Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames Prediction, 2/6/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames
Date: Saturday, February 6, 2021
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB
TV: NHL Network
Odds/Point Spread: Oilers (+105) Flames (-125)
Mikko Koskinen and the Edmonton Oilers (6-6-0) go to Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday where they'll meet the Calgary Flames (4-5-1). The odds on this matchup have the Oilers priced at +105 and the Flames are at -125. The O/U is set at 6.5.
The Oilers went home feeling good about their game by earning a 4-2 win over the Senators in their previous contest. The Oilers had a solid offensive performance and it showed in this win. In the game, they scored on 4 of the 25 shots they looked to score on. Moreover, they had 2 power play chances but weren't able to score. Edmonton tallied 4 minutes in the box in this contest. The Corsi for the Oilers was sitting at 48 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 47 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 50.5%. Their Fenwick came in at 29 and the Fenwick Against sat at 33, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 46.8%. They compiled 22 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 28 opportunities to gain puck control. Their starts in the offensive zone were at 57.6% and their PDO rating was 108.7 for this matchup.
In regard to their scoring, the Edmonton Oilers have notched 42 goals (3rd in the NHL) on the campaign and have allowed 43. For the current season, the have a total of 12 points and their points percentage is .500. Edmonton has tallied 44 power play chances and they have scored 12 goals out of those chances, garnering them a rate of 27.27%. At even strength, the Oilers have allowed the opponent to score 30 goals while earning 28 of their own. Edmonton has attempted 372 shots and holds a shot percentage of 11.3%. The Oilers have had 390 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .890. Edmonton Oilers opponents have 41 power play tries (9th in professional hockey) and have earned 11 goals in those chances.
The player between the pipes for this game is Mikko Koskinen. Koskinen has played in 108 games over the course of his NHL career. He has amassed a win-loss mark of 50-41-9 and he has gotten the start in 99 games. Opponents have been able to score 294 goals versus Koskinen in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.96. Koskinen has had 3,194 shots against him and has gathered 2,900 total saves. He has a save percentage of .908 for his 5,969 mins on the ice. Over the course of his career, Koskinen has accounted for 48 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .485.
In their last game, Calgary opposed the Jets in a game where the Flames went home in defeat by a mark of 4-1. Their PDO was 89 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 41.4%. They had 4 power play chances in this game but were not able to net one. Their Fenwick rate came in at 47.8% by amassing a Fenwick of 32 and the Jets ending the game with a 35 Fenwick. The Flames tallied 1 goal out of the 24 shots on goal they pursued. Calgary went home with a 50.6% Corsi rating. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Calgary had and it tells us that they didn't have their best game.
Calgary has attempted 293 shots (17th in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 8.87%, while allowing the opposition 287 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 80.00% on the other teams 35 power play chances, and their save percentage currently sits at 8.9%. They have earned 44 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 22.73%. The Flames have accumulated 16 goals at even strength and 10 goals (8th in the league) while having a power play advantage. They have permitted 27 goals to be scored by of a combination of 17 goals at even strength and 7 goals while they had less men on the ice. So far this season, the Calgary Flames have earned 26 goals, 9 points, in addition to a points percentage of .450.
Across the ice you will find Jacob Markstrom defending the goal. Opponents are averaging 2.79 goals per contest and he has allowed 739 goals altogether. Markstrom's quality start rate sits at 51.9% and he has 137 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has made the start in 264 games and has played for a total of 15,891 minutes. Markstrom has a lifetime record of 114-121-33 and has participated in 280 games. He has gathered 7,554 stops out of the 8,293 shots tried, giving him a save percentage of .911.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Calgary (-125) and under 6.5 goals
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