Calgary Flames vs. Anaheim Ducks - 12/29/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Anaheim Ducks (13-15-6) at Calgary Flames (17-16-2)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Scotiabank Saddledome)
The Line: Calgary Flames / Anaheim Ducks --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSW2, RSNW
The Anaheim Ducks and Calgary Flames square off Tuesday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Anaheim Ducks look for a nice road victory after splitting their last 10 games. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 1.9 goals per game and are scoring on 17.4 percent of their power plays. Corey Perry leads Anaheim with 13 goals, Ryan Getzlaf has 20 assists and Rickard Rakell has 67 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 87.4 percent of their power play chances. Frederik Andersen has allowed 44 goals on 492 shots faced and John Gibson has given up 22 goals on 285 shots. Anderson has allowed five goals in his last three games.
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The Calgary Flames look to remain red hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Calgary Flames are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 13 percent of their power plays. Johnny Gaudreau leads Calgary with 17 goals, Jiri Hudler has 15 assists and Sean Monahan has 83 shots on goal. Defensively, the Calgary Flames are allowing 3.3 goals per game and are killing 74.2 percent of their power play chances. Karri Ramo has allowed 65 goals on 699 shots faced and Jonas Hiller has given up 35 goals on 254 shots. Ramo has allowed seven goals in his last three games.
The Ducks are 6-14 in their last 20 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-5 in their last 6 road games. The Flames are 19-7 in their last 26 home games and 6-1 in their last 7 vs. Western Conference. The home team is 45-11 in the last 56 meetings.
Not only are the Flames one of the hotter teams in the league, but the home team has won 45 of the last 56 meetings between these two teams. That's good enough for me. Give me the Flames at home.