Philadelphia Flyers vs Calgary Flames Prediction, 10/30/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Calgary Flames
Date: Saturday, October 30, 2021
Location: Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+127) Flames (-140)
Scotiabank Saddledome is the site where Jacob Markstrom and the Calgary Flames (5-1-1) will take on the Philadelphia Flyers (4-1-1) on Saturday. The Flyers open this matchup at +127 while the Flames are coming in at -140. The total is set at 6.
The Flyers had a good night with a 2-1 victory against the Canucks in their last contest. The Corsi for the Flyers came in at 40 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 34 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 54.1%. Their starts in the offensive zone were at 61.6% and they had a PDO of 98.8 for this one. Philadelphia recorded 15 penalty minutes for this matchup. The Flyers had a below average offensive outing in this victory. Their Fenwick came in at 29 and the Fenwick against was 27, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 51.8%. They accounted for 15 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 19 attempts to win the face-off. Moreover, they had 5 opportunities with more players on the ice and scored 1 goal. In the game, they finished 2 out of the 28 shots they put on net.
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Philadelphia Flyers opponents have amassed 25 power play tries (10th in hockey) and have tallied 4 goals in those attempts. The Flyers have had 199 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .920. Philadelphia has attempted 178 shots and holds a shot percentage of 14.0%. While playing at even strength, the Flyers let the opposition score 12 goals while having 20 themselves. Philadelphia comes into the game with 18 power play opportunities and they have tallied 5 goals during those advantages, earning them a percentage of 27.78%. For the current season, they have scored 9 points and their points percentage is .750. In the matter of scoring goals, the Philadelphia Flyers have earned 25 goals (9th in hockey) on the year and have allowed 16.
The man protecting the net in this game is Carter Hart. Throughout his time in hockey, Hart has earned 50 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .505. His save percentage currently is .906 for his 5,771 minutes on the ice. Hart has had 2,927 shot attempts against him and has recorded 2,651 saves. Opponents have scored 276 goals against Hart in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 2.87. He has compiled an overall mark of 51-38-10 and he was named the starter in 99 games. Hart has been involved in 105 matchups during his pro hockey career.
In their last contest, Calgary went up against the Penguins in an outing where the Flames took home the victory by a tally of 4-0. Calgary wrapped up this game with a 45.0% Corsi rating. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Calgary had and it was an excellent showing for this outing. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 44.4% by amassing a Fenwick of 40 and the Penguins having racked up a 50 Fenwick at even strength. Their PDO was 113 and their oZS percentage was 45.7%. The Flames notched 4 goals out of the 35 shots on goal they pursued. They had 2 opportunities on the power play in this contest but weren't able to notch a goal.
This season, the Calgary Flames have a total of 25 goals, 11 points, as well as a points percentage of .786. They have allowed 15 goals to be scored by of a combination of 11 goals at even strength and 4 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Flames are sitting with 20 goals at even strength and 5 goals (12th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have recorded 19 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 26.32%. Calgary has attempted 247 shots (7th in professional hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 10.12%, while allowing their opponents 222 shots. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 82.61% on their opponents 23 power play chances, and their save percentage is 93.2%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Jacob Markstrom defending the goal. Markstrom is the owner of a career record of 135-138-35 and has participated in 320 contests. Markstrom's rate of quality starts sits at 52.3% and he has 159 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has accounted for 8,544 stops out of 9,383 shots taken against him, giving him a save percentage of .911. The opposition is averaging 2.76 goals/game and he has surrendered 839 goals altogether. He was named a starter in 304 games and has been on the ice for 18,220 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Calgary (-140)
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