Wednesday, October 12, 2016
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The Calgary Flames travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +110 and the Oilers at -130. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Calgary comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 35-40-7 last season and on the road they had a record of 14-24-3. They finished 5th in the Pacific Division. They scored 231 goals and gave up 260 goals for a point differential of -29. The Flames had 7 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they had an ATS record of 33-47 and an over/under record of 42-36-4. Edmonton had a regular season record of 31-43-8 including 19-20-2 at home last season. They were 7th in the Pacific Division. They scored 203 goals and surrendered 245 for a goal differential of -42. The Oilers had 8 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 31-50 while their over/under record sat at 39-38-5.
John Gaudreau accumulated 78 total points last season for the Flames. He had 30 goals last year with 217 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He had a total of 48 assists on the season and averaged 20 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 27 goals on 197 shots. He had 36 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Brian Elliott had 23 wins and 8 losses last season in net for the Flames. He had 1,113 shots against him and gave up 78 goals. He made 1,035 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Connor McDavid accumulated 48 total points last season for the Oilers. He had 16 goals last year with 105 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He had a total of 32 assists on the season and averaged 19 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 19 goals on 133 shots. He had 32 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Cam Talbot had 21 wins and 27 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He had 1,648 shots against him and gave up 137 goals. He made 1,511 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flames had 77 total points last season. They scored 231 goals while giving up 260 goals. They had 270 power play opportunities and scored 46 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Flames allowed 234 power play opportunities and gave up 57 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. They averaged 29 shots per game and as a team they shot 9.63% for the season. They allowed 29 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 90%.
The Oilers had a total of 70 points on the season. They had 43 power play goals on 237 opportunities for a percentage of 18%. They allowed 254 power play opportunities and gave up 49 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Flames had a total of 203 goals scored while they gave up 245 goals during the campaign. They averaged 29 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 8.51%. As a team they gave up 31 shots per game and had a save percentage of 91%.
Calgary had a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they attempted 4,481 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,700 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 49.3% as they had 3,293 attempts while they gave up 3,380 shots on the defensive end. The Flames started possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 49% for the season. They had 2,411 face off wins compared to 2,550 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 48.6%. On defense Calgary had 1,700 hits and they blocked 1,320 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton attempted 4,477 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,782 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 48.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 48% as they had 3,282 shots while they gave up 3,549 attempts on defense. The Oilers had an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage was 51.2% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 48.8% as they compiled 2,429 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,549 face off losses. On defense Edmonton blocked 1,233 shot attempts and they had 1,818 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames were 33-47 straight up last season
The Calgary Flames were 42-36-4 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers were 31-50 straight up last season
The Edmonton Oilers were 39-38-5 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
10/09/16 RW Iiro Pakarinen Knee out indefinitely
10/09/16 LW Matt Hendricks Hip doubtful Wednesday vs. Calgary
Guy's Pick: Take Edmonton
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