Arizona Coyotes at Calgary Flames NHL Picks & Predictions 11/30/2017
Thursday, November 30, 2017
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The Arizona Coyotes head to Scotiabank Saddledome to take on the Calgary Flames on Thursday, November 30, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Coyotes at +184 and the Flames at -205.
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Arizona has a record of 6-17-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 4-9-3. They are 8th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 66 goals and surrendered 98 goals for a point differential of -32. For the year they have an ATS mark of 6-20-0 and an over/under record of 13-12-0. Calgary has a record of 13-10-1 including 6-6-0 on home ice this year. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 70 goals and have given up 76 for a goal differential of -6. Their record against the spread is 13-10-0 while their over/under mark is 12-10-0.
Valuable Arizona Coyotes Betting Trends
The Arizona Coyotes are 6-20-0 straight up this year
The Arizona Coyotes are 13-12-0 against the over/under this season
Important Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 13-10-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 12-10-0 against the over/under this season
Key Arizona Coyotes Injuries
11/28/17 GO Antti Raanta Upper Body is "?" Thursday vs Calgary
11/28/17 D Niklas Hjalmarsson Upper Body left last game, is "?" Thursday vs Calgary
10/10/17 D Jakob Chychrun Knee IR (10/02)
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
11/28/17 RW Jaromir Jagr Lower Body is "?" Thursday vs Arizona
11/28/17 RW Kris Versteeg Lower Body is "?" Thursday vs Arizona
Oliver Ekman-Larsson has scored 18 total points this year for the Coyotes. He has 6 goals this season with 77 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 12 assists on the year and averages 25.2 minutes played per contest. Clayton Keller averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by tallying 11 goals on 81 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 21 points on the year. Scott Wedgewood has 2 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Coyotes. He has 212 shots against him and he's surrendered 21 goals. He's made 191 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Sean Monahan has 26 total points this season for the Flames. He has 14 goals this year with 66 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He has a total of 12 assists on the year and averages 18.5 minutes played per contest. Johnny Gaudreau averages 19.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 11 goals on 71 attempts. He has 23 assists, giving him a total of 34 points on the year. Mike Smith has 11 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has 685 shots against him and he's given up 54 goals. He's made 631 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Coyotes have 16 total points this year, which is 30th in the NHL. They've scored 66 goals while giving up 98 scores, which has them ranked 26th and 1st respectively. They have had 92 power play chances and scored 16 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That is 22nd in the league. The Coyotes have given up 75 power play opportunities and surrendered 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 16th when short-handed. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.07% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is 31st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames are 15th in the league with a total of 27 points this season. They have 18 power play goals on 84 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 10th in the NHL. They've given up 82 power play opportunities and surrendered 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, ranking 30th overall. As a team, the Flames are 18th with a total of 70 goals scored while they've given up 76 goals this season, ranking 10th in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.27%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 18th overall in the NHL.
Arizona has a Corsi percentage of 49.4% as they've tried 1,578 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,619 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 19th in Corsi percentage. They are 19th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.6% as they have 1,163 shots while they've given up 1,230 attempts on defense. The Coyotes start possessions in the offensive zone 48.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.6% for the year. That puts them 23rd and 5th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 829 face-off wins as opposed to 900 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.9%. That is 25th overall in the NHL. On defense Arizona has 646 hits and they've blocked 389 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 2nd in the league.
The Flames are 14th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 51.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the season, which is 15th in the NHL. They have 722 face-off wins compared to 737 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That is 15th in the league. On defense Calgary has 402 hits and they have blocked 323 shots from the opposition, which is 26th in the league. Calgary is 8th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51% as they've attempted 1,470 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,413 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.8% ranks 13th as they have 1,080 attempts while they have given up 1,090 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Coyotes/Flames NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Arizona +184
Josh's Pick: Take Arizona +184
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