Wednesday, March 15, 2017
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The Boston Bruins head to Scotiabank Saddledome to take on the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Bruins at -105 and the Flames at -105. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Boston comes into this game having played 69 games. They have an overall record of 36-26-6 and away from home they have a record of 18-12-6. The currently are 3rd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 196 goals and surrendered 179 goals for a point differential of +17. The Bruins have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 35-32 and an over/under record of 33-29-7. Calgary shows up with a record of 38-26-4 including 20-14-0 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 191 goals and surrendered 185 for a goal differential of +6. The Flames have a record of 10-0-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-30 while their over/under record sits at 28-33-8.
Brad Marchand has accumulated 70 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 32 goals this season with 196 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 38 assists on the season and averages 19.4 minutes played per game. David Pastrnak has averaged 17.9 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 28 goals on 217 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 32 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 1,346 shots against him and has given up 115 goals. He has made 1,231 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Mikael Backlund has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Flames. He has 21 goals this season with 171 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 27 assists on the season and averages 17.3 minutes played per game. Johnny Gaudreau has averaged 18.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 14 goals on 154 shots. He has 34 assists giving him a total of 48 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 18 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 920 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 840 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Bruins have 78 total points this season. They have scored 190 goals while giving up 176 goals. They have had 208 power play opportunities and have scored 42 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Bruins have allowed 215 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%. They average 34 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.30% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Flames have a total of 80 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 216 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 235 power play opportunities and have given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Bruins have a total of 187 goals scored while they've given up 182 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.26%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 54.9% as they've attempted 4,208 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,451 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 55.7% as they have 3,198 attempts while they've given up 2,546 shots on the defensive end. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.3% for the season. They have 2,227 face off wins compared to 1,977 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53%. On defense has 1,470 hits and they've blocked 905 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 3,762 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,653 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.4% as they have 2,778 shots while they've given up 2,730 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 49.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.4% as they've compiled 2,050 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,101 face off losses. On defense has blocked 923 shot attempts and they have 1,295 hits as a unit.
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 35-32 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 33-29-7 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 35-30 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 28-33-8 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Injuries
03/13/17 C Tim Schaller Lower Body out indefinitely
03/08/17 C Ryan Spooner Concussion out indefinitely
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
03/13/17 D Michael Stone Upper Body "?" Wednesday vs. Boston
Josh's Pick: Take Boston -105
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