Saturday, March 26, 2016
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Saturday, March 26, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -130 and the Flames at +118. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 74 games. They have an overall record of 42-25-7 and on the road they have a record of 18-14-4. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 205 goals and given up 185 goals for a point differential of +20. The Blackhawks have 7 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 3-5-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 42-32 and an over/under record of 26-30-18. Calgary shows up with a record of 31-37-6 including 20-15-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 204 goals and surrendered 234 for a goal differential of -30. The Flames have 6 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 30-43 while their over/under record sits at 38-32-4.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 92 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 39 goals this season with 258 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 53 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Jonathan Toews has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 25 goals on 164 shots. He has 25 assists giving him a total of 50 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 35 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 1,693 shots against him and has given up 126 goals. He has made 1,567 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 72 total points this season for the Flames. He has 28 goals this season with 196 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 44 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 26 goals on 181 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Jonas Hiller has 9 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 649 shots against him and has given up 76 goals. He has made 573 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
The Blackhawks have 91 total points this season. They have scored 204 goals while giving up 183 goals. They have had 227 power play opportunities and have scored 50 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blackhawks have allowed 212 power play opportunities and given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.96% 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 68 points on the season. They have 39 power play goals on 244 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 207 power play opportunities and have given up 52 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 202 goals scored while they've given up 231 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.30%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50.6% as they've attempted 4,174 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,083 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.8% as they have 3,042 attempts while they've given up 3,069 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 52.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.8% for the season. They have 2,171 face off wins compared to 2,220 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Chicago has 1,292 hits and they've blocked 1,014 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 4,073 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,246 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.6% as they have 2,981 shots while they've given up 3,034 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 51.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.8% as they've compiled 2,196 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,308 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 1,212 shot attempts and they have 1,549 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 42-32 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 26-30-18 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 30-43 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 38-32-4 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/19/15 C Marcus Kruger Wrist expected to miss 4 months
03/22/16 GO Corey Crawford Upper Body "?" Saturday vs Calgary
Calgary Flames Injuries
03/25/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out indefinitely
03/24/16 D Deryk Engelland Personal "?" Saturday vs Chicago
03/24/16 C Josh Jooris Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Chicago
03/18/16 D Dennis Wideman Tricep out for season
02/12/16 GO Karri Ramo Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Calgary
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