Calgary Flames at Florida Panthers NHL Picks & Predictions 1/12/2018
Friday, January 12, 2018
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The Calgary Flames head to BB&T Center to take on the Florida Panthers on Friday, January 12, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Flames at -210 and the Panthers at +175.
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Calgary has a record of 22-16-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 10-5-4-3. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 118 goals and surrendered 121 goals for a point differential of -3. For the year they have an ATS mark of 22-20-0 and an over/under record of 18-23-0. Florida has a record of 18-18-6 including 10-6-3-2 on home ice this year. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 120 goals and have given up 137 for a goal differential of -17. Their record against the spread is 18-24-0 while their over/under mark is 21-21-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 22-20-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 18-23-0 against the over/under this season
Important Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 18-24-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers 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 Florida Panthers Injuries
12/13/17 GO Roberto Luongo Lower Body IR (12/04)
Sean Monahan has scored 39 total points this year for the Flames. He has 20 goals this season with 107 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 19 assists on the year and averages 18.5 minutes played per contest. Johnny Gaudreau averages 19.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 13 goals on 121 attempts. He has 36 assists, giving him a total of 49 points on the year. Mike Smith has 18 wins and 13 losses this season in goal for the Flames. He has 1,123 shots against him and he's surrendered 89 goals. He's made 1,034 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Vincent Trocheck has 40 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 17 goals this year with 151 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 23 assists on the year and averages 21.6 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Huberdeau averages 20.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 16 goals on 114 attempts. He has 27 assists, giving him a total of 43 points on the year. James Reimer has 12 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has 907 shots against him and he's given up 81 goals. He's made 826 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have 48 total points this year, which is 15th in the NHL. They've scored 118 goals while giving up 121 scores, which has them ranked 23rd and 18th respectively. They have had 146 power play chances and scored 25 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That is 22nd in the league. The Flames have given up 137 power play opportunities and surrendered 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 23rd when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.54% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 15th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers are 24th in the league with a total of 42 points this season. They have 20 power play goals on 128 chances for a percentage of 16%. That is 27th in the NHL. They've given up 131 power play opportunities and surrendered 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 19th overall. As a team, the Panthers are 20th with a total of 120 goals scored while they've given up 137 goals this season, ranking 8th in goals against. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.31%. As a unit they give up 35 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 18th overall in the NHL.
Calgary has a Corsi percentage of 52.6% as they've tried 2,681 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,416 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 2nd in Corsi percentage. They are 6th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 51.6% as they have 1,986 shots while they've given up 1,864 attempts on defense. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 51.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.2% for the year. That puts them 10th and 21st in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,287 face-off wins as opposed to 1,306 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.6%. That is 15th overall in the NHL. On defense Calgary has 720 hits and they've blocked 552 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 30th in the league.
The Panthers are 29th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 46.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 53.2% for the season, which is 2nd in the NHL. They have 1,389 face-off wins compared to 1,319 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.3%. That is 11th in the league. On defense Florida has 843 hits and they have blocked 585 shots from the opposition, which is 25th in the league. Florida is 18th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.4% as they've attempted 2,502 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,563 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.7% ranks 16th as they have 1,952 attempts while they have given up 1,978 shots on the defensive end.
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