Ducks vs. Flames - 2/21/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Calgary Flames (26-28-3) at Anaheim Ducks (30-19-8)
NHL Hockey: Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Honda Center)
The Line: Anaheim Ducks -180 / Calgary Flames +162 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW2, TSN
The Calgary Flames and Anaheim Ducks square off Sunday night at the Honda Center.
The Calgary Flames look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Calgary Flames are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 15.5 percent of their power plays. Johnny Gaudreau leads Calgary with 22 goals, Sean Monahan has 22 assists and Sam Bennett has 100 shots on goal. Defensively, the Calgary Flames are allowing three goals per game and are killing 73.6 percent of their power play chances. Jonas Hiller has allowed 59 goals on 530 shots faced and Joni Ortio has given up 12 goals on 87 shots. Hiller has allowed 10 goals in his last three games.
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The Anaheim Ducks look to keep rolling after winning 11 of their last 13 games. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 2.4 goals per game and are scoring on 20.1 percent of their power plays. Corey Perry leads Anaheim with 23 goals, Sami Vatanen has 22 assists and Rickard Rakell has 133 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.4 goals per game and are killing 86.6 percent of their power play chances. Frederik Andersen has allowed 67 goals on 807 shots faced and John Gibson has given up 49 goals on 590 shots. Andersen has allowed eight goals in his last three games.
The Flames are 9-23 in their last 32 road games and 1-6 in their last 7 Sunday games. The Ducks are 5-1 in their last 6 home games and 40-16 in their last 56 Sunday games. The Flames are 1-26 in the last 27 meetings in Anaheim and 16-36 in the last 52 meetings overall.
The Ducks are one of the hottest teams in the league right now and haven't shown many signs of slowing down. The Flames have won just nine of their last 32 road games. Give me the Ducks at home.