Minnesota Wild at Calgary Flames NHL Picks & Parlay 10/21/2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
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The Minnesota Wild head to Scotiabank Saddledome to take on the Calgary Flames on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Wild at +120 and the Flames at -140.
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Minnesota has a record of 1-1-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 1-1-1. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've tallied 15 goals and surrendered 16 goals for a point differential of -1. For the year they have an ATS mark of 1-3-0 and an over/under record of 4-0-0. Calgary has a record of 4-3-0, including 1-2-0 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 18 goals and have given up 19 for a goal differential of -1. Their record against the spread is 4-3-0 while their over/under mark is 4-3-0.
Valuable Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 1-3-0 straight up this year
The Minnesota Wild are 4-0-0 against the over/under this season
Important Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 4-3-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
10/19/17 LW Marcus Foligno Facial is upgraded to probable Friday vs. Winnipeg
10/13/17 C Charlie Coyle Fibula IR (10/12)
10/13/17 RW Nino Niederreiter Ankle IR (10/12)
10/07/17 RW Mikael Granlund Groin "?" Friday vs. Winnipeg
10/05/17 LW Zach Parise Back "?" Friday vs. Winnipeg
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
No key injuries to report
Player SpotlightDevan Dubnyk has 1 win and 1 loss this season in goal for the Wild. He has 104 shots against him and he's surrendered 11 goals. He's made 93 stops for a save percentage of 89%. Eric Staal has scored 4 total points this year for the Wild. He has 3 goals this season with 14 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 21%. He has a total of 1 assist on the year and averages 20 minutes played per contest. Chris Stewart averages 13.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 50% by tallying 4 goals on 8 attempts. He has 2 assists, giving him a total of 6 points on the year.
Johnny Gaudreau has 10 total points this season for the Flames. He has 2 goals this year with 17 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 8 assists on the year and averages 18.6 minutes played per contest. Mike Smith has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has 244 shots against him and he's given up 17 goals. He's made 227 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Sean Monahan averages 16.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by scoring 4 goals on 20 attempts. He has 3 assists, giving him a total of 7 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Wild have given up 18 power play opportunities and surrendered 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78% this season. That is 20th in the league. They average 30 shots per contest and as a team shoot 12.40% for the year. They allow 37 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 21st in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Wild are 27th overall with 4 total points this year. They are 25th in the league with 15 goals and 26th in goals allowed with 16. They've had 14 power play chances and scored 4 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 29%. That is 4th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Flames are 21st with a total of 18 goals scored while they are 20th with 19 goals surrendered this season. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.33%. As a unit they give up 36 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 5th in the league. The Flames have a total of 8 points this season, which is 12th in the NHL. They have had 5 power play goals on 26 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 15th overall. They've given up 35 power play opportunities and surrendered 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%, ranking 4th when short-handed.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 45.6% as they've tried 211 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 252 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 28th in Corsi percentage. They are 29th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 44.5% as they have 157 shots while they've given up 196 attempts on defense. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the year. That puts them 18th and 13th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 147 face-off wins as opposed to 114 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 56.3%. That is 2nd overall in the NHL. On defense Minnesota has 96 hits and they've blocked 56 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 31st in the league.
The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 46.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 53.6% for the year. That ranks them 26th and 4th respectively in the NHL. They have 200 face-off wins as opposed to 232 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 46.3%. That is 27th in the league. On defense Calgary has 137 hits and they've blocked 106 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 6th in blocked shots. Calgary is ranked 26th in Corsi percentage with 46.6% as they've tried 404 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 463 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 27th in the NHL at 45.2%, as they have 295 shots while they've given up 357 attempts on defense.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Calgary -140 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 Calgary -140 and under 5.5 total goals
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