Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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The Calgary Flames travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +114 and the Kings at -126. The over/under has been set at 5.
Calgary comes into this matchup having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 26-29-3 and on the road they have a record of 9-16-3. Currently they are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 160 goals and given up 180 goals for a point differential of -20. The Flames have 3 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-5-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-32 and an over/under record of 30-24-4. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 34-20-4 including 15-10-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 157 goals and surrendered 137 for a goal differential of +20. The Kings have 4 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 34-24 while their over/under record sits at 18-23-17.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Flames. He has 22 goals this season with 152 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 35 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 17 goals on 137 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Jonas Hiller has 9 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 563 shots against him and has given up 64 goals. He has made 499 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Kings. He has 17 goals this season with 125 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 14 goals on 158 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 29 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 1,278 shots against him and has given up 102 goals. He has made 1,176 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have 55 total points this season. They have scored 158 goals while giving up 178 goals. They have had 192 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Flames have allowed 153 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 73%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.42% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Kings have a total of 72 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 171 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 213 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 155 goals scored while they've given up 135 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.22%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've attempted 3,203 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,355 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.3% as they have 2,326 attempts while they've given up 2,392 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 51.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.3% for the season. They have 1,696 face off wins compared to 1,807 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.4%. On defense Calgary has 1,164 hits and they've blocked 963 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 3,652 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,005 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.4% as they have 2,731 shots while they've given up 2,292 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 54.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50% as they've compiled 1,794 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,793 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 713 shot attempts and they have 1,732 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 25-32 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 30-24-4 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 34-24 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 18-23-17 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
02/21/16 D Kris Russell Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Los Angeles
02/19/16 D Ladislav Smid Upper Body out indefinitely
02/12/16 GO Karri Ramo Knee out for season
01/28/16 D Dennis Wideman Suspension out 20 games; eligible to return Mar 14 vs St Louis
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/22/15 D Matt Greene Shoulder out indefinitely
02/22/16 C Anze Kopitar Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Calgary
02/20/16 C Jordan Nolan Undisclosed "?" Tuesday vs Calgary
02/13/16 RW Marian Gaborik Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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