Saturday, December 3, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Chicago Blackhawks travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Blackhawks at -105 and the Flyers at -105. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Chicago comes into this matchup having played 25 games. They have an overall record of 16-6-3 and on the road they have a record of 6-5-1. Currently they are 1st in the Central Division. They've scored 72 goals and given up 63 goals for a point differential of +9. The Blackhawks have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 14-9 and an over/under record of 8-11-6. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 12-10-3 including 7-5-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 80 goals and surrendered 82 for a goal differential of -2. The Flyers have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 9-13 while their over/under record sits at 14-8-3.
Patrick Kane has accumulated 24 total points this season for the Blackhawks. He has 8 goals this season with 80 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 22 minutes played per game. Artem Anisimov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 25% by scoring 10 goals on 40 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 21 points on the season. Corey Crawford has 12 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Blackhawks. He has had 614 shots against him and has given up 45 goals. He has made 569 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 7 goals this season with 65 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 11 goals on 62 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Steve Mason has 7 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 493 shots against him and has given up 50 goals. He has made 443 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Blackhawks have 35 total points this season. They have scored 72 goals while giving up 63 goals. They have had 85 power play opportunities and have scored 14 goals on those chances for a percentage of 16%. The Blackhawks have allowed 77 power play opportunities and given up 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 70%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.96% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers have a total of 27 points on the season. They have 21 power play goals on 89 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 24%. They have allowed 75 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Blackhawks have a total of 80 goals scored while they've given up 82 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.86%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Chicago has a Corsi percentage of 50% as they've attempted 1,376 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,377 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 48.2% as they have 981 attempts while they've given up 1,054 shots on the defensive end. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 53.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.2% for the season. They have 738 face off wins compared to 799 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense Chicago has 369 hits and they've blocked 323 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 1,576 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,384 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.3% as they have 1,166 shots while they've given up 982 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 55.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.6% as they've compiled 758 face off wins this season and they have suffered 770 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 402 shot attempts and they have 649 hits as a unit.
Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 14-9 straight up
The Chicago Blackhawks are 8-11-6 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 9-13 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 14-8-3 against the over/under
Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
12/01/16 C Jonathan Toews Back "?" Saturday vs. Philadelphia
10/22/16 D Trevor Van Riemsdyk Arm out 5-6 weeks
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
12/01/16 D Brandon Manning Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Chicago
11/23/16 C Sean Couturier Knee out 4-6 weeks
11/13/16 GO Michal Neuvirth Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/01/16 C Boyd Gordon Upper Body out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia -105
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