Calgary Flames at Chicago Blackhawks NHL Picks & Predictions 2/6/2018
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
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The Calgary Flames head to United Center to take on the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Flames at +116 and the Blackhawks at -128.
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Calgary has a record of 26-18-8 this year and away from home they have a record of 13-5-5-4. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 147 goals and surrendered 149 goals for a point differential of -2. For the year they have an ATS mark of 26-26-0 and an over/under record of 24-27-0. Chicago has a record of 24-20-8 including 12-10-3-0 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 153 goals and have given up 145 for a goal differential of +8. Their record against the spread is 24-28-0 while their over/under mark is 23-27-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 26-26-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 24-27-0 against the over/under this season
Important Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 24-28-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 23-27-0 against the over/under this season
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
12/01/17 RW Kris Versteeg Lower Body IR (11/24)
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/27/17 GO Corey Crawford Vertigo IR (12/26)
10/05/17 RW Marian Hossa Infection IR (10/03)
10/05/15 D Michal Rozsival Upper Body IR (10/03)
Johnny Gaudreau has scored 59 total points this year for the Flames. He has 16 goals this season with 149 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 43 assists on the year and averages 19.3 minutes played per contest. Sean Monahan averages 18.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by tallying 24 goals on 141 attempts. He has 21 assists, giving him a total of 45 points on the year. Mike Smith has 21 wins and 15 losses this season in goal for the Flames. He has 1,380 shots against him and he's surrendered 108 goals. He's made 1,272 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Jonathan Toews has 33 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 14 goals this year with 151 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 19 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Patrick Kane averages 20.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 20 goals on 180 attempts. He has 32 assists, giving him a total of 52 points on the year. Jeff Glass has 3 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has 327 shots against him and he's given up 30 goals. He's made 297 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have 60 total points this year, which is 16th in the NHL. They've scored 147 goals while giving up 149 scores, which has them ranked 21st and 19th respectively. They have had 174 power play chances and scored 30 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That is 23rd in the league. The Flames have given up 169 power play opportunities and surrendered 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 17th when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.57% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 11th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks are 22nd in the league with a total of 56 points this season. They have 29 power play goals on 188 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 29th in the NHL. They've given up 159 power play opportunities and surrendered 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking 8th overall. As a team, the Blackhawks are 14th with a total of 153 goals scored while they've given up 145 goals this season, ranking 22nd in goals against. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.61%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 9th overall in the NHL.
Calgary is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.1%, as they've attempted 3,346 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,076 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.1% as they have 2,467 attempts while they have given up 2,362 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 11th in the league. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 51.2% of the time, which is 12th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the season. That is 15th overall in the NHL. They have 1,606 face-off wins compared to 1,629 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.6%. That ranks them 14th in the league. On defense Calgary has 944 hits and they have blocked 714 shots from the opposition, putting them 25th overall.
The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 56.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.3% for the year. That ranks them 2nd and 30th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,591 face-off wins as opposed to 1,625 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That is 15th in the league. On defense Chicago has 933 hits and they've blocked 725 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 24th in blocked shots. Chicago is ranked 2nd in Corsi percentage with 52.8% as they've tried 3,404 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,044 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 12th in the NHL at 50.8%, as they have 2,397 shots while they've given up 2,319 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Flames/Blackhawks NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Calgary +116
Guy's Pick: Take Calgary +116
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