Calgary Flames vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 4/13/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Calgary Flames vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
TV: Sportsnet One
Odds/Point Spread: Flames (+210) Maple Leafs (-263)
Jacob Markstrom and the Calgary Flames (17-21-3) travel to Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday where they'll take on the Toronto Maple Leafs (28-10-3). The line on this game has the Flames priced at +210 and the Maple Leafs are at -263. The over/under opens at 6.5.
The Flames went home feeling good about their game by earning a 5-0 victory over the Oilers in their previous outing. Their starts in the offensive zone were at 42.4% and they had a PDO of 119.0 in this game. They tallied 18 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 27 attempts to win the puck. Their Fenwick was 35 and the Fenwick against finished at 25, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 58.3%. The Corsi for the Flames was 45 and the Corsi against when all was said and done was 36 which means they had a Corsi rate of 55.6%. Calgary earned 8 mins in the box in this game. Furthermore, they had 4 power play attempts and were able to net 1 goal. The Flames had a great offensive game plan going into this one and it showed in this win. In the game, they tallied a score on 5 out of the 32 shots they put on net.
Calgary Flames opponents have 132 power play tries (4th in the NHL) and have a total of 26 goals in those chances. The Flames have had 1,204 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .898. Calgary has tried 1,223 shots and holds a shot percentage of 8.8%. While at even strength, the Flames have allowed 97 goals while earning 80 on the offensive side of the ice. Calgary skates onto the rink with 135 power play opportunities and they have scored 27 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 20.00%. For the year, they have accumulated 37 points and their points % is .451. Concerning their goal scoring prowess, the Calgary Flames have racked up 107 goals (25th in pro hockey) so far this year and have surrendered 123.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Jacob Markstrom. Markstrom has played in 301 contests throughout his pro hockey career. He has earned a mark of 123-132-34 and he was named the starter in 285 games. The opposition has notched 801 goals versus Markstrom in his NHL career and his average for goals against per game is 2.81. Markstrom has had 8,871 shots against him and has recorded 8,070 total saves. He has a save percentage of .910 in his 17,080 minutes between the pipes. In his professional hockey career, Markstrom has recorded 146 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .512.
The last time they were on the ice, Toronto squared up with the Senators in an outing where the Maple Leafs notched a win by a score of 6-5. They had a PDO at even strength of 107 and their percentage of oZS was 59.3%. They had 1 opportunity on the power play in this game but weren't able to notch a goal. Their Fenwick rate came in at 57.0% by compiling a Fenwick of 45 and the Senators having accrued a 34 Fenwick. The Maple Leafs notched 6 goals out of the 38 shots on goal they were seeking. Toronto had a 57.0% Corsi rating. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Toronto had and they put on a good performance in this one.
The Maple Leafs have accumulated 111 goals at even strength and 27 goals (14th in the NHL) while on the power play. Toronto has put up 1,276 shots (6th in the NHL) and has a shooting percentage of 10.82%, while allowing their opponents 1,170 shots. This season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have tallied 138 goals, 59 points, as well as a points percentage of .720. They have a total of 116 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 23.28%. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 77.98% on the other teams 109 power play chances, and their save percentage sits at 91.0%. They have allowed 105 goals to be scored by way of 81 goals at even strength and 24 goals while they were shorthanded.
For the opposition you will find David Rittich defending the net. His opposition is averaging 2.83 goals/game and he has relinquished 333 goals overall. Rittich's quality start rate is 55.9% and he has 66 quality starts in his career. He has been a starter 118 games and his ice time sits at 7,068 mins. Rittich holds a lifetime mark of 63-39-15 and has been in goal for 130 games. He has gathered 3,269 saves out of 3,602 shots taken, giving him a save % of .908.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto (-263) and under 6.5 goals
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