Saturday, April 9, 2016
Xcel Energy Center
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The Calgary Flames travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Saturday, April 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +149 and the Wild at -165. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Calgary comes into this matchup having played 81 games. They have an overall record of 34-40-7 and on the road they have a record of 13-24-3. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 229 goals and given up 259 goals for a point differential of -30. The Flames have 7 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 33-47 and an over/under record of 42-35-4. Minnesota shows up with a record of 38-32-11 including 21-15-4 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 215 goals and surrendered 204 for a goal differential of +11. The Wild have 11 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-43 while their over/under record sits at 29-34-18.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 78 total points this season for the Flames. He has 30 goals this season with 214 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 48 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 14% by scoring 27 goals on 197 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 63 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%.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 56 total points this season for the Wild. He has 17 goals this season with 139 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 39 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 0 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 0% by scoring 18 goals on 146 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 32 wins and 26 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,823 shots against him and has given up 150 goals. He has made 1,673 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have 75 total points this season. They have scored 227 goals while giving up 256 goals. They have had 268 power play opportunities and have scored 46 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Flames have allowed 229 power play opportunities and given up 57 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.57% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Wild have a total of 87 points on the season. They have 48 power play goals on 254 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 202 power play opportunities and have given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 212 goals scored while they've given up 202 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.07%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 49% as they've attempted 4,442 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,632 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.5% as they have 3,263 attempts while they've given up 3,329 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 51.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the season. They have 2,389 face off wins compared to 2,512 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.7%. On defense Calgary has 1,692 hits and they've blocked 1,303 shots from the opposition.
Minnesota has attempted 4,288 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,515 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.3% as they have 3,224 shots while they've given up 3,317 attempts on defense. The Wild have an offensive zone percentage of 52.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.4% as they've compiled 2,554 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,319 face off losses. On defense Minnesota has blocked 1,198 shot attempts and they have 1,391 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 33-47 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 42-35-4 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 35-43 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 29-34-18 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
04/07/16 C Lance Bouma Oblique out for season
03/29/16 RW Michael Frolik Groin 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
Minnesota Wild Injuries
04/08/16 LW Thomas Vanek Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Calgary
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota
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