Saturday, October 15, 2016
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The Calgary Flames travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, October 15, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +122 and the Canucks at -135. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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. Vancouver had a regular season record of 31-38-13 including 15-21-5 at home last season. They were 6th in the Pacific Division. They scored 191 goals and surrendered 243 for a goal differential of -52. The Canucks had 13 losses in OT and 4 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 30-51 while their over/under record sat at 31-30-21.
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%.
Daniel Sedin accumulated 61 total points last season for the Canucks. He had 28 goals last year with 258 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He had a total of 33 assists on the season and averaged 18 minutes played per game. Henrik Sedin averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 11 goals on 99 shots. He had 44 assists giving him a total of 55 points on the season. Ryan Miller had 17 wins and 24 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He had 1,634 shots against him and gave up 137 goals. He made 1,497 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 Canucks had a total of 75 points on the season. They had 39 power play goals on 247 opportunities for a percentage of 16%. They allowed 249 power play opportunities and gave up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Flames had a total of 191 goals scored while they gave up 243 goals during the campaign. They averaged 28 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 8.26%. As a team they gave up 32 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%.
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.
Vancouver attempted 4,216 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,661 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 47.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 46.8% as they had 3,167 shots while they gave up 3,603 attempts on defense. The Canucks had an offensive zone percentage of 50.7% and their defensive zone percentage was 49.3% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 45.4% as they compiled 2,223 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,669 face off losses. On defense Vancouver blocked 1,058 shot attempts and they had 1,533 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
Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks were 30-51 straight up last season
The Vancouver Canucks were 31-30-21 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Vancouver Canucks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver
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