Calgary Flames at New York Islanders NHL Picks & Predictions 2/11/2018
Sunday, February 11, 2018
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The Calgary Flames travel to Barclays Center to play the New York Islanders on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Flames at -105 and the Islanders at -105.
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Calgary has a record of 28-19-8 this season and on the road they have a record of 15-6-5-4. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 156 goals and given up 157 goals for a point differential of -1. For the season they have an ATS record of 28-27-0 and an over/under record of 25-29-0. New York has a record of 27-23-6 including 15-8-4-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 191 goals and surrendered 207 for a goal differential of -16. Their record against the spread is 27-29-0 while their over/under record is 36-17-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 28-27-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 25-29-0 against the over/under this season
Important New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 27-29-0 straight up this year
The New York Islanders are 36-17-0 against the over/under this season
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
12/01/17 RW Kris Versteeg Lower Body IR (11/24)
02/09/18 RW Troy Brouwer Facial is out indefinitely
Key New York Islanders Injuries
12/18/17 D Calvin de Haan Shoulder IR (12/16)
11/08/17 LW Nikolay Kulemin Shoulder IR (11/06)
02/09/18 LW Tanner Fritz Lower Body is "?" Sunday vs Calgary
02/08/18 D Scott Mayfield Upper Body IR (02/05)
01/20/18 LW Shane Prince Upper Body IR (01/18)
Mike Smith has 22 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has 1,452 shots against him and he's given up 114 goals. He's made 1,338 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Sean Monahan has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Flames. He has 27 goals this year with 147 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 18.6 minutes played per game. Johnny Gaudreau averages 19.3 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 18 goals on 158 shots. He has 47 assists, giving him a total of 65 points on the season.
Josh Bailey has scored 60 total points this year for the Islanders. He has 14 goals this season with 92 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 46 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Jaroslav Halak has 17 wins and 16 losses this year in goal for the Islanders. He has 1,247 shots against him and he's surrendered 115 goals. He's made 1,132 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Anders Lee averages 17.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 29 goals on 139 shots. He has 16 assists, giving him a total of 45 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have allowed 181 power play opportunities and have given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79% this year. That is 21st in the NHL. They average 33 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.66% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is ranked 10th in the league. The Flames has 64 total points this season, ranking 12th in the NHL in offense. They are 19th in the league with 156 goals while they've given up 157 goals, which is 16th overall. They have had 184 power play opportunities and scored 31 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 25th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Islanders are 2nd with 191 goals scored while they are 1st in the NHL with 207 goals allowed this year. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.93%. They give up 35 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them in 30th place in the league. The Islanders have a total of 60 points this year, which is 19th in the NHL. They have 39 power play goals on 177 opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That ranks their power play unit 6th. They've allowed 163 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, which is 30th overall.
Calgary is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.9%, as they've attempted 3,525 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,265 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.8% as they have 2,592 attempts while they have given up 2,514 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 18th overall in the NHL. They have 1,692 face-off wins compared to 1,723 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That ranks them 14th in the league. On defense Calgary has 1,028 hits and they have blocked 751 shots from the opposition, putting them 25th overall.
The Islanders are 30th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.8% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.2% for the season, which is 7th in the NHL. They have 1,630 face-off wins compared to 1,760 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.1%. That is 28th in the league. On defense New York has 1,218 hits and they have blocked 844 shots from the opposition, which is 10th in the league. New York is 28th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.3% as they've attempted 3,179 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,537 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 46.6% ranks 30th as they have 2,351 attempts while they have given up 2,693 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Flames/Islanders NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take New York -105
Tony's Pick: Take New York -105
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