Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Buffalo Sabres travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Sabres at +127 and the Flyers at -159. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Buffalo comes into this matchup having played 4 games. They have an overall record of 1-2-1 and on the road they have a record of 1-1-1. Currently they are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 11 goals and given up 12 goals for a point differential of -1. For the season they have an ATS record of 1-3 and an over/under record of 2-2-0. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 2-2-1 including 1-1-0 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 19 goals and surrendered 19 for a goal differential of 0. Their record against the spread is 2-3 while their over/under record sits at 4-0-1.
Ryan O'Reilly has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 3 goals this season with 12 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 25%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 23 minutes played per game. Rasmus Ristolainen has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 1 win and 2 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 111 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has made 99 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Flyers. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 29% by scoring 4 goals on 14 shots. He has 1 assist giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Steve Mason has 1 win and 2 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 102 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has made 90 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
The Sabres have 3 total points this season. They have scored 11 goals while giving up 12 goals. They have had 21 power play opportunities and have scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Sabres have allowed 14 power play opportunities and given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 93%. They average 26 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.68% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Flyers have a total of 5 points on the season. They have 4 power play goals on 21 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 18 power play opportunities and have given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Sabres have a total of 19 goals scored while they've given up 19 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 13.97%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 87%.
Buffalo has a Corsi percentage of 48.2% as they've attempted 186 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 200 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 47.5% as they have 141 attempts while they've given up 156 shots on the defensive end. The Sabres start possessions in the offensive zone 56.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.6% for the season. They have 140 face off wins compared to 114 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 55.1%. On defense Buffalo has 79 hits and they've blocked 44 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 255 shots at full strength and they've given up 268 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 189 shots while they've given up 191 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 55.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 46.2% as they've compiled 129 face off wins this season and they have suffered 150 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 77 shot attempts and they have 115 hits as a unit.
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 1-3 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 2-2-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 2-3 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 4-0-1 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
10/24/16 GO Robin Lehner Illness is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs. Philadelphia
10/13/16 LW Evander Kane Ribs expected to miss 3 weeks
10/12/16 C Jack Eichel Ankle out indefinitely
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
10/24/16 D Radko Gudas Suspension expected to miss Monday vs. Montreal
10/21/16 RW Dale Weise Suspension expected to miss 3 games
10/20/16 LW Michael Raffl Abdominal expected to miss 2 weeks
10/08/16 D Michael Del Zotto Lower Body expected to miss 4-5 weeks
10/06/16 C Scott Laughton Lower Body expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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