Toronto Maple Leafs at Calgary Flames NHL Picks & Predictions 11/28/2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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The Toronto Maple Leafs head to Scotiabank Saddledome to take on the Calgary Flames on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Maple Leafs at +104 and the Flames at -115.
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Toronto has a record of 15-9-1 this year and away from home they have a record of 7-4-1. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They have tallied 88 goals and surrendered 77 goals for a point differential of +11. For the year they have an ATS mark of 15-10-0 and an over/under record of 13-9-0. Calgary has a record of 13-9-1 including 6-5-0 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 69 goals and have given up 72 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 13-10-0 while their over/under mark is 12-10-0.
Valuable Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 15-10-0 straight up this year
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 13-9-0 against the over/under this season
Important Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 13-10-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 12-10-0 against the over/under this season
Key Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
11/06/17 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal IR (10/03)
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
11/25/17 RW Kris Versteeg Lower Body is "?" Tuesday vs Toronto
Auston Matthews has scored 23 total points this year for the Maple Leafs. He has 12 goals this season with 72 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 11 assists on the year and averages 18.5 minutes played per contest. Nazem Kadri averages 16.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by tallying 11 goals on 57 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 21 points on the year. Frederik Andersen has 13 wins and 7 losses this season in goal for the Maple Leafs. He has 721 shots against him and he's surrendered 59 goals. He's made 662 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Sean Monahan has 26 total points this season for the Flames. He has 14 goals this year with 65 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 22%. He has a total of 12 assists on the year and averages 18.4 minutes played per contest. Johnny Gaudreau averages 19 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 11 goals on 70 attempts. He has 23 assists, giving him a total of 34 points on the year. Mike Smith has 11 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has 656 shots against him and he's given up 51 goals. He's made 605 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Maple Leafs have 31 total points this year, which is 6th in the NHL. They've scored 88 goals while giving up 77 scores, which has them ranked 1st and 7th respectively. They have had 76 power play chances and scored 17 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 9th in the league. The Maple Leafs have given up 83 power play opportunities and surrendered 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking them 14th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 11.43% for the year. They allow 34 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 13th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames are 13th in the league with a total of 27 points this season. They have 18 power play goals on 81 chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 10th in the NHL. They've given up 80 power play opportunities and surrendered 21 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, ranking 29th overall. As a team, the Flames are 13th with a total of 69 goals scored while they've given up 72 goals this season, ranking 11th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.39%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 17th overall in the NHL.
Toronto has a Corsi percentage of 49.6% as they've tried 1,476 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,501 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 17th in Corsi percentage. They are 25th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.2% as they have 1,081 shots while they've given up 1,160 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the year. That puts them 26th and 9th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 818 face-off wins as opposed to 775 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.3%. That is 15th overall in the NHL. On defense Toronto has 570 hits and they've blocked 341 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 17th in the league.
The Flames are 14th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 51.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 48.9% for the season, which is 14th in the NHL. They have 689 face-off wins compared to 708 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.3%. That is 21st in the league. On defense Calgary has 391 hits and they have blocked 302 shots from the opposition, which is 29th in the league. Calgary is 9th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.2% as they've attempted 1,419 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,351 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.9% ranks 14th as they have 1,046 attempts while they have given up 1,049 shots on the defensive end.
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