Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Scotiabank Saddledome to play the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +180 and the Flames at -200. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Colorado comes into this matchup having played 37 games. They have an overall record of 12-24-1 and on the road they have a record of 8-11-0. Currently they are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 76 goals and given up 125 goals for a point differential of -49. The Avalanche have an overall record of 1-9-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 12-25 and an over/under record of 16-17-4. Calgary shows up with a record of 20-17-2 including 9-10-0 at home this season. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 105 goals and surrendered 111 for a goal differential of -6. The Flames have a record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 18-19 while their over/under record sits at 16-18-5.
Nathan MacKinnon has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 9 goals this season with 125 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Matt Duchene has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 13 goals on 84 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 6 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 656 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 591 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Johnny Gaudreau has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Flames. He has 9 goals this season with 81 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Mikael Backlund has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 11 goals on 94 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 24 points on the season. Chad Johnson has 13 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has had 640 shots against him and has given up 51 goals. He has made 589 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Avalanche have 25 total points this season. They have scored 76 goals while giving up 125 goals. They have had 125 power play opportunities and have scored 17 goals on those chances for a percentage of 14%. The Avalanche have allowed 142 power play opportunities and given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.28% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Flames have a total of 42 points on the season. They have 25 power play goals on 128 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 149 power play opportunities and have given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Avalanche have a total of 105 goals scored while they've given up 111 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.54%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 47% as they've attempted 1,897 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,138 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 46.9% as they have 1,423 attempts while they've given up 1,608 shots on the defensive end. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 47.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.5% for the season. They have 1,187 face off wins compared to 1,046 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 53.2%. On defense Colorado has 849 hits and they've blocked 530 shots from the opposition.
Calgary has attempted 2,088 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,162 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 48.6% as they have 1,535 shots while they've given up 1,625 attempts on defense. The Flames have an offensive zone percentage of 48.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.2% as they've compiled 1,179 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,217 face off losses. On defense Calgary has blocked 537 shot attempts and they have 750 hits as a unit.
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 12-25 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 16-17-4 against the over/under
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 18-19 straight up
The Calgary Flames are 16-18-5 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
01/02/17 GO Semyon Varlamov Groin "?" Wednesday vs. Calgary
Calgary Flames Injuries
12/28/16 RW Troy Brouwer Finger out indefinitely
10/09/16 D Ladislav Smid Neck out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Colorado +180
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