Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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The Calgary Flames travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +142 and the Predators at -157. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Calgary comes into this matchup having played 59 games. They have an overall record of 29-26-4 and on the road they have a record of 14-12-4. Currently they are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 153 goals and given up 167 goals for a point differential of -14. The Flames have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-30 and an over/under record of 24-29-6. Nashville shows up with a record of 28-22-8 including 16-7-6 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 164 goals and surrendered 159 for a goal differential of +5. The Predators have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-30 while their over/under record sits at 30-24-4.
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Johnny Gaudreau has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Flames. He has 11 goals this season with 135 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Mikael Backlund has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 15 goals on 142 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 17 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 882 shots against him and has given up 78 goals. He has made 804 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Viktor Arvidsson has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Predators. He has 18 goals this season with 179 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Ryan Johansen has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 9 goals on 119 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 22 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1,275 shots against him and has given up 104 goals. He has made 1,171 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flames have 62 total points this season. They have scored 153 goals while giving up 167 goals. They have had 196 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Flames have allowed 213 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.76% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Predators have a total of 64 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 186 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 183 power play opportunities and have given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 164 goals scored while they've given up 159 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.89%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 51% as they've attempted 3,265 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,143 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.5% as they have 2,401 attempts while they've given up 2,352 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 50% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50% for the season. They have 1,769 face off wins compared to 1,826 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.2%. On defense Calgary has 1,162 hits and they've blocked 791 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 3,419 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,240 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 2,542 shots while they've given up 2,462 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 50.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.3% as they've compiled 1,805 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,780 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 778 shot attempts and they have 1,198 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 26-30 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 24-29-6 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 26-30 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 30-24-4 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Nashville Predators Injuries
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body out indefinitely
01/20/17 C Cody Bass Lower Body out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Nashville -157
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