Calgary Flames at Colorado Avalanche Game 3 Betting Picks and Predictions 4/15/2019
Monday, April 15, 2019
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The Calgary Flames head to Pepsi Center to take on the Colorado Avalanche on Monday in Game 3 of their series. The Avalanche won Game 2 by a score of 3-2 to tie the series at 1-1 heading back to Colorado. The opening line for this contest has the Flames at -230 and the Avalanche at +190.
Calgary had a record of 50-25-7 this year. They were 1st in the Pacific Division. They've tallied 289 goals and surrendered 223 goals for a point differential of +66. For the year they have an ATS mark of 51-33-0 and an over/under record of 41-39-0. Colorado had a regular season record of 38-30-14. They were 5th in the Central Division. They have scored 258 goals and given up 244 for a goal differential of +14. Their record against the spread is 39-45-0 while their over/under mark is 40-43-0.
Valuable Calgary Flames Betting Trends
The Calgary Flames are 51-33-0 straight up this year
The Calgary Flames are 41-39-0 against the over/under this season
Important Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 39-45-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 40-43-0 against the over/under this season
Key Calgary Flames Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/11/18 C Vladislav Kamenev Shoulder is out indefinitely
Sean Monahan has scored 82 total points this year for the Flames. He has 34 goals this season with 211 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 48 assists on the year and averages 19.1 minutes played per contest. Johnny Gaudreau averages 20.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by tallying 36 goals on 245 attempts. He has 63 assists, giving him a total of 99 points on the year. David Rittich has 27 wins and 9 losses this season in goal for the Flames. He has 1,228 shots against him and he's surrendered 109 goals. He's made 1,119 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Gabriel Landeskog has 75 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 34 goals this year with 243 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 41 assists on the year and averages 21.2 minutes played per contest. Nathan MacKinnon averages 22.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 41 goals on 365 attempts. He has 58 assists, giving him a total of 99 points on the year. Philipp Grubauer has 18 wins and 9 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has 1,071 shots against him and he's given up 89 goals. He's made 982 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flames have 107 total points this year, which is 3rd in the NHL. They've scored 289 goals while giving up 223 scores, which has them ranked 3rd and 23rd respectively. They have had 275 power play chances and scored 53 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That is 18th in the league. The Flames have given up 246 power play opportunities and surrendered 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 21st when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.88% for the year. They allow 28 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 21st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche are 17th in the league with a total of 90 points this season. They have 63 power play goals on 286 chances for a percentage of 22%. That is 7th in the NHL. They've given up 272 power play opportunities and surrendered 58 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 25th overall. As a team, the Avalanche are 10th with a total of 258 goals scored while they've given up 244 goals this season, ranking 16th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.64%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 12th overall in the NHL.
Calgary is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.6%, as they've attempted 4,935 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,273 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 53.2% as they have 3,689 attempts while they have given up 3,240 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 4th in the league. The Flames start possessions in the offensive zone 54% of the time, which is 4th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 46% for the season. That is 28th overall in the NHL. They have 2,490 face-off wins compared to 2,265 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.4%. That ranks them 3rd in the league. On defense Calgary has 1,233 hits and they have blocked 1,033 shots from the opposition, putting them 30th overall.
The Avalanche are 6th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.3% for the season, which is 26th in the NHL. They have 2,346 face-off wins compared to 2,529 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.1%. That is 26th in the league. On defense Colorado has 1,699 hits and they have blocked 1,324 shots from the opposition, which is 2nd in the league. Colorado is 17th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.4% as they've attempted 4,738 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,861 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.1% ranks 15th as they have 3,546 attempts while they have given up 3,537 shots on the defensive end.
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