Saturday, April 2, 2016
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The Calgary Flames travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday, April 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +127 and the Oilers at -140. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Calgary comes into this matchup having played 78 games. They have an overall record of 32-40-6 and on the road they have a record of 12-24-3. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 213 goals and given up 251 goals for a point differential of -38. The Flames have 6 overtime losses including 3 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 31-46 and an over/under record of 40-34-4. Edmonton shows up with a record of 30-42-7 including 18-19-2 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 194 goals and surrendered 234 for a goal differential of -40. The Oilers have 7 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 30-49 while their over/under record sits at 37-37-5.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 73 total points this season for the Flames. He has 28 goals this season with 203 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 45 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 27 goals on 186 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Jonas Hiller has 9 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 654 shots against him and has given up 79 goals. He has made 575 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
Taylor Hall has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 25 goals this season with 277 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Leon Draisaitl has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 18 goals on 126 shots. He has 32 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 20 wins and 26 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,558 shots against him and has given up 127 goals. He has made 1,431 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have 70 total points this season. They have scored 211 goals while giving up 248 goals. They have had 254 power play opportunities and have scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Flames have allowed 219 power play opportunities and given up 56 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.29% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Oilers have a total of 67 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 228 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 241 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 190 goals scored while they've given up 232 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.33%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 48.9% as they've attempted 4,278 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,468 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.5% as they have 3,139 attempts while they've given up 3,204 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 51.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the season. They have 2,300 face off wins compared to 2,434 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.6%. On defense Calgary has 1,645 hits and they've blocked 1,264 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 4,322 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,609 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.9% as they have 3,151 shots while they've given up 3,426 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.9% as they've compiled 2,344 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,447 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 1,183 shot attempts and they have 1,761 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 31-46 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 40-34-4 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 30-49 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 37-37-5 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
03/31/16 D Jyrki Jokipakka Upper Body is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Edmonton
03/31/16 LW Johnny Gaudreau Upper Body is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Edmonton
03/29/16 RW Michael Frolik Lower Body expected to miss 7-10 days
03/25/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
03/18/16 D Dennis Wideman Tricep out for season
02/12/16 GO Karri Ramo Knee out for season
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/21/15 D Andrew Ference Hip out for season
04/01/16 D Adam Pardy Finger is upgraded to "?" Saturday vs. Calgary
03/28/16 C Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Concussion out indefinitely
03/13/16 D Oscar Klefbom Foot likely out for season
03/07/16 D Brandon Davidson Knee likely out for season
02/29/16 LW Benoit Pouliot Shoulder out indefinitely
02/17/16 D Eric Gryba Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Edmonton
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