Tuesday, December 20, 2016
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The Calgary Flames travel to SAP Center to play the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday, December 20, 2016.
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Calgary comes into this matchup having played 33 games. They have an overall record of 16-15-2 and on the road they have a record of 9-6-2. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 85 goals and given up 96 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 14-17 and an over/under record of 13-17-3. San Jose shows up with a record of 19-12-1 including 10-4-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 80 goals and surrendered 72 for a goal differential of +8. The Sharks have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 17-13 while their over/under record sits at 6-18-8.
Sam Bennett has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Flames. He has 7 goals this season with 54 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Michael Frolik has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 6 goals on 70 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 13 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 581 shots against him and has given up 44 goals. He has made 537 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Joe Pavelski has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Sharks. He has 11 goals this season with 111 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Brent Burns has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 13 goals on 133 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Martin Jones has 16 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Sharks. He has had 713 shots against him and has given up 58 goals. He has made 655 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have 34 total points this season. They have scored 85 goals while giving up 96 goals. They have had 106 power play opportunities and have scored 18 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Flames have allowed 121 power play opportunities and given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.16% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Sharks have a total of 39 points on the season. They have 18 power play goals on 103 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 84 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 80 goals scored while they've given up 72 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.12%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 48.6% as they've attempted 1,750 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,851 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.8% as they have 1,282 attempts while they've given up 1,401 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the season. They have 1,000 face off wins compared to 1,024 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Calgary has 645 hits and they've blocked 450 shots from the opposition.
San Jose has attempted 1,917 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,745 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.1% as they have 1,398 shots while they've given up 1,234 attempts on defense. The Sharks have an offensive zone percentage of 53.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 908 face off wins this season and they have suffered 990 face off losses. On defense San Jose has blocked 511 shot attempts and they have 654 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 14-17 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 13-17-3 against the over/under
San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks are 17-13 straight up
The San Jose Sharks are 6-18-8 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
San Jose Sharks Injuries
12/18/16 C Melker Karlsson Head injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs Calgary
11/21/16 C Tomas Hertl Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Calgary
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