Thursday, April 6, 2017
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The Calgary Flames head to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, April 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +113 and the Kings at -125.
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Calgary comes into this matchup having played 80 games. They have an overall record of 44-32-4 and on the road they have a record of 20-15-4. Currently they are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 221 goals and given up 217 goals for a point differential of +4. The Flames have an overall record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 40-36 and an over/under record of 34-36-10. Los Angeles shows up with a record of 38-34-7 including 22-15-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 194 goals and surrendered 195 for a goal differential of -1. The Kings have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-41 while their over/under record sits at 23-36-20.
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Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 40-36 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 34-36-10 against the over/under
Important Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings are 36-41 straight up
The Los Angeles Kings are 23-36-20 against the over/under
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Key Los Angeles Kings Injuries
01/30/17 D Matt Greene Groin out indefinitely
Mikael Backlund has accumulated 52 total points this season for the Flames. He has 22 goals this season with 195 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 18.6 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 18 goals on 176 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 969 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 882 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Anze Kopitar has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Kings. He has 12 goals this season with 146 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 37 assists on the season and averages 20.8 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 32 goals on 246 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 62 points on the season. Jonathan Quick has 7 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Kings. He has had 370 shots against him and has given up 29 goals. He has made 341 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have 92 total points this season. They have scored 221 goals while giving up 217 goals. They have had 253 power play opportunities and have scored 51 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Flames have allowed 272 power play opportunities and given up 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.43% 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 Kings have a total of 83 points on the season. They have 44 power play goals on 232 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 235 power play opportunities and have given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 194 goals scored while they've given up 195 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.82%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 50.4% as they've attempted 4,385 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,324 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50% as they have 3,242 attempts while they've given up 3,237 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 49.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the season. They have 2,383 face off wins compared to 2,479 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49%. On defense Calgary has 1,518 hits and they've blocked 1,087 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles has attempted 4,843 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,972 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.8% as they have 3,566 shots while they've given up 2,941 attempts on defense. The Kings have an offensive zone percentage of 56% and their defensive zone percentage is 44% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.7% as they've compiled 2,414 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,352 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles has blocked 1,031 shot attempts and they have 2,251 hits as a unit.
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