Vegas Golden Knights at Calgary Flames NHL Picks & Predictions 1/30/2018
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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The Vegas Golden Knights head to Scotiabank Saddledome to take on the Calgary Flames on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Golden Knights at -110 and the Flames at -125.
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Vegas has a record of 32-12-4 this year and away from home they have a record of 13-9-2-1. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 164 goals and surrendered 128 goals for a point differential of +36. For the year they have an ATS mark of 32-16-0 and an over/under record of 26-20-0. Calgary has a record of 25-16-8 including 12-11-3-1 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 137 goals and have given up 135 for a goal differential of +2. Their record against the spread is 25-24-0 while their over/under mark is 21-27-0.
Valuable Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 32-16-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 26-20-0 against the over/under this season
Important Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 25-24-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 21-27-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/06/17 D Clayton Stoner Abdominal IR (10/02)
01/25/18 D Brayden McNabb Undisclosed is "?" Tuesday vs Calgary
01/18/18 LW Tomas Nosek Upper Body IR (01/16)
01/10/18 D Luca Sbisa Hand IR (01/08)
01/05/18 D Jon Merrill Lower Body IR (01/04)
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)
David Perron has scored 41 total points this year for the Golden Knights. He has 11 goals this season with 77 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 30 assists on the year and averages 17.7 minutes played per contest. James Neal averages 17.4 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 22 goals on 142 attempts. He has 12 assists, giving him a total of 34 points on the year. Marc-Andre Fleury has 12 wins and 4 losses this season in goal for the Golden Knights. He has 556 shots against him and he's surrendered 32 goals. He's made 524 stops for a save percentage of 94%.
Johnny Gaudreau has 56 total points this season for the Flames. He has 15 goals this year with 142 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 41 assists on the year and averages 19.3 minutes played per contest. Sean Monahan averages 18.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 22 goals on 124 attempts. He has 21 assists, giving him a total of 43 points on the year. Mike Smith has 20 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Flames. He has 1,291 shots against him and he's given up 96 goals. He's made 1,195 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights have 68 total points this year, which is 2nd in the NHL. They've scored 164 goals while giving up 128 scores, which has them ranked 4th and 27th respectively. They have had 155 power play chances and scored 29 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That is 21st in the league. The Golden Knights have given up 140 power play opportunities and surrendered 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%, ranking them 13th when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.31% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 14th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames are 11th in the league with a total of 58 points this season. They have 29 power play goals on 168 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 24th in the NHL. They've given up 162 power play opportunities and surrendered 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 17th overall. As a team, the Flames are 21st with a total of 137 goals scored while they've given up 135 goals this season, ranking 23rd in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.58%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 6th overall in the NHL.
Vegas is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.1%, as they've attempted 2,958 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,719 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 52.5% as they have 2,203 attempts while they have given up 1,996 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 5th in the league. The Golden Knights start possessions in the offensive zone 52.2% of the time, which is 11th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.8% for the season. That is 24th overall in the NHL. They have 1,467 face-off wins compared to 1,508 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.3%. That ranks them 24th in the league. On defense Vegas has 926 hits and they have blocked 723 shots from the opposition, putting them 15th overall.
The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 51% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49% for the year. That ranks them 12th and 15th respectively in the NHL. They have 1,503 face-off wins as opposed to 1,536 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.5%. That is 15th in the league. On defense Calgary has 875 hits and they've blocked 672 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 26th in blocked shots. Calgary is ranked 4th in Corsi percentage with 51.9% as they've tried 3,112 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,888 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 11th in the NHL at 50.8%, as they have 2,290 shots while they've given up 2,216 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Golden Knights/Flames NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Vegas -110
Guy's Pick: Take Vegas -110
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