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|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 3.7-3.3. They are coming up short of expectations at 3-3-1. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (186 units). They are 3-4 on puck line bets for a -55 loss. Their under-over record is 4-3. Their 50-25-7 record last season was ahead of what was expected of them. Their game-by-game odds gave them a projected record of 45.9-36.1. They were very good against the money line (+439). They had a strong puck line record going 43-39 for (+1079 profit). They went over 41 times and came in under 37 times. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Detroit Red Wings. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).
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SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
The Flames are exceeding regular season betting line expectations. They are projected for nearly 100 points (over 96.5) and with an 89% chance to make the playoffs they are a good bet at -220, 68.8%. They are one of 8 teams with 30/1, 3.2% odds to win the Cup. They are a good bet to win the championship (4.4 percent chance). They are also a good bet to win the West at 15/1, 6.2%. Their sim chance is 10.8%. They are projected to finish with 92 points and come in under their pre-season futures line of 96.5. Their playoff chances stand at 63.4% (8.5% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #8 in the West.
TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
Their record is better than it should be. Their average goal differential is -0.57 which ranks #22 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #16. This is a relatively better home team than a road team. They are the #7 ranked team in goal differential in home games, vs #24 in road games. Their average goal differential in their past 7 games is -0.57 which ranks them #23 over this stretch, slightly worse than the season overall.
OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):
DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):
TEAM FANTASY LEADERS
The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by David Rittich who is projected to be the #16 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.
|4||Andersson, Rasmus||D||6-1||214||10/27/1996||No College|
|11||Backlund, Mikael||C||6-0||200||03/17/1989||No College|
|93||Bennett, Sam||RW||6-1||195||06/20/1996||No College|
|7||Brodie, T.J.||D||6-1||185||06/07/1990||No College|
|27||Czarnik, Austin||RW||5-9||170||12/12/1992||No College|
|67||Frolik, Michael||RW||6-1||190||02/17/1988||No College|
|13||Gaudreau, Johnny||LW||5-9||165||08/13/1993||No College|
|5||Giordano, Mark||D||6-1||200||10/03/1983||No College|
|24||Hamonic, Travis||D||6-2||205||08/16/1990||No College|
|55||Hanifin, Noah||D||6-3||215||01/25/1997||No College|
|77||Jankowski, Mark||C||6-4||212||09/13/1994||No College|
|58||Kylington, Oliver||D||6-0||183||05/19/1997||No College|
|28||Lindholm, Elias||RW||6-1||195||12/02/1994||No College|
|17||Lucic, Milan||LW||6-3||231||06/07/1988||No College|
|88||Mangiapane, Andrew||LW||5-10||184||04/04/1996||No College|
|23||Monahan, Sean||C||6-2||200||10/12/1994||No College|
|16||Rieder, Tobias||LW||5-11||186||01/10/1993||No College|
|33||Rittich, David||G||6-3||206||08/19/1992||No College|
|10||Ryan, Derek||C||5-10||185||12/29/1986||No College|
|26||Stone, Michael||D||6-3||210||06/07/1990||No College|
|39||Talbot, Cam||G||6-4||196||07/05/1987||No College|
|19||Tkachuk, Matthew||LW||6-2||202||12/11/1997||No College|