Friday, February 3, 2017
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The Calgary Flames head to Prudential Center to take on the New Jersey Devils on Friday, February 3, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Flames at +104 and the Devils at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Calgary comes into this game having played 53 games. They have an overall record of 26-24-3 and away from home they have a record of 12-11-3. The currently are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 139 goals and surrendered 150 goals for a point differential of -11. The Flames have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-27 and an over/under record of 22-25-6. New Jersey shows up with a record of 21-21-9 including 10-9-3 at home this season. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 117 goals and surrendered 147 for a goal differential of -30. The Devils have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 18-30 while their over/under record sits at 18-20-13.
Mikael Backlund has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Flames. He has 14 goals this season with 128 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Johnny Gaudreau has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 11 goals on 118 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 16 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 826 shots against him and has given up 72 goals. He has made 754 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Taylor Hall has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Devils. He has 11 goals this season with 128 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 21 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Kyle Palmieri has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 13 goals on 100 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Cory Schneider has 15 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has had 1,097 shots against him and has given up 99 goals. He has made 998 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Flames have 55 total points this season. They have scored 139 goals while giving up 150 goals. They have had 176 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Flames have allowed 197 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.96% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Devils have a total of 51 points on the season. They have 24 power play goals on 169 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 165 power play opportunities and have given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 117 goals scored while they've given up 147 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.48%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 50.6% as they've attempted 2,837 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,770 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.1% as they have 2,078 attempts while they've given up 2,073 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 50.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.9% for the season. They have 1,562 face off wins compared to 1,599 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Calgary has 1,025 hits and they've blocked 697 shots from the opposition.
New Jersey has attempted 2,420 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,835 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.2% as they have 1,870 shots while they've given up 2,177 attempts on defense. The Devils have an offensive zone percentage of 47.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.1% as they've compiled 1,521 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,516 face off losses. On defense New Jersey has blocked 658 shot attempts and they have 1,039 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 24-27 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 22-25-6 against the over/under
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 18-30 straight up
The New Jersey Devils are 18-20-13 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
01/19/17 RW Garnet Hathaway Shoulder out indefinitely
New Jersey Devils Injuries
01/31/17 RW Beau Bennett Leg is downgraded to out indefinitely
01/23/17 D Andy Greene Wrist out indefinitely
01/02/17 D John Moore Concussion out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Calgary +104
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