Saturday, October 22, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, October 22, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +123 and the Flyers at -152. The over/under has been set at 5.
Free $60 in Member NHL Picks No Obligation Click Here
Carolina comes into this matchup having played 4 games. They have an overall record of 1-1-2 and on the road they have a record of 1-1-2. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 13 goals and given up 14 goals for a point differential of -1. For the season they have an ATS record of 1-3 and an over/under record of 3-1-0. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 1-2-1 including 0-1-0 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 13 goals and surrendered 16 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 1-3 while their over/under record sits at 3-0-1.
Victor Rask has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 3 goals this season with 11 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 27%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 1 goal on 6 shots. He has 3 assists giving him a total of 4 points on the season. Cam Ward has no wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 54 shots against him and has given up 8 goals. He has made 46 saves for a save percentage of 85%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Flyers. He has no goals this season with 7 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 0%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 27% by scoring 3 goals on 11 shots. He has no assists giving him a total of 3 points on the season. Steve Mason has no wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 72 shots against him and has given up 9 goals. He has made 63 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
The Hurricanes have 4 total points this season. They have scored 13 goals while giving up 14 goals. They have had 16 power play opportunities and have scored 5 goals on those chances for a percentage of 31%. The Hurricanes have allowed 16 power play opportunities and given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 94%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.40% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 87%.
The Flyers have a total of 3 points on the season. They have 3 power play goals on 17 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 13 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 13 goals scored while they've given up 16 goals to this point. They average 27 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.93%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 87%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 51.7% as they've attempted 222 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 207 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.3% as they have 163 attempts while they've given up 155 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 55.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.9% for the season. They have 131 face off wins compared to 96 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 57.7%. On defense Carolina has 66 hits and they've blocked 52 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 203 shots at full strength and they've given up 203 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.7% as they have 147 shots while they've given up 149 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 58.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 41.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 45.5% as they've compiled 100 face off wins this season and they have suffered 120 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 54 shot attempts and they have 102 hits as a unit.
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 1-3 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 3-1-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 1-3 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 3-0-1 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/10/16 D Ryan Murphy Knee out indefinitely
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
10/21/16 RW Dale Weise Possible Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Carolina
10/20/16 LW Michael Raffl Abdominal expected to miss 2 weeks
10/20/16 D Radko Gudas Suspension expected to miss Saturday vs Carolina
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
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Tony Sink
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's 100% profit guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.