Saturday, October 22, 2016
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Saturday, October 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blues at +124 and the Flames at +180. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 5 games. They have an overall record of 3-1-1 and on the road they have a record of 1-1-1. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 13 goals and given up 11 goals for a point differential of +2. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-2 and an over/under record of 1-2-2. Calgary shows up with a record of 1-3-1 including 1-2-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 14 goals and surrendered 21 for a goal differential of -7. Their record against the spread is 1-4 while their over/under record sits at 4-1-0.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Blues. He has 4 goals this season with 26 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Paul Stastny has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 25% by scoring 2 goals on 8 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 6 points on the season. Jake Allen has 2 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Blues. He has had 88 shots against him and has given up 8 goals. He has made 80 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 3 total points this season for the Flames. He has 1 goal this season with 17 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 2 goals on 10 shots. He has no assists giving him a total of 2 points on the season. Brian Elliott has no wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 87 shots against him and has given up 14 goals. He has made 73 saves for a save percentage of 84%.
The Blues have 7 total points this season. They have scored 13 goals while giving up 11 goals. They have had 19 power play opportunities and have scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Blues have allowed 17 power play opportunities and given up 1 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 94%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.22% for the season to this point. They allow 25 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have a total of 3 points on the season. They have 1 power play goals on 22 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 5%. They have allowed 27 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 14 goals scored while they've given up 21 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.70%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 87%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 49.1% as they've attempted 251 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 260 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.4% as they have 185 attempts while they've given up 182 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 52.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the season. They have 144 face off wins compared to 146 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.7%. On defense St. Louis has 98 hits and they've blocked 78 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 280 shots at full strength and they've given up 266 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.5% as they have 221 shots while they've given up 192 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 48.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.1% as they've compiled 159 face off wins this season and they have suffered 152 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 74 shot attempts and they have 82 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 3-2 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 1-2-2 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 1-4 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 4-1-0 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
10/21/16 D Carl Gunnarsson Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Calgary
10/19/16 C Jori Lehtera Concussion out indefinitely
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis
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