Calgary
Flames
Stadium Scotiabank Saddledome
17-12-4 Overall | 5-5-1 PACIFIC 3rd
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Flames9198 18.45%
Schedule
Regular season
Thu  12/5
vs
Sabres
W4-3
Sat  12/7
vs
Kings
W4-3
Mon  12/9
@
Avalanche
W / OT5-4
Tue  12/10
@
Coyotes
W5-2
Thu  12/12
vs
Maple Leafs
9:00pm
Sat  12/14
vs
Hurricanes
4:00pm
Tue  12/17
vs
Penguins
9:00pm
Thu  12/19
vs
Canadiens
TSN29:00pm
Sun  12/22
@
Stars
RSN7:00pm
Mon  12/23
@
Wild
5:00pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their championship odds are 20/1, 4.8% (#8 best). They win the championship in 7.5% of simulations which makes them a good betting value. They are also a good bet to win the West at 9/1, 10%. Their sim chance is 16.1%. The Flames are averaging 100 points per sim which makes them a solid bet to go over 96.5. At -220 the Flames are a good value to make the playoffs with a 91% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 4/1, 20%. They win the division in 32.3% of simulations. Based on wins per simulation they are projected to have the best record in the West.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on last season's game odds they 'should have had' 45.9 wins. Their 50-25-7 record last season was ahead of what was expected of them. 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. Based on computer simulations they only have a 47% chance to beat the Avalanche in their next game. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record should be slightly better. Since 10/2/2018 their average goal differential is +0.69 (includes playoff games) which ranks #2 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #3. They are the #3 ranked team in goal differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #2 ranked team among home teams.

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 #7 Goalie. 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.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
4 Andersson, Rasmus D6-121410/27/1996No College
11 Backlund, Mikael C6-020003/17/1989No College
7 Brodie, T.J. D6-118506/07/1990No College
29 Dube, Dillon RW5-1118707/20/1998No College
67 Frolik, Michael RW6-119002/17/1988No College
13 Gaudreau, Johnny LW5-916508/13/1993No College
5 Giordano, Mark D6-120010/03/1983No College
24 Hamonic, Travis D6-220508/16/1990No College
55 Hanifin, Noah D6-321501/25/1997No College
77 Jankowski, Mark C6-421209/13/1994No College
58 Kylington, Oliver D6-018305/19/1997No College
28 Lindholm, Elias RW6-119512/02/1994No College
17 Lucic, Milan LW6-323106/07/1988No College
88 Mangiapane, Andrew RW5-1018404/04/1996No College
23 Monahan, Sean C6-220010/12/1994No College
41 Phillips, Matthew C5-714004/06/1998No College
16 Rieder, Tobias RW5-1118601/10/1993No College
36 Rinaldo, Zac LW5-1019206/15/1990No College
33 Rittich, David G6-320608/19/1992No College
10 Ryan, Derek C5-1018512/29/1986No College
26 Stone, Michael D6-321006/07/1990No College
39 Talbot, Cam G6-419607/05/1987No College
19 Tkachuk, Matthew LW6-220212/11/1997No College