Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The Calgary Flames head to Verizon Center to take on the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Flames at +153 and the Capitals at -170. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Calgary comes into this game having played 72 games. They have an overall record of 41-27-4 and away from home they have a record of 19-12-4. The currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 201 goals and surrendered 193 goals for a point differential of +8. The Flames have an overall record of 9-1-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 37-31 and an over/under record of 30-34-8. Washington shows up with a record of 46-17-8 including 28-6-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 228 goals and surrendered 159 for a goal differential of +69. The Capitals have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 45-25 while their over/under record sits at 32-26-13.
Mikael Backlund has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Flames. He has 21 goals this season with 176 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 17.4 minutes played per game. Johnny Gaudreau has averaged 18.8 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 16 goals on 163 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 18 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 951 shots against him and has given up 84 goals. He has made 867 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 59 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 28 goals this season with 265 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 18.4 minutes played per game. Marcus Johansson has averaged 16.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 22 goals on 110 shots. He has 24 assists giving him a total of 46 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 36 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1,469 shots against him and has given up 110 goals. He has made 1,359 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Flames have 86 total points this season. They have scored 201 goals while giving up 193 goals. They have had 225 power play opportunities and have scored 44 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Flames have allowed 246 power play opportunities and given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.48% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Capitals have a total of 100 points on the season. They have 46 power play goals on 215 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 246 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Flames have a total of 228 goals scored while they've given up 159 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.80%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they've attempted 3,956 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,883 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 2,920 attempts while they've given up 2,898 shots on the defensive end. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 49.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.8% for the season. They have 2,154 face off wins compared to 2,228 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.2%. On defense has 1,363 hits and they've blocked 985 shots from the opposition.
Washington has attempted 3,986 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,799 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.2% as they have 2,968 shots while they've given up 2,829 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 52.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.1% as they've compiled 2,099 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,091 face off losses. On defense has blocked 970 shot attempts and they have 1,534 hits as a unit.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 37-31 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 30-34-8 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 45-25 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 32-26-13 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Injuries
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
03/19/17 LW Micheal Ferland Illness "?" Tuesday vs. Washington
Washington Capitals Injuries
03/20/17 LW Marcus Johansson Illness injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Calgary
Tony's Pick: Take Calgary +153
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