Carolina Hurricanes at Calgary Flames NHL Picks & Parlay 10/19/2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017
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The Carolina Hurricanes head to Scotiabank Saddledome to take on the Calgary Flames on Thursday, October 19, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Hurricanes at +128 and the Flames at -141.
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Carolina has a record of 2-1-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 1-1-0. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 12 goals and surrendered 11 goals for a point differential of +1. For the year they have an ATS mark of 2-2-0 and an over/under record of 2-2-0. Calgary has a record of 4-2-0, including 1-1-0 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 17 goals and have given up 17 for a goal differential of 0. Their record against the spread is 4-2-0 while their over/under mark is 4-2-0.
Valuable Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 2-2-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 4-2-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 4-2-0 against the over/under this season
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/18/17 D Trevor van Riemsdyk Concussion is "?" Thursday vs. Calgary
10/05/17 RW Lee Stempniak Hip IR (10/02)
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
10/14/17 LW Micheal Ferland Lower Body "?" Thursday vs. Carolina
Player SpotlightScott Darling has 1 win and 1 loss this season in goal for the Hurricanes. He has 75 shots against him and he's surrendered 8 goals. He's made 67 stops for a save percentage of 89%. Victor Rask has scored 2 total points this year for the Hurricanes. He has 1 goal this season with 3 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 33%. He has a total of 1 assist on the year and averages 16 minutes played per contest. Sebastian Aho averages 18.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 2 points on the year.
Johnny Gaudreau has 9 total points this season for the Flames. He has 2 goals this year with 15 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 7 assists on the year and averages 18.5 minutes played per contest. Mike Smith has 4 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has 211 shots against him and he's given up 15 goals. He's made 196 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Sean Monahan averages 17 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 3 goals on 17 attempts. He has 3 assists, giving him a total of 6 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Hurricanes have given up 15 power play opportunities and surrendered 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80% this season. That is 16th in the league. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.23% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 14th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Hurricanes are 20th overall with 5 total points this year. They are 28th in the league with 12 goals and 30th in goals allowed with 11. They've had 17 power play chances and scored 4 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 24%. That is 12th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Flames are 17th with a total of 17 goals scored while they are 15th with 17 goals surrendered this season. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.95%. As a unit they give up 36 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 7th in the league. The Flames have a total of 8 points this season, which is 9th in the NHL. They have had 5 power play goals on 25 chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 15th overall. They've given up 29 power play opportunities and surrendered 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 90%, ranking 3rd when short-handed.
Carolina is 13th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.1%, as they've attempted 237 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 236 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.9% as they have 171 attempts while they have given up 172 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 14th in the league. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 56.5% of the time, which is 3rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.5% for the season. That is 27th overall in the NHL. They have 124 face-off wins compared to 122 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.4%. That ranks them 18th in the league. On defense Carolina has 60 hits and they have blocked 64 shots from the opposition, putting them 27th overall.
The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 47.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.1% for the year. That ranks them 25th and 6th respectively in the NHL. They have 173 face-off wins as opposed to 200 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.4%. That is 25th in the league. On defense Calgary has 123 hits and they've blocked 84 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 17th in blocked shots. Calgary is ranked 19th in Corsi percentage with 47.7% as they've tried 360 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 395 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 26th in the NHL at 45.3%, as they have 258 shots while they've given up 311 attempts on defense.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Calgary -141 and under 5.5 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Calgary -141 and under 5.5 total goals
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