Calgary Flames at Carolina Hurricanes NHL Picks & Predictions 1/14/2018
Sunday, January 14, 2018
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The Calgary Flames head to PNC Arena to take on the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday, January 14, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Flames at +104 and the Hurricanes at -115.
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Calgary has a record of 24-16-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 12-5-4-3. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 127 goals and surrendered 124 goals for a point differential of +3. For the year they have an ATS mark of 24-20-0 and an over/under record of 20-23-0. Carolina has a record of 20-16-8 including 10-5-4-1 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 125 goals and have given up 136 for a goal differential of -11. Their record against the spread is 20-24-0 while their over/under mark is 21-21-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 24-20-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 20-23-0 against the over/under this season
Important Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 20-24-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 21-21-0 against the over/under this season
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
12/29/17 RW Michael Frolik Jaw IR (12/28)
12/01/17 RW Kris Versteeg Lower Body IR (11/24)
01/10/18 RW Jaromir Jagr Groin is out indefinitely
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
01/12/18 D Brett Pesce Upper Body IR (01/12)
01/12/18 C Derek Ryan Upper Body is "?" Sunday vs Calgary
01/12/18 C Elias Lindholm Illness is "?" Sunday vs Calgary
01/12/18 LW Joakim Nordstrom Illness is "?" Sunday vs Calgary
Sean Monahan has scored 42 total points this year for the Flames. He has 21 goals this season with 113 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 21 assists on the year and averages 18.4 minutes played per contest. Johnny Gaudreau averages 19 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by tallying 15 goals on 125 attempts. He has 37 assists, giving him a total of 52 points on the year. Mike Smith has 19 wins and 13 losses this season in goal for the Flames. He has 1,157 shots against him and he's surrendered 90 goals. He's made 1,067 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Sebastian Aho has 37 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 16 goals this year with 128 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 21 assists on the year and averages 17.8 minutes played per contest. Teuvo Teravainen averages 16.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 11 goals on 93 attempts. He has 24 assists, giving him a total of 35 points on the year. Cam Ward has 11 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has 533 shots against him and he's given up 51 goals. He's made 482 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have 52 total points this year, which is 11th in the NHL. They've scored 127 goals while giving up 124 scores, which has them ranked 15th and 17th respectively. They have had 150 power play chances and scored 27 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 20th in the league. The Flames have given up 144 power play opportunities and surrendered 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 19th when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.85% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes are 17th in the league with a total of 48 points this season. They have 25 power play goals on 141 chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 21st in the NHL. They've given up 107 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 21st overall. As a team, the Hurricanes are 19th with a total of 125 goals scored while they've given up 136 goals this season, ranking 9th in goals against. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.26%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 27th overall in the NHL.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 52% as they've tried 2,778 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,567 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 6th in Corsi percentage. They are 10th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 51% as they have 2,052 shots while they've given up 1,971 attempts on defense. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 51.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.9% for the year. That puts them 12th and 15th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,354 face-off wins as opposed to 1,370 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.7%. That is 15th overall in the NHL. On defense Calgary has 756 hits and they've blocked 596 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 26th in the league.
The Hurricanes are 1st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 58.4% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 41.6% for the season, which is 31st in the NHL. They have 1,350 face-off wins compared to 1,249 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.9%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Carolina has 833 hits and they have blocked 592 shots from the opposition, which is 27th in the league. Carolina is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.2% as they've attempted 2,835 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,395 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 53.9% ranks 1st as they have 2,112 attempts while they have given up 1,803 shots on the defensive end.
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