Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Consol Energy Center
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The Calgary Flames travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +197 and the Penguins at -220. The over/under has been set at 6.
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Calgary comes into this matchup having played 55 games. They have an overall record of 27-25-3 and on the road they have a record of 13-12-3. Currently they are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 146 goals and given up 157 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 25-28 and an over/under record of 24-25-6. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 33-13-5 including 22-3-2 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 184 goals and surrendered 147 for a goal differential of +37. The Penguins have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 31-18 while their over/under record sits at 33-14-4.
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Mikael Backlund has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Flames. He has 15 goals this season with 135 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 22 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 123 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 35 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%.
Evgeni Malkin has accumulated 54 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 22 goals this season with 146 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 32 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Sidney Crosby has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 30 goals on 148 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 59 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 14 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 849 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 769 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Flames have 57 total points this season. They have scored 146 goals while giving up 157 goals. They have had 180 power play opportunities and have scored 39 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Flames have allowed 201 power play opportunities and given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.00% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Penguins have a total of 71 points on the season. They have 40 power play goals on 176 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 170 power play opportunities and have given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 184 goals scored while they've given up 147 goals to this point. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.50%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 50.8% as they've attempted 3,031 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,936 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.3% as they have 2,229 attempts while they've given up 2,201 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 1,653 face off wins compared to 1,689 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.5%. On defense Calgary has 1,077 hits and they've blocked 735 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 3,044 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,001 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.5% as they have 2,315 shots while they've given up 2,177 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.5% as they've compiled 1,548 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,709 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 824 shot attempts and they have 1,293 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 25-28 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 24-25-6 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 31-18 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 33-14-4 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
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
02/06/17 LW Carl Hagelin Upper Body out indefinitely
02/06/17 C Evgeni Malkin Lower Body is downgraded to expected to miss Tuesday vs. Calgary
02/01/17 LW Conor Sheary Upper Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Pittsburgh -220
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