Tuesday, December 6, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Calgary Flames travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +115 and the Stars at -143. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Calgary comes into this matchup having played 28 games. They have an overall record of 13-13-2 and on the road they have a record of 7-6-2. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 71 goals and given up 82 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 11-15 and an over/under record of 11-14-3. Dallas shows up with a record of 10-10-6 including 6-3-2 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 66 goals and surrendered 85 for a goal differential of -19. The Stars have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 10-16 while their over/under record sits at 12-14-0.
Sam Bennett has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Flames. He has 6 goals this season with 43 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Michael Frolik has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 6 goals on 65 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 10 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 445 shots against him and has given up 32 goals. He has made 413 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Stars. He has 7 goals this season with 63 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 9 goals on 90 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 27 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 410 shots against him and has given up 40 goals. He has made 370 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Flames have 28 total points this season. They have scored 71 goals while giving up 82 goals. They have had 87 power play opportunities and have scored 11 goals on those chances for a percentage of 13%. The Flames have allowed 104 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.95% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Stars have a total of 26 points on the season. They have 18 power play goals on 98 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 92 power play opportunities and have given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 66 goals scored while they've given up 85 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.63%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 48.7% as they've attempted 1,485 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,562 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.1% as they have 1,094 attempts while they've given up 1,182 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 48.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.1% for the season. They have 855 face off wins compared to 853 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Calgary has 567 hits and they've blocked 380 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 1,470 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,554 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.4% as they have 1,093 shots while they've given up 1,120 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 44.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 55.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.2% as they've compiled 822 face off wins this season and they have suffered 849 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 434 shot attempts and they have 504 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 11-15 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 11-14-3 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 10-16 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 12-14-0 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
12/04/16 LW Micheal Ferland Upper Body injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs Dallas
11/06/16 C Lance Bouma Shoulder out indefinitely
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Dallas Stars Injuries
12/05/16 LW Patrick Sharp Concussion out indefinitely
11/21/16 D Johnny Oduya Lower Body out indefinitely
11/16/16 RW Jiri Hudler Illness out indefinitely
11/01/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee expected to miss 5-6 months
10/31/16 RW Ales Hemsky Hip expected to miss 5-6 months
Guy's Pick: Take Dallas -143
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