Monday, March 14, 2016
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The St. Louis Blues travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Monday, March 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blues at -160 and the Flames at +140. The over/under has been set at 5.
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St. Louis comes into this matchup having played 70 games. They have an overall record of 41-20-9 and on the road they have a record of 20-9-5. Currently they are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 183 goals and given up 172 goals for a point differential of +11. The Blues have 9 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 7-3-0. For the season they have an ATS record of 39-29 and an over/under record of 26-34-10. Calgary shows up with a record of 28-35-5 including 18-15-2 at home this season. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 182 goals and surrendered 213 for a goal differential of -31. The Flames have 5 losses in OT and 2 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 2-6-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-40 while their over/under record sits at 34-30-4.
Vladimir Tarasenko has accumulated 61 total points this season for the Blues. He has 33 goals this season with 250 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 28 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. David Backes has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 17 goals on 143 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 37 points on the season. Jake Allen has 24 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 1,169 shots against him and has given up 91 goals. He has made 1,078 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
John Gaudreau has accumulated 66 total points this season for the Flames. He has 26 goals this season with 181 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 40 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 13% by scoring 21 goals on 164 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 48 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 Blues have 91 total points this season. They have scored 178 goals while giving up 168 goals. They have had 199 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Blues have allowed 241 power play opportunities and given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.50% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have a total of 61 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 226 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 187 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. As a team, the Blues have a total of 180 goals scored while they've given up 211 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.03%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
St. Louis has a Corsi percentage of 49.7% as they've attempted 3,795 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,847 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.9% as they have 2,867 attempts while they've given up 2,873 shots on the defensive end. The Blues start possessions in the offensive zone 48.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the season. They have 2,196 face off wins compared to 2,098 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.1%. On defense St. Louis has 1,658 hits and they've blocked 974 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 3,745 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,922 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.5% as they have 2,746 shots while they've given up 2,799 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 52.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.5% as they've compiled 1,996 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,119 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 1,123 shot attempts and they have 1,405 hits as a unit.
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 39-29 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 26-34-10 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 27-40 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 34-30-4 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/06/15 C Steve Ott Hamstring out indefinitely
03/13/16 LW Alexander Steen Upper Body out indefinitely
02/23/16 GO Brian Elliott Lower Body out indefinitely
Calgary Flames Injuries
03/11/16 C Sam Bennett Upper Body "?" Monday vs St Louis
03/11/16 D T.J. Brodie Upper Body "?" Monday vs St Louis
02/19/16 D Ladislav Smid Upper Body out indefinitely
02/12/16 GO Karri Ramo Knee out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Calgary
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