Calgary Flames at Vegas Golden Knights NHL Picks & Predictions 2/21/2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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The Calgary Flames head to T-Mobile Arena to take on the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Flames at +149 and the Golden Knights at -165.
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Calgary has a record of 30-21-9 this year and away from home they have a record of 17-7-5-4. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 169 goals and surrendered 175 goals for a point differential of -6. For the year they have an ATS mark of 30-30-0 and an over/under record of 28-31-0. Vegas has a record of 39-16-4 including 22-5-2-1 on home ice this year. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 202 goals and have given up 160 for a goal differential of +42. Their record against the spread is 39-20-0 while their over/under mark is 33-24-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 30-30-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 28-31-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 39-20-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 33-24-0 against the over/under this season
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
12/01/17 RW Kris Versteeg Lower Body IR (11/24)
02/20/18 GO Mike Smith Lower Body is "?" Wednesday vs Vegas
02/09/18 RW Troy Brouwer Facial IR (02/08)
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
02/19/18 D Shea Theodore Illness is "?" Wednesday vs Calgary
02/19/18 LW James Neal Illness is "?" Wednesday vs Calgary
02/19/18 D Jon Merrill Lower Body is "?" Wednesday vs Calgary
02/17/18 LW Pierre-Edouard Bellemare Wrist IR (02/17)
02/10/18 GO Malcolm Subban Upper Body IR (02/10)
02/10/18 LW William Carrier Upper Body IR (02/07)
Sean Monahan has scored 55 total points this year for the Flames. He has 27 goals this season with 160 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 28 assists on the year and averages 18.7 minutes played per contest. Johnny Gaudreau averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 19 goals on 178 attempts. He has 50 assists, giving him a total of 69 points on the year. Mike Smith has 23 wins and 16 losses this season in goal for the Flames. He has 1,477 shots against him and he's surrendered 116 goals. He's made 1,361 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
James Neal has 39 total points this season for the Golden Knights. He has 24 goals this year with 164 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 15 assists on the year and averages 17.3 minutes played per contest. David Perron averages 17.7 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 14 goals on 95 attempts. He has 39 assists, giving him a total of 53 points on the year. Marc-Andre Fleury has 19 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Golden Knights. He has 846 shots against him and he's given up 58 goals. He's made 788 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have 69 total points this year, which is 16th in the NHL. They've scored 169 goals while giving up 175 scores, which has them ranked 21st and 14th respectively. They have had 206 power play chances and scored 37 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 23rd in the league. The Flames have given up 201 power play opportunities and surrendered 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 19th when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.60% 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 Golden Knights are 1st in the league with a total of 82 points this season. They have 39 power play goals on 184 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 9th in the NHL. They've given up 166 power play opportunities and surrendered 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 15th overall. As a team, the Golden Knights are 4th with a total of 202 goals scored while they've given up 160 goals this season, ranking 24th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.41%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 14th overall in the NHL.
Calgary is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.8%, as they've attempted 3,807 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,537 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.8% as they have 2,815 attempts while they have given up 2,725 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 12th in the league. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 51.4% of the time, which is 12th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.6% for the season. That is 19th overall in the NHL. They have 1,834 face-off wins compared to 1,888 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.3%. That ranks them 20th in the league. On defense Calgary has 1,135 hits and they have blocked 812 shots from the opposition, putting them 26th overall.
The Golden Knights are 10th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.8% for the season, which is 27th in the NHL. They have 1,758 face-off wins compared to 1,844 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.8%. That is 23rd in the league. On defense Vegas has 1,116 hits and they have blocked 871 shots from the opposition, which is 15th in the league. Vegas is 8th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.1% as they've attempted 3,609 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,323 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52.2% ranks 11th as they have 2,678 attempts while they have given up 2,452 shots on the defensive end.
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