Friday, December 2, 2016
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Friday, December 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Wild at -140 and the Flames at +127. The over/under has been set at 5.
Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 22 games. They have an overall record of 11-8-3 and on the road they have a record of 4-5-3. Currently they are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 62 goals and given up 47 goals for a point differential of +15. The Wild have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 11-11 and an over/under record of 7-12-3. Calgary shows up with a record of 10-13-2 including 3-7-0 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 57 goals and surrendered 77 for a goal differential of -20. The Flames have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 9-15 while their over/under record sits at 10-13-2.
Eric Staal has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Wild. He has 5 goals this season with 65 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Ryan Suter has averaged 27 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 4 goals on 50 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 9 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 519 shots against him and has given up 28 goals. He has made 491 saves for a save percentage of 95%.
Michael Frolik has accumulated 14 total points this season for the Flames. He has 6 goals this season with 57 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Sam Bennett has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 5 goals on 38 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 12 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 7 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 348 shots against him and has given up 27 goals. He has made 321 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have 25 total points this season. They have scored 62 goals while giving up 47 goals. They have had 65 power play opportunities and have scored 12 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Wild have allowed 64 power play opportunities and given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.27% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 93%.
The Flames have a total of 22 points on the season. They have 8 power play goals on 77 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 10%. They have allowed 95 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 57 goals scored while they've given up 77 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.05%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 49.8% as they've attempted 1,233 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,241 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.3% as they have 910 attempts while they've given up 935 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 50.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the season. They have 696 face off wins compared to 661 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.3%. On defense Minnesota has 345 hits and they've blocked 306 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 1,333 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,398 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.3% as they have 980 shots while they've given up 1,050 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 48.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 768 face off wins this season and they have suffered 760 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 348 shot attempts and they have 528 hits as a unit.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 11-11 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 7-12-3 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 9-15 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 10-13-2 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/26/16 D Christian Folin Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
11/01/16 C Zac Dalpe Knee out 4-6 weeks
10/10/16 D Victor Bartley Tricep out indefinitely
Calgary Flames Injuries
11/16/16 LW Johnny Gaudreau Finger out 6 weeks
11/06/16 C Lance Bouma Shoulder out indefinitely
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Calgary +127
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