Flames vs Sharks Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/10/2020
Game: Calgary Flames vs San Jose Sharks
Date: Monday, February 10, 2020
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Flames (-133) Sharks (+120)
SAP Center is the venue where Aaron Dell and the San Jose Sharks (24-27-4, 6th in the Pacific Division) will take on the Calgary Flames (28-22-6, 4th in the Pacific Division) on Monday. The Sharks open this matchup at +120 while the Flames are priced at -133. The total has been set at 6. The Flames cover 44.0% of the time, having gone 22-28 SU. The Sharks cover 41.5% of the time, going 22-31 straight up.
The Calgary Flames head into this game holding a record of 28 victories and 22 defeats, which is good for 4th in the Pacific Division. Thus far in the season, they have scored a total of 149 goals which ranks 11th in the Western Conference and 23rd in the league. Their goal differential is -21, which is good for 25th in the league. The Flames currently have a total of 62 points, which ranks 17th in the league and 7th in the West. When talking about shots at the opposing goalie, they currently have a total of 1,756 which ranks 5th in the Western Conference and 12th in the league. As a group, Calgary has racked up a total of 957 hits which has them averaging 17.1 per contest. They currently have a total of 645 blocks for the year. The man in goal for Calgary is David Rittich from Jihlava, Czechoslovakia. He is 27 years old and has racked up 2,352 minutes in net for the year. Rittich is allowing 2.86 goals against average which has him placed 17th among Western Conference goaltenders and 35th among goalies in the NHL. During this season, he has surrendered 112 goals. He has a save percentage of .909 which has him placed 18th among Western Conference goaltenders.
The Calgary Flames went home feeling good about their game by earning a 6 - 2 win over the Vancouver Canucks the last time they stepped on the ice. The Flames played really well in this victory. In this game, they earned a goal on 6 out of the 32 shots they tried. Moreover, they had 1 power play opportunity and netted 1 goal on that try. Calgary earned a total of 15 penalty mins in this matchup. The Corsi for the Flames sat at 52 and the Corsi against was 54 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 49.1%. Their Fenwick sat at 41 and the Fenwick against sat at 39, meaning they had a rate of 51.3%. They took 23 face-off wins and lost 23 tries to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 53.4% and they had a PDO of 107.7 for this game. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Vancouver Canucks earned a total of 27 shots. They had 11 penalty minutes and they tallied 3 power play chances.
The Sharks are the team on the other side of the ice and for the campaign they have 24 victories and 27 defeats. With reference to goal differential, they rank 14th in the conference and 28th in the league with -37. They currently have a total of 143 goals for the season which has them ranked at 13th in the West. San Jose has a save % as a team of .893 which is good for 29th in the league, which tells us scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They have a team shooting percentage of 8.9% ranking them 10th in the West. In net for San Jose is Aaron Dell who is having a marginal campaign by surrendering 2.75 goals against average and that ranks him 11th among West goalies and 26th in the NHL among goalies. In the 1,419 mins he has played, he's given up 65 goals. He has a save % of .913, which ranks him 13th among West goalies and 26th in the NHL among goalies.
The San Jose Sharks played the Edmonton Oilers in a game where the Sharks got the victory by a score of 6 - 3. For this outing, San Jose earned a 47.4% Corsi rating. They ended up with that by earning a Corsi of 46 while their opponent had a Corsi of 51. Their Fenwick rate was 47.3% by earning a Fenwick of 35 and the Oilers finishing with a 39 Fenwick. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game San Jose had and they showed up in this game. They had a PDO at even strength of 108.9 and they had an oZS percentage of 45.4%. The Sharks converted 6 goals of the 31 shots on goal they attempted. They had 3 power play chances in this outing and scored 1 out of those opportunities. Regarding their opponent, the Oilers had 1 power play attempt but were not able to notch a goal. San Jose conceded 31 shots on goal and the Oilers earned 8 penalty mins.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take San Jose (+120) and under the total goals
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