Thursday, October 20, 2016
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Thursday, October 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +180 and the Flames at +125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Carolina comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 35-31-16 last season and on the road they had a record of 16-16-9. They finished 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 198 goals and gave up 226 goals for a point differential of -28. The Hurricanes had 16 overtime losses including 5 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 4-4-2. For the season they had an ATS record of 33-46 and an over/under record of 29-28-25. Calgary had a regular season record of 35-40-7 including 21-16-4 at home last season. They were 5th in the Pacific Division. They scored 231 goals and surrendered 260 for a goal differential of -29. The Flames had 7 losses in OT and 3 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 33-47 while their over/under record sat at 42-36-4.
Justin Faulk accumulated 37 total points last season for the Hurricanes. He had 16 goals last year with 184 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He had a total of 21 assists on the season and averaged 24 minutes played per game. Jordan Staal averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 20 goals on 151 shots. He had 28 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Cam Ward had 23 wins and 17 losses last season in net for the Hurricanes. He had 1,343 shots against him and gave up 122 goals. He made 1,221 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Sean Monahan accumulated 63 total points last season for the Flames. He had 27 goals last year with 197 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He had a total of 36 assists on the season and averaged 19 minutes played per game. John Gaudreau averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 30 goals on 217 shots. He had 48 assists giving him a total of 78 points on the season. Brian Elliott had 23 wins and 8 losses this 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%.
The Hurricanes had 86 total points last season. They scored 198 goals while giving up 226 goals. They had 238 power play opportunities and scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes allowed 204 power play opportunities and gave up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They averaged 30 shots per game and as a team they shot 8.08% for the season. They allowed 27 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 91%.
The Flames had a total of 77 points on the season. They had 46 power play goals on 270 opportunities for a percentage of 17%. They allowed 234 power play opportunities and gave up 57 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Hurricanes had a total of 231 goals scored while they gave up 260 goals during the campaign. They averaged 29 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 9.63%. As a team they gave up 29 shots per game and had a save percentage of 90%.
Carolina had a Corsi percentage of 52.5% as they attempted 4,668 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,228 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 51.7% as they had 3,479 attempts while they gave up 3,248 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes started possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 46.7% for the season. They had 2,523 face off wins compared to 2,178 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 53.7%. On defense Carolina had 1,550 hits and they blocked 980 shots from the opposition.
Calgary attempted 4,481 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,700 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 49.3% as they had 3,293 shots while they gave up 3,380 attempts on defense. The Flames had an offensive zone percentage of 51% and their defensive zone percentage was 49% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 48.6% as they compiled 2,411 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,550 face off losses. On defense Calgary blocked 1,320 shot attempts and they had 1,700 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes were 33-46 straight up last season
The Carolina Hurricanes were 29-28-25 against the over/under
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
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/10/16 D Ryan Murphy Lower Body out indefinitely
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Calgary
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