Calgary Flames at St. Louis Blues NHL Parlay 12/16/2018
Sunday, December 16, 2018
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The Calgary Flames head to Enterprise Center to take on the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, December 16, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Flames at -140 and the Blues at +110.
Calgary has a record of 20-10-2 this year. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 113 goals and surrendered 90 goals for a point differential of +23. For the year they have an ATS mark of 20-12-0 and an over/under record of 16-15-0. St. Louis has a record of 12-14-4 this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 86 goals and given up 100 for a goal differential of -14. Their record against the spread is 12-18-0 while their over/under mark is 15-14-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 20-12-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 16-15-0 against the over/under this season
Important St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 12-18-0 straight up this year
The St. Louis Blues are 15-14-0 against the over/under this season
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
12/13/18 GO Mike Smith Undisclosed left last game, is questionable Saturday vs Minnesota
12/09/18 C Mikael Backlund Concussion is out indefinitely
11/28/18 D Juuso Valimaki Lower Body is out indefinitely
Key St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/14/18 D Alex Pietrangelo Hand IR (12/14)
12/14/18 D Joel Edmundson Upper Body is questionable Sunday vs Calgary
12/14/18 C Robby Fabbri Shoulder is questionable Sunday vs Calgary
11/19/18 D Carl Gunnarsson Upper Body is out indefinitely
10/04/18 LW Erik Foley Concussion is out indefinitely
Mike Smith has 11 wins and 7 losses this season in goal for the Flames. He has 493 shots against him and he's surrendered 55 goals. He's made 438 stops for a save percentage of 89%. Johnny Gaudreau has scored 42 total points this year for the Flames. He has 13 goals this season with 95 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 29 assists on the year and averages 20.2 minutes played per contest. Sean Monahan averages 19.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by tallying 20 goals on 104 attempts. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 38 points on the year.
Ryan O'Reilly has 31 total points this season for the Blues. He has 13 goals this year with 86 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 18 assists on the year and averages 20.7 minutes played per contest. Jake Allen has 10 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has 685 shots against him and he's given up 68 goals. He's made 617 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Vladimir Tarasenko averages 18.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 9 goals on 113 attempts. He has 11 assists, giving him a total of 20 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have given up 101 power play opportunities and surrendered 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78% this season. That is 19th in the league. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.78% for the year. They allow 28 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 19th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Flames are 6th overall with 42 total points this year. They are 6th in the league with 113 goals and 24th in goals allowed with 90. They've had 113 power play chances and scored 25 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 12th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Blues are 27th with a total of 86 goals scored while they are 13th with 100 goals surrendered this season. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.48%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 25th in the league. The Blues have a total of 28 points this season, which is 29th in the NHL. They have had 21 power play goals on 96 chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 13th overall. They've given up 103 power play opportunities and surrendered 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%, ranking 4th when short-handed.
Calgary is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.5%, as they've attempted 1,942 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,622 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 53.9% as they have 1,440 attempts while they have given up 1,230 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 4th in the league. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 55.9% of the time, which is 2nd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.1% for the season. That is 30th overall in the NHL. They have 966 face-off wins compared to 879 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.4%. That ranks them 4th in the league. On defense Calgary has 481 hits and they have blocked 392 shots from the opposition, putting them 31st overall.
The Blues are 28th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52% for the season, which is 4th in the NHL. They have 971 face-off wins compared to 871 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.7%. That is 2nd in the league. On defense St. Louis has 605 hits and they have blocked 476 shots from the opposition, which is 9th in the league. St. Louis is 24th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.2% as they've attempted 1,632 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,756 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48.8% ranks 22nd as they have 1,220 attempts while they have given up 1,280 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Calgary -140 and over 6.5 total goals Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Calgary -140 and over 6.5 total goals
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