Friday, November 18, 2016
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Friday, November 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -150 and the Flames at +136. The over/under has been set at 5.
Chicago comes into this matchup having played 17 games. They have an overall record of 11-4-2 and on the road they have a record of 3-3-0. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 54 goals and given up 43 goals for a point differential of +11. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-6 and an over/under record of 6-7-4. Calgary shows up with a record of 7-10-1 including 3-6-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 42 goals and surrendered 60 for a goal differential of -18. The Flames have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 6-11 while their over/under record sits at 8-10-0.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 6 goals this season with 57 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 31% by scoring 8 goals on 26 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 17 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 8 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 414 shots against him and has given up 30 goals. He has made 384 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Troy Brouwer has accumulated 7 total points this season for the Flames. He has 4 goals this season with 29 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Michael Frolik has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 6 goals on 43 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Brian Elliott has 3 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 314 shots against him and has given up 37 goals. He has made 277 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
The Blackhawks have 24 total points this season. They have scored 54 goals while giving up 43 goals. They have had 66 power play opportunities and have scored 12 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Blackhawks have allowed 52 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 67%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.98% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have a total of 15 points on the season. They have 6 power play goals on 62 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 10%. They have allowed 68 power play opportunities and have given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 42 goals scored while they've given up 60 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.17%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.6% as they've attempted 931 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 910 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.1% as they have 667 attempts while they've given up 691 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 54.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.1% for the season. They have 527 face off wins compared to 531 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.8%. On defense Chicago has 271 hits and they've blocked 219 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 973 shots at full strength and they've given up 978 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.3% as they have 711 shots while they've given up 730 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 50.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.5% as they've compiled 560 face off wins this season and they have suffered 550 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 248 shot attempts and they have 377 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 10-6 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 6-7-4 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 6-11 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 8-10-0 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
11/16/16 C Vincent Hinostroza Upper Body "?" Friday vs. Calgary
11/08/16 C Tyler Motte Leg expected to miss 3 weeks
10/22/16 D Trevor Van Riemsdyk Arm out 5-6 weeks
Calgary Flames Injuries
11/16/16 RW Kris Versteeg Groin "?" Friday vs Chicago
11/16/16 LW Johnny Gaudreau Finger is downgraded to out indefinitely
11/06/16 C Lance Bouma Shoulder out indefinitely
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Calgary +136
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