Friday, March 18, 2016
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Friday, March 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at -103 and the Flames at -107. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Colorado comes into this matchup having played 71 games. They have an overall record of 36-31-4 and on the road they have a record of 19-16-0. Currently they are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 191 goals and given up 199 goals for a point differential of -8. The Avalanche have 4 overtime losses including 0 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-5-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 34-35 and an over/under record of 32-35-4. Calgary shows up with a record of 30-35-5 including 20-15-2 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 193 goals and surrendered 218 for a goal differential of -25. The Flames have 5 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 29-40 while their over/under record sits at 35-31-4.
Gabriel Landeskog has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 17 goals this season with 149 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 21 goals on 243 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 25 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 1,422 shots against him and has given up 118 goals. He has made 1,304 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 70 total points this season for the Flames. He has 26 goals this season with 185 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 24 goals on 168 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Jonas Hiller has 9 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 625 shots against him and has given up 73 goals. He has made 552 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
The Avalanche have 76 total points this season. They have scored 188 goals while giving up 199 goals. They have had 233 power play opportunities and have scored 45 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Avalanche have allowed 223 power play opportunities and given up 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.15% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Flames have a total of 65 points on the season. They have 37 power play goals on 232 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 193 power play opportunities and have given up 49 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 191 goals scored while they've given up 216 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.34%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 45% as they've attempted 3,603 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,408 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.2% as they have 2,749 attempts while they've given up 3,200 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 48.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.2% for the season. They have 2,061 face off wins compared to 2,069 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.9%. On defense Colorado has 1,630 hits and they've blocked 1,208 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 3,840 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,042 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.4% as they have 2,817 shots while they've given up 2,886 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 51.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.6% as they've compiled 2,070 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,187 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 1,156 shot attempts and they have 1,437 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 34-35 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 32-35-4 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 29-40 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 35-31-4 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/30/15 D Brad Stuart Back out indefinitely
10/06/15 C Jesse Winchester Concussion out indefinitely
03/15/16 D Chris Bigras Concussion expected to miss 1 week
03/10/16 LW Gabriel Landeskog Suspension expected to miss next 3 games; eligible to return Mar 20 vs Edmonton
Calgary Flames Injuries
03/17/16 D Dennis Wideman Upper Body "?" Friday vs. Colorado
03/16/16 C Sam Bennett Upper Body "?" Friday vs Colorado
03/16/16 D T.J. Brodie Upper Body "?" Friday vs Colorado
02/19/16 D Ladislav Smid Upper Body out indefinitely
02/12/16 GO Karri Ramo Knee out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Calgary
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