Thursday, February 25, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +104 and the Flyers at -115. The over/under has been set at 5.
Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 60 games. They have an overall record of 27-23-10 and on the road they have a record of 12-12-6. Currently they are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 157 goals and given up 152 goals for a point differential of +5. The Wild have 10 overtime losses including 2 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-5-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 27-33 and an over/under record of 24-27-9. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 26-22-11 including 13-8-7 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 145 goals and surrendered 161 for a goal differential of -16. The Flyers have 11 losses in OT and 6 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-33 while their over/under record sits at 22-23-14.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Wild. He has 12 goals this season with 105 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 17 goals on 117 shots. He has 19 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 21 wins and 20 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 1,324 shots against him and has given up 109 goals. He has made 1,215 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 16 goals this season with 163 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jakub Voracek has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 10 goals on 177 shots. He has 37 assists giving him a total of 47 points on the season. Steve Mason has 13 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,117 shots against him and has given up 95 goals. He has made 1,022 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have 64 total points this season. They have scored 157 goals while giving up 150 goals. They have had 188 power play opportunities and have scored 34 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Wild have allowed 155 power play opportunities and given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.93% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%.
The Flyers have a total of 63 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 195 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 206 power play opportunities and have given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 143 goals scored while they've given up 155 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.00%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 49.1% as they've attempted 3,233 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,355 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.6% as they have 2,435 attempts while they've given up 2,479 shots on the defensive end. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 52.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.7% for the season. They have 1,899 face off wins compared to 1,775 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.7%. On defense Minnesota has 1,033 hits and they've blocked 876 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 3,442 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,427 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50% as they have 2,511 shots while they've given up 2,516 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 50.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 1,785 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,773 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 911 shot attempts and they have 1,692 hits as a unit.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 27-33 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 24-27-9 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 26-33 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 22-23-14 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
02/23/16 LW Jason Zucker Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Philadelphia
02/06/16 D Jonas Brodin Foot expected to miss a month
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
02/24/16 C Claude Giroux Upper Body "?" Thursday vs Minnesota
02/22/16 D Michael Del Zotto Wrist out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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