Calgary Flames vs Ottawa Senators Prediction, 3/22/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Calgary Flames vs Ottawa Senators
Date: Monday, March 22, 2021
Location: Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Flames (-153) Senators (+138)
Filip Gustavsson and the Ottawa Senators (10-20-3) play the Calgary Flames (15-14-3) at Canadian Tire Centre on Monday. The odds on this contest have the Flames priced at -153 and the Senators are at +138. The over/under has been set at 6.5.
The Flames will need a bounce back game after taking a 2-0 loss against the Maple Leafs in their last game. The Corsi for the Flames was 47 and the Corsi against was 47 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 50.0%. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 54.8% and they had a PDO at even strength of 91.7 for this game. Calgary garnered 6 penalty mins in this game. The Flames left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in the defeat. Their Fenwick was 33 and the Fenwick against finished at 37, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 47.1%. They recorded 25 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 23 attempts to win the puck. In addition, they had 3 chances with the advantage but weren't able to score a goal. In the outing, they couldn't finish any of the 31 shots they put on net.
Regarding their scoring, the Calgary Flames have notched 86 goals (19th in the National Hockey League) for the year and have allowed 96. For the current campaign, the have a total of 33 points and their points % is .516. Calgary steps onto the ice with 113 power play chances and they have scored 23 goals out of those tries, garnering them a rate of 20.35%. At even strength, the Flames have conceded 75 goals while notching 63 when they are on offense. Calgary has attempted 947 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.1%. The Flames have had 966 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .901. Calgary Flames opponents have earned 105 power play opportunities (3rd in professional hockey) and have notched 21 goals in those attempts.
The player in the crease for this game is Jacob Markstrom. Over the course of his career, Markstrom has accumulated 143 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .514. His save percentage currently is .910 during his 16,689 minutes in the crease. Markstrom has had 8,694 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 7,912 saves. Opponents have notched 782 goals against Markstrom in his professional career and his goals against average is 2.81. He has amassed an overall record of 122-126-34 and he started in 278 games. Markstrom has been in net for 294 contests over the course of his hockey career.
Their last time out, Ottawa faced the Canucks in a game where the Senators took the defeat by a mark of 3-2. Their PDO at even strength was 100 and they earned an oZS percentage of 42.7%. They had 2 power play attempts in this game but weren't able to notch a goal. Their Fenwick rate came in at 56.8% by accumulating a Fenwick of 50 and the Canucks earning a 38 Fenwick at even strength. The Senators tallied 2 goals out of the 32 shots on goal they tried. Ottawa wound up with a 60.5% Corsi rate. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Ottawa played and the stats tell us that they didn't play well overall.
For the season, the Ottawa Senators have accounted for 85 goals, 23 points, as well as a points percentage of .348. They have allowed 129 goals to be scored by of a combination of 103 goals at even strength and 26 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Senators have tallied 69 goals at even strength and 16 goals (26th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have a total of 109 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 14.68%. Ottawa has taken 1,051 shots (3rd in pro hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 8.09%, while allowing the other team 1,053 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 74.76% on the other teams 103 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 87.7%.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ottawa (+138) and under 6.5 goals
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