Pittsburgh Penguins at Calgary Flames NHL Picks & Parlay 11/2/2017
Thursday, November 2, 2017
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The Pittsburgh Penguins head to Scotiabank Saddledome to take on the Calgary Flames on Thursday, November 2, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Penguins at -117 and the Flames at +106.
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Pittsburgh has a record of 7-5-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 3-5-0. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 36 goals and surrendered 50 goals for a point differential of -14. For the year they have an ATS mark of 7-6-0 and an over/under record of 8-5-0. Calgary has a record of 6-6-0, including 2-4-0 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 28 goals and have given up 33 for a goal differential of -5. Their record against the spread is 6-6-0 while their over/under mark is 5-6-0.
Valuable Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 7-6-0 straight up this year
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 8-5-0 against the over/under this season
Important Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 6-6-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 5-6-0 against the over/under this season
Key Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/31/17 D Justin Schultz Concussion IR (10/24)
10/23/17 RW Carter Rowney Undisclosed IR (10/23)
10/17/17 D Matt Hunwick Concussion IR (10/17)
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
10/22/17 RW Jaromir Jagr Lower Body IR (10/22)
Player SpotlightMatthew Murray has 7 wins and 2 losses this season in goal for the Penguins. He has 321 shots against him and he's surrendered 31 goals. He's made 290 stops for a save percentage of 90%. Evgeni Malkin has scored 13 total points this year for the Penguins. He has 5 goals this season with 34 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 8 assists on the year and averages 17.7 minutes played per contest. Sidney Crosby averages 20.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 5 goals on 46 attempts. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 11 points on the year.
Sean Monahan has 10 total points this season for the Flames. He has 6 goals this year with 35 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 4 assists on the year and averages 17.5 minutes played per contest. Mike Smith has 6 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has 360 shots against him and he's given up 25 goals. He's made 335 saves for a save percentage of 93%. Johnny Gaudreau averages 19.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 3 goals on 29 attempts. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 15 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Penguins have given up 53 power play opportunities and surrendered 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81% this season. That is 14th in the league. They average 35 shots per contest and as a team shoot 7.88% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 88%, ranking them 29th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Penguins are 9th overall with 15 total points this year. They are 15th in the league with 36 goals and 2nd in goals allowed with 50. They've had 50 power play chances and scored 14 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 28%. That is 4th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Flames are 28th with a total of 28 goals scored while they are 18th with 33 goals surrendered this season. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.41%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 6th in the league. The Flames have a total of 12 points this season, which is 17th in the NHL. They have had 6 power play goals on 42 chances for a percentage of 14%. That is 24th overall. They've given up 49 power play opportunities and surrendered 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, ranking 24th when short-handed.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 50.6% as they've tried 780 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 760 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 10th in Corsi percentage. They are 10th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 51.3% as they have 595 shots while they've given up 564 attempts on defense. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 52.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.2% for the year. That puts them 9th and 24th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 419 face-off wins as opposed to 424 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.7%. That is 20th overall in the NHL. On defense Pittsburgh has 286 hits and they've blocked 196 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 3rd in the league.
The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the year. That ranks them 19th and 10th respectively in the NHL. They have 356 face-off wins as opposed to 393 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.5%. That is 23rd in the league. On defense Calgary has 230 hits and they've blocked 161 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 20th in blocked shots. Calgary is ranked 13th in Corsi percentage with 50.3% as they've tried 725 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 717 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 19th in the NHL at 48.9%, as they have 533 shots while they've given up 556 attempts on defense.
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Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Calgary +106 and under 5.5 total goals
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