Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Wells Fargo Center
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +105 and the Flyers at -137. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Carolina comes into this matchup having played 30 games. They have an overall record of 12-14-4 and on the road they have a record of 6-8-1. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 74 goals and given up 92 goals for a point differential of -18. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 12-12-6 including 5-5-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 62 goals and surrendered 83 for a goal differential of -21.
Eric Staal has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 5 goals this season with 73 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 12 goals on 93 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 25 points on the season. Cam Ward has 9 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 522 shots against him and has given up 56 goals. He has made 466 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 11 goals this season with 81 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 7 goals on 71 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Steve Mason has 5 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 507 shots against him and has given up 48 goals. He has made 459 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Hurricanes have 28 total points this season. They have scored 74 goals while giving up 91 goals. They have had 99 power play opportunities and have scored 17 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Hurricanes have allowed 73 power play opportunities and given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.20% for the season to this point. They allow 26 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 88%.
The Flyers have a total of 30 points on the season. They have 15 power play goals on 87 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 101 power play opportunities and have given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 61 goals scored while they've given up 81 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 6.69%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 12-18 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 11-9-10 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 11-18 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 9-13-8 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/24/15 LW Nathan Gerbe Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
12/09/15 C Sam Gagner Concussion out indefinitely
12/06/15 D Luke Schenn Ankle expected to miss 2 weeks
11/14/15 D Mark Streit Abdominal out 6 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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