Calgary Flames at Anaheim Ducks NHL Picks & Predictions 10/9/2017
Monday, October 9, 2017
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The Calgary Flames travel to Honda Center to play the Anaheim Ducks on Monday, October 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +123 and the Ducks at -152.
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Calgary had a record of 45-33-4 last season and on the road they had a record of 21-16-4. They finished 4th in the Pacific Division. They scored 226 goals and gave up 221 goals for a point differential of +5. For the season they had an ATS record of 45-41-0 and an over/under record of 35-39-0. Anaheim finished with a record of 46-23-13 including 29-8-4 at home last season. They were 1st in the Pacific Division. They scored 223 goals and surrendered 200 for a goal differential of +23. Their record against the spread was 56-43-0 while their over/under record was 37-40-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames were 45-41-0 straight up last year
The Calgary Flames were 35-39-0 against the over/under last season
Important Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
The Anaheim Ducks were 56-43-0 straight up last year
The Anaheim Ducks were 37-40-0 against the over/under last season
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Anaheim Ducks Injuries
10/07/17 RW Corey Perry Knee injured last game, "?"
10/07/17 C Ryan Getzlaf Lower Body "?"
10/05/17 RW Patrick Eaves Lower Body IR. (10/05)
10/05/17 GO Ryan Miller Upper Body IR. (10/05)
10/02/17 C Ryan Kesler Hip out indefinitely
10/01/17 D Hampus Lindholm Shoulder out indefinitely
10/01/17 D Sami Vatanen Rest out indefinitely
Mike Smith had 19 wins and 26 losses last season in net for the Flames. He had 1,819 shots against him and he gave up 156 goals. He made 1,663 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Johnny Gaudreau accumulated 61 total points last season for the Flames. He had 18 goals last year with 180 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He had a total of 43 assists on the season and averaged 18.5 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan averaged 17.6 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 27 goals on 195 shots. He had 31 assists giving him a total of 58 points on the season.
Ryan Getzlaf scored 70 total points last year for the Ducks. He had 15 goals last season with 138 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He had a total of 55 assists on the season and averaged 21.1 minutes played per game. John Gibson had 25 wins and 16 losses last year in goal for the Ducks. He had 1,437 shots against him and he surrendered 109 goals. He made 1,328 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Corey Perry averaged 17.7 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 19 goals on 214 shots. He had 34 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames allowed 277 power play opportunities and gave up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82% last year. That was 12th in the NHL. They averaged 29 shots per game and as a team shot 9.46% for the season. They allowed 29 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 91%, which was ranked 19th in the league. The Flames had 94 total points last season, ranking 15th in the NHL in offense. They were 15th in the league with 226 goals while giving up 221 goals, which was 17th overall. They had 258 power play opportunities and scored 52 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. That was 11th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Ducks were 17th with 223 goals scored while they were 27th in the NHL with 200 goals allowed last year. They averaged 30 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 9.20%. They gave up 30 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 3rd place in the league. The Ducks had a total of 105 points last year, which was 6th in the NHL. They had 47 power play goals on 251 opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That ranked their power play unit 17th. They allowed 281 power play opportunities and gave up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, which was 4th overall.
Calgary had a Corsi percentage of 50.3% as they tried 4,480 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 4,426 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. That ranked them 12th in Corsi percentage. They were 15th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 49.9% as they had 3,302 shots while they gave up 3,315 attempts on defense. The Flames started possessions in the offensive zone 49.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 50.9% for the year. That put them 22nd and 5th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They had 2,432 face-off wins as opposed to 2,538 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 48.9%. That was 18th overall in the NHL. On defense Calgary had 1,550 hits and they blocked 1,111 attempts from opposing offenses, which was 19th in the league.
The Ducks started possessions in the offensive zone 47.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 52.1% for the year. That ranked them 28th and 3rd respectively in the NHL. They had 2,687 face-off wins as opposed to 2,226 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 54.7%. That was 1st in the league. On defense Anaheim had 2,146 hits and they blocked 1,148 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 16th in blocked shots. Anaheim was ranked 11th in Corsi percentage with 49.6% as they tried 4,579 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 4,657 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage was 14th in the NHL at 49.6%, as they had 3,457 shots while they gave up 3,509 attempts on defense.
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