Flames vs. Senators - 2/27/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ottawa Senators (29-27-6) at Calgary Flames (26-30-4)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 10:00 pm (Scotiabank Saddledome)
The Line: Calgary Flames -109 / Ottawa Senators -101 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
The Ottawa Senators and Calgary Flames meet Saturday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Ottawa Senators look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Ottawa Senators are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 17.8 percent of their power plays. Mike Hoffman leads Ottawa with 25 goals, Bobby Ryan has 26 assists and Mark Stone has 121 shots on goal. Defensively, the Ottawa Senators are allowing three goals per game and are killing 74.6 percent of their power play chances. Craig Anderson has allowed 133 goals on 1,608 shots faced and Andrew Hammond has given up 39 goals on 385 shots. Anderson has allowed seven goals in his last three games.
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The Calgary Flames need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Calgary Flames are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 15.8 percent of their power plays. Johnny Gaudreau leads Calgary with 22 goals, Sean Monahan has 23 assists and Mark Giordano has 142 shots on goal. Defensively, the Calgary Flames are allowing three goals per game and are killing 73.6 percent of their power play chances. Karri Ramo has allowed 94 goals on 1,034 shots faced and Jonas Hiller has given up 64 goals on 563 shots. Hiller has allowed 11 goals in his last three games.
The Senators are 5-16 in their last 21 road games and 4-1 in their last 5 overall. The Flames are 1-4 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Atlantic. The Senators are 1-7 in the last 8 meetings in Calgary and 5-2 in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Flames are playing some bad hockey at the moment, and the Senators have beaten Calgary in five of the last seven meetings. I like the value of the team that's playing better and the cheaper price.