Calgary Flames at St. Louis Blues NHL Picks & Predictions 10/25/2017
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Get todays NHL hockey odds on this game.
The Calgary Flames travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +197 and the Blues at -220.
Free $60 in Member NHL Picks No Obligation Click Here
Calgary has a record of 4-4-0 this season and on the road they have a record of 3-1-0. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 20 goals and given up 23 goals for a point differential of -3. For the season they have an ATS record of 4-4-0 and an over/under record of 4-3-0. St. Louis is 6-2-1 including 2-0-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 29 goals and surrendered 24 for a goal differential of +5. Their record against the spread is 6-3-0 while their over/under record is 5-4-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 4-4-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Important St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 6-3-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 5-4-0 against the over/under this season
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
10/22/17 RW Jaromir Jagr Lower Body IR (10/22)
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
10/07/17 LW Zachary Sanford Shoulder IR (10/01)
10/03/17 D Jay Bouwmeester Ankle IR (10/01)
09/27/17 C Robby Fabbri ACL IR (10/01)
Johnny Gaudreau has accumulated 11 total points this season for the Flames. He has 2 goals this year with 20 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan averages 17.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 5 goals on 27 shots. He has 3 assists, giving him a total of 8 points on the season. Mike Smith has 4 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has 275 shots against him and he's given up 20 goals. He's made 255 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Brayden Schenn has scored 7 total points this year for the Blues. He has 2 goals this season with 29 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Vladimir Tarasenko averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 5 goals on 33 shots. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Jake Allen has 4 wins and 2 losses this year in goal for the Blues. He has 226 shots against him and he's surrendered 20 goals. He's made 206 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have 8 total points this season, which ranks them 18th in the NHL. They are 26th in the league in goals scored with 20 while they've given up 23 goals, ranking them 16th overall. They have had 32 power play opportunities and have scored 6 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 14th in the NHL. The Flames have allowed 38 power play opportunities and have given up 5 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%, putting them 5th in the league when short-handed. They average 32 shots per game and as a team shoot 7.91% for the season. They allow 35 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%. That puts them 9th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blues are 4th in the NHL with a total of 13 points this year. They have 5 power play goals on 35 opportunities for a percentage of 14%. That ranks them 24th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 38 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. That is 27th in the NHL. As a team, the Blues are 8th in the league with 29 goals scored while they've given up 24 goals, which is 14th overall. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.97%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%. That is 8th in the NHL.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 48% as they've tried 478 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 517 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 23rd in Corsi percentage. They are 27th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 46.4% as they have 347 shots while they've given up 401 attempts on defense. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 47.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the year. That puts them 24th and 7th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 231 face-off wins as opposed to 263 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.8%. That is 23rd overall in the NHL. On defense Calgary has 152 hits and they've blocked 116 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 11th in the league.
The Blues are 28th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.9% for the season, which is 5th in the NHL. They have 260 face-off wins compared to 291 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.2%. That is 27th in the league. On defense St. Louis has 219 hits and they have blocked 148 shots from the opposition, which is 2nd in the league. St. Louis is 28th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.4% as they've attempted 497 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 552 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49% ranks 20th as they have 388 attempts while they have given up 404 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Flames/Blues NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis -220
Tony's Pick: Take St. Louis -220
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's 100% profit guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.