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Calgary Flames vs. Philadelphia Flyers - 10/15/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Calgary Flames vs. Philadelphia Flyers
Date & Time Tuesday October 15, 2019, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Scotiabank Saddledome
Calgary, AB
The Line
CGY -165 O/U 6.5
TV Channel
ESPN+
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The Philadelphia Flyers are set to visit Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Canada for a cross-conference clash against the Calgary Flames. The Philadelphia Flyers come into this matchup with a 2-0-1 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Vancouver Canucks, 3-2 in a shootout. The Philadelphia Flyers received goals from Oskar Lindblom and Carsen Twarynski while Travis Konecny, Justin Braun, Matt Niskanen, and Travis Sanheim recorded assist. The Philadelphia Flyers dominated the Vancouver Canucks in the shot department, 32-24.

The Philadelphia Flyers were solid in keeping the Vancouver Canucks off the scoreboard as they held them to 2 goals on 24 shots. The Flyers starting goaltender Carter Hart had a good game in the crease as he recorded 22 saves which pushed his season save percentage to .938 and GAA to 1.62. The Philadelphia Flyers were dominated by the Vancouver Canucks in the faceoff circle, 34-27.

The Calgary Flames come into this matchup with a 2-3-1 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the San Jose Sharks, 3-1. The lone goal of the game for the Calgary Flames was contributed by Elias Lindholm which was assisted by T.J. Brodie. The Calgary Flames dominated the San Jose Sharks in the shot department, 33-20.

The Calgary Flames struggled in keeping the San Jose Sharks off the scoreboard as they allowed them to score 3 goals on 20 shots. The Flames starting goaltender Cam Talbot struggled in the crease as he recorded 17 saves which pushed his season save percentage to .850 and GAA to 3.16. The Calgary Flames were edged out by the San Jose Sharks in the faceoff circle, 33-28.

The Calgary Flames have struggled to open the season as they have dropped 4 of their 6 games, but they are clearly the more talented team in this matchup. The Flames have one of the most electric young players in the NHL as Johnny Gaudreau has already put up 7 points, and he should find success against a Flyers team who has been on the road for 2 of their 3 games this season. The Flames should be able to give enough support to their struggling goalies on their home ice, and they will even out their record with a win.

Pick:
Calgary Flames -165
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