Sunday, February 5, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Calgary Flames travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Sunday, February 5, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +141 and the Rangers at -156. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Calgary comes into this matchup having played 54 games. They have an overall record of 27-24-3 and on the road they have a record of 13-11-3. Currently they are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 143 goals and given up 153 goals for a point differential of -10. The Flames have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-27 and an over/under record of 23-25-6. New York shows up with a record of 32-18-1 including 14-11-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 173 goals and surrendered 136 for a goal differential of +37. The Rangers have a record of 5-5-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 30-19 while their over/under record sits at 27-19-5.
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Mikael Backlund has accumulated 35 total points this season for the Flames. He has 15 goals this season with 131 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 120 shots. He has 23 assists giving him a total of 34 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%.
J.T. Miller has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 16 goals this season with 91 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 16 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 10 goals on 135 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 22 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 1,027 shots against him and has given up 95 goals. He has made 932 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Flames have 57 total points this season. They have scored 143 goals while giving up 153 goals. They have had 179 power play opportunities and have scored 38 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Flames have allowed 200 power play opportunities and given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.99% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Rangers have a total of 65 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 154 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 138 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 173 goals scored while they've given up 136 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.33%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 50.7% as they've attempted 2,961 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,880 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 2,175 attempts while they've given up 2,158 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 50.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.8% for the season. They have 1,628 face off wins compared to 1,665 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.4%. On defense Calgary has 1,057 hits and they've blocked 722 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 2,816 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,887 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 2,145 shots while they've given up 2,077 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 48.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.7% as they've compiled 1,432 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,571 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 810 shot attempts and they have 1,080 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 25-27 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 23-25-6 against the over/under
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 30-19 straight up
The New York Rangers are 27-19-5 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 York Rangers Injuries
02/02/17 GO Antti Raanta Personal probable Sunday vs Calgary
01/23/17 RW Kevin Hayes Lower Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
01/18/17 RW Jesper Fast Upper Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take New York -156
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