Wednesday, December 14, 2016
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at +104 and the Flames at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.
Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 29 games. They have an overall record of 14-13-2 and on the road they have a record of 7-8-1. Currently they are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 81 goals and given up 81 goals for a point differential of 0. The Lightning have an overall record of 2-7-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-15 and an over/under record of 13-12-4. Calgary shows up with a record of 16-13-2 including 7-7-0 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 81 goals and surrendered 86 for a goal differential of -5. The Flames have a record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 14-15 while their over/under record sits at 12-16-3.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 13 goals this season with 84 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 5 goals on 56 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 19 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 8 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 554 shots against him and has given up 52 goals. He has made 502 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Sam Bennett has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Flames. He has 7 goals this season with 50 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Michael Frolik has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 6 goals on 70 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 15 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 13 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 531 shots against him and has given up 36 goals. He has made 495 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Lightning have 30 total points this season. They have scored 81 goals while giving up 81 goals. They have had 103 power play opportunities and have scored 23 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Lightning have allowed 98 power play opportunities and given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.29% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Flames have a total of 34 points on the season. They have 15 power play goals on 97 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 15%. They have allowed 113 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 81 goals scored while they've given up 86 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.17%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 50.1% as they've attempted 1,576 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,568 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.7% as they have 1,203 attempts while they've given up 1,216 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 49.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.8% for the season. They have 881 face off wins compared to 909 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.2%. On defense Tampa Bay has 618 hits and they've blocked 352 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 1,651 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,746 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.1% as they have 1,223 shots while they've given up 1,318 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 49.8% as they've compiled 948 face off wins this season and they have suffered 954 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 428 shot attempts and they have 615 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 12-15 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 13-12-4 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 14-15 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 12-16-3 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/10/16 RW Ryan Callahan Hip "?" Wednesday vs Calgary
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
Calgary Flames Injuries
12/10/16 RW Kris Versteeg Upper Body "?" Wednesday vs Tampa Bay
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Calgary -115
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