Flames vs. Maple Leafs - 2/9/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Maple Leafs (19-23-9) at Calgary Flames (23-25-3)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Scotiabank Saddledome)
The Line: Calgary Flames -140 / Toronto Maple Leafs +127 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: RSNONT, RSNW
The Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames meet Tuesday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Toronto Maple Leafs could use a big win after losing 10 of their last 13 games. The Toronto Maple Leafs are averaging 2.3 goals per game and are scoring on 15.1 percent of their power plays. Leo Komarov leads Toronto with 17 goals, James van Riemsdyk has 15 assists and P.A. Parenteau has 102 shots on goal. Defensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 81.2 percent of their power play chances. James Reimer has allowed 57 goals on 806 shots faced and Jonathan Bernier has given up 66 goals on 661 shots. Reimer has allowed eight goals in his last three games.
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The Calgary Flames could also use a win after losing eight of their last 12 games. The Calgary Flames are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 14.2 percent of their power plays. Johnny Gaudreau leads Calgary with 21 goals, Sean Monahan has 19 assists and Sam Bennett has 94 shots on goal. Defensively, the Calgary Flames are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 76.9 percent of their power play chances. Karri Ramo has allowed 89 goals on 1,000 shots faced and Jonas Hiller has given up 42 goals on 383 shots. Ramo has allowed five goals in his last three games.
The Maple Leafs are 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 2 days rest and 12-41 in their last 53 road games. The Flames are 9-4 in their last 13 vs. Eastern Conference and 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Atlantic. The Maple Leafs are 1-8 in the last 9 meetings in Calgary.
Both teams are in a nasty slump right now, but Toronto rarely wins in Calgary, and the Flames have done a decent job lately beating up teams in the East. The Maple Leafs are also trash on the road. Take the home team here.