Calgary
Flames
Stadium Scotiabank Saddledome
4-3-1 Overall | 1-2-1 PACIFIC 4th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Flames2322 18.52%
Schedule
Regular season
Thu  10/3
@
Avalanche
L3-5
Sat  10/5
vs
Canucks
W3-0
Tue  10/8
vs
Kings
L / OT3-4
Thu  10/10
@
Stars
W / SO3-2
Sat  10/12
@
Golden Knights
L2-6
Sun  10/13
@
Sharks
L1-3
Tue  10/15
vs
Flyers
W3-1
Thu  10/17
vs
Red Wings
W5-1
Sat  10/19
@
Kings
RSN110:00pm
Sun  10/20
@
Ducks
R3609:00pm
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.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
4 Andersson, Rasmus D6-121410/27/1996No College
11 Backlund, Mikael C6-020003/17/1989No College
93 Bennett, Sam RW6-119506/20/1996No College
7 Brodie, T.J. D6-118506/07/1990No College
27 Czarnik, Austin RW5-917012/12/1992No 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 LW5-1018404/04/1996No College
23 Monahan, Sean C6-220010/12/1994No College
16 Rieder, Tobias LW5-1118601/10/1993No 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