Calgary Flames at Vancouver Canucks NHL Picks & Parlay 10/14/2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017
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The Calgary Flames head to Rogers Arena to take on the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, October 14, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Flames at -105 and the Canucks at -118.
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Calgary has a record of 3-1-0 this year and away from home they have a record of 2-1-0. They are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 12 goals and surrendered 9 goals for a point differential of +3. For the year they have an ATS mark of 3-1-0 and an over/under record of 2-2-0. Vancouver has a record of 1-1-1, including 1-1-1 on home ice this year. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 7 goals and have given up 9 for a goal differential of -2. Their record against the spread is 1-2-0 while their over/under mark is 1-2-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 3-1-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 1-2-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 1-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
10/13/17 D Alexander Edler Lower Body left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Calgary
10/07/17 F Brendan Gaunce Shoulder IR
Player SpotlightMike Smith has 3 wins and 1 loss this season in goal for the Flames. He has 160 shots against him and he's surrendered 8 goals. He's made 152 stops for a save percentage of 95%. Johnny Gaudreau has scored 7 total points this year for the Flames. He has 1 goal this season with 10 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 6 assists on the year and averages 18.5 minutes played per contest. Sean Monahan averages 17 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 2 goals on 13 attempts. He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 4 points on the year.
Henrik Sedin has 2 total points this season for the Canucks. He has a total of 2 assists on the year and averages 15.7 minutes played per contest. Jacob Markstrom has 1 win and 1 loss this season in net for the Canucks. He has 96 shots against him and he's given up 7 goals. He's made 89 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Bo Horvat averages 19 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 2 goals on 10 attempts.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Flames have given up 15 power play opportunities and surrendered 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 93% this season. That is 2nd in the league. They average 35 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.70% for the year. They allow 40 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 94%, ranking them 4th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Flames are 3rd overall with 6 total points this year. They are 13th in the league with 12 goals and 21st in goals allowed with 9. They've had 17 power play chances and scored 4 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 24%. That is 10th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Canucks are 29th with a total of 7 goals scored while they are 25th with 9 goals surrendered this season. They average 29 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.14%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 12th in the league. The Canucks have a total of 3 points this season, which is 23rd in the NHL. They have had 2 power play goals on 16 chances for a percentage of 13%. That is 22nd overall. They've given up 11 power play opportunities and surrendered 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 91%, ranking 5th when short-handed.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 46.8% as they've tried 252 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 287 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 22nd in Corsi percentage. They are 26th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 45.5% as they have 187 shots while they've given up 224 attempts on defense. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 49.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.3% for the year. That puts them 19th and 11th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 115 face-off wins as opposed to 135 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46%. That is 27th overall in the NHL. On defense Calgary has 94 hits and they've blocked 63 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 6th in the league.
The Canucks are 4th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 57.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 42.3% for the season, which is 29th in the NHL. They have 103 face-off wins compared to 83 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 55.4%. That is 6th in the league. On defense Vancouver has 46 hits and they have blocked 32 shots from the opposition, which is 30th in the league. Vancouver is 26th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.3% as they've attempted 151 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 168 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.1% ranks 24th as they have 121 attempts while they have given up 136 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Vancouver -118 and under 5.5 total goals Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Vancouver -118 and under 5.5 total goals
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