Calgary Flames vs New Jersey Devils Prediction, 10/26/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Calgary Flames vs New Jersey Devils
Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Flames (-105) Devils (-105)
Prudential Center is the venue where Scott Wedgewood and the New Jersey Devils (3-1-0) will take on the Calgary Flames (2-1-1) on Tuesday. The Flames open this matchup at -105 while the Devils are priced at -105. The total has been set at 6.
The Flames were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4-3 win against the Capitals in their last outing. The Flames had a solid offensive output in the win. In the outing, they netted 4 of the 27 shots they put on goal. Moreover, they had 3 chances with the advantage and scored 1 goal. Calgary recorded 6 minutes in the box in this outing. The Corsi for the Flames was sitting at 46 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 49 which means they had a Corsi rate of 48.4%. Their Fenwick was 29 and the Fenwick against was 31, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 48.3%. They compiled 26 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 21 attempts to win the face-off. Their offensive zone starts were rated at 53.2% and they had a PDO of 99.5 in this game.
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Pertaining to their scoring capabilities, the Calgary Flames have notched 11 goals (27th in the NHL) for the season and have conceded 11. For the season, they have 5 points and their points percentage comes in at .625. Calgary skates onto the rink with 12 power play opportunities and they have notched 2 goals during those chances, garnering them a percentage of 16.67%. When playing at even strength, the Flames have given up 8 goals while notching 9 on offense. Calgary has taken 146 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 7.5%. The Flames have had 118 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .907. Calgary Flames opponents have 13 power play opportunities (30th in the league) and have earned 3 goals in those attempts.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Daniel Vladar. Vladar has played in 6 games over the course of his professional hockey career. He has a win-loss record of 3-2-1 and he has gotten the start in 6 games. The opposition has racked up 20 goals against Vladar in his professional career and his goals against average per game is 3.31. Vladar has had 174 shots against him and has accrued 154 saves. His save percentage currently is at .885 during his 363 mins in the crease. For his professional hockey career, Vladar has accounted for 2 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .333.
When they were on the ice last, New Jersey faced off against the Sabres in an outing where the Devils took home the victory by a final score of 2-1. They had a PDO at even strength of 103 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 24.4%. They had 3 power play chances in this one and tallied 1 goal out of those opportunities. Their Fenwick rate was 61.2% with a Fenwick of 52 and the Sabres finishing with a 33 Fenwick at even strength. The Devils earned 2 goals of the 39 shots on goal they were seeking. New Jersey wound up with a 61.3% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game New Jersey played and it tells us that they didn't have their best game.
New Jersey has attempted 127 shots (31st in professional hockey) and has a shot percentage of 8.66%, while allowing the opposition 108 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 73.33% on their oppositions 15 power play opportunities, and their save percentage comes in at 90.7%. They have a tally of 9 power play chances and they have a power play rate of 22.22%. The Devils have 9 goals at even strength and 2 goals (27th in hockey) while on the power play. They have permitted 10 goals to be scored by of a combination of 6 goals at even strength and 4 goals while they were shorthanded. So far this year, the New Jersey Devils have tallied 11 goals, 6 points, and a points percentage of .750.
For the opposition you will find Scott Wedgewood in net. Wedgewood is the owner of a lifetime mark of 10-19-8 and has participated in 41 games. Wedgewood's rate of quality starts sits at 40.5% and he has accumulated 15 quality starts in his career. He has gathered 1,070 stops out of 1,188 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .901. Teams are averaging 3.10 goals per game and he has allowed 118 goals in total. He was named a starter in 37 games and has been on the ice for 2,286 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Calgary (-105)
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