunities and have scored 22 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Flames have allowed 133 power play opportunities and given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 28 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 Avalanche have a total of 25 points on the season. They have 16 power play goals on 109 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 124 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 67 goals scored while they've given up 106 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.10%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 49% as they've attempted 1,930 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,007 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.4% as they have 1,421 attempts while they've given up 1,516 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 48% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52% for the season. They have 1,093 face off wins compared to 1,121 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Calgary has 706 hits and they've blocked 491 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 1,704 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,897 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.3% as they have 1,277 shots while they've given up 1,421 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 47.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53.1% as they've compiled 1,062 face off wins this season and they have suffered 937 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 476 shot attempts and they have 765 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 16-18 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 14-17-5 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 12-21 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 13-16-4 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
12/23/16 C Lance Bouma Shoulder expected to miss Friday vs. Vancouver
12/23/16 D Jyrki Jokipakka Undisclosed expected to miss Friday vs. Vancouver
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/23/16 GO Semyon Varlamov Groin "?"
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Calgary
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