Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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The Calgary Flames head to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +127 and the Ducks at -140.
Calgary comes into this matchup having played 79 games. They have an overall record of 44-31-4 and on the road they have a record of 20-14-4. Currently they are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 220 goals and given up 214 goals for a point differential of +6. The Flames have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-35 and an over/under record of 34-35-10. Anaheim shows up with a record of 43-23-13 including 26-8-4 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 212 goals and surrendered 196 for a goal differential of +16. The Ducks have a record of 7-0-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 40-36 while their over/under record sits at 27-34-18.
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Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 40-35 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 34-35-10 against the over/under
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks are 40-36 straight up
The Anaheim Ducks are 27-34-18 against the over/under
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/14/16 D Simon Despres Concussion out indefinitely
04/02/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal out indefinitely
04/02/17 D Hampus Lindholm Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs. Calgary
04/02/17 D Sami Vatanen Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs. Calgary
Mikael Backlund has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Flames. He has 21 goals this season with 193 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 17.6 minutes played per game. Johnny Gaudreau has averaged 18.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 18 goals on 173 shots. He has 43 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 18 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 968 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 881 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Ryan Kesler has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Ducks. He has 21 goals this season with 181 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 21.5 minutes played per game. Ryan Getzlaf has averaged 21.1 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 15 goals on 132 shots. He has 53 assists giving him a total of 68 points on the season. John Gibson has 23 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Ducks. He has had 1,373 shots against him and has given up 108 goals. He has made 1,265 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have 92 total points this season. They have scored 220 goals while giving up 214 goals. They have had 249 power play opportunities and have scored 51 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Flames have allowed 268 power play opportunities and given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.50% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Ducks have a total of 99 points on the season. They have 45 power play goals on 239 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 270 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 212 goals scored while they've given up 196 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.00%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they've attempted 4,326 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,270 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.1% as they have 3,200 attempts while they've given up 3,190 shots on the defensive end. The Flames 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 2,358 face off wins compared to 2,445 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.1%. On defense Calgary has 1,485 hits and they've blocked 1,080 shots from the opposition.
Anaheim has attempted 4,413 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,486 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.6% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.6% as they have 3,324 shots while they've given up 3,381 attempts on defense. The Ducks have an offensive zone percentage of 48.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 54.7% as they've compiled 2,597 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,149 face off losses. On defense Anaheim has blocked 1,105 shot attempts and they have 2,066 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Flames/Ducks NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim -140
Tony's Pick: Take Anaheim -140
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