Calgary Flames at Nashville Predators NHL Picks & Predictions 10/9/2018
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
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The Calgary Flames travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Flames at +151 and the Predators at -175.
Calgary has a record of 1-1-0 this season and on the road they have a mark of 0-1-0-0. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They have scored 9 goals and given up 9 goals for a point differential of 0. For the season they have an ATS record of 1-1-0 and an over/under record of 2-0-0. Nashville has a record of 2-0-0. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 7 goals and surrendered 5 for a goal differential of +2. Their record against the spread is 2-0-0 while their over/under record is 1-1-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 1-1-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 2-0-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 1-1-0 against the over/under this season
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
10/05/18 D Travis Hamonic Facial is out indefinitely
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
09/12/18 LW Austin Watson Suspension 27-game suspension ( elgible to return 12/3 vs Buffalo)
Mike Smith has 1 win and 1 loss this season in net for the Flames. He has 42 shots against him and he's given up 8 goals. He's made 34 saves for a save percentage of 81%. Johnny Gaudreau has accumulated 4 total points this season for the Flames. He has 1 goal this year with 8 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 3 assists on the season and averages 22.5 minutes played per game. Sean Monahan averages 22.5 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 40% by scoring 2 goals on 5 shots. He has 1 assist, giving him a total of 3 points on the season.
P.K. Subban has scored 3 total points this year for the Predators. He has 1 goal this season with 6 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 24 minutes played per game. Pekka Rinne has 1 win and no losses this year in goal for the Predators. He has 36 shots against him and he's surrendered 2 goals. He's made 34 saves for a save percentage of 94%. Filip Forsberg averages 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 1 goal on 8 shots. He has 1 assist, giving him a total of 2 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have allowed 7 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 71% this year. That is 26th in the NHL. They average 36 shots per game and as a team shoot 12.50% for the season. They allow 22 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 79%, which is ranked 31st in the league. The Flames have 2 total points this season, ranking 23rd in the NHL in offense. They are 6th in the league with 9 goals while they've given up 9 goals, which is 6th overall. They have had 13 power play opportunities and scored 3 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. That is 13th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Predators are 14th with 7 goals scored while they are 21st in the NHL with 5 goals allowed this year. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 12.50%. They give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them in 10th place in the league. The Predators have a total of 4 points this year, which is 4th in the NHL. They have no power play goals on 2 opportunities for a percentage of 0%. That ranks their power play unit 25th. They've allowed 5 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, which is 18th overall.
Calgary is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 64.9%, as they've attempted 146 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 79 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 63.6% as they have 105 attempts while they have given up 60 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 2nd in the league. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 59.2% of the time, which is 6th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 40.8% for the season. That is 26th overall in the NHL. They have 70 face-off wins compared to 55 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 56%. That ranks them 4th in the league. On defense Calgary has 35 hits and they have blocked 19 shots from the opposition, putting them 25th overall.
The Predators are 20th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 49.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the season, which is 12th in the NHL. They have 57 face-off wins compared to 60 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.7%. That is 19th in the league. On defense Nashville has 49 hits and they have blocked 27 shots from the opposition, which is 20th in the league. Nashville is 21st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 46.9% as they've attempted 98 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 111 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 45.8% ranks 21st as they have 71 attempts while they have given up 84 shots on the defensive end.
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