Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Montreal Canadiens travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Canadiens at -110 and the Flyers at -110. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Montreal comes into this matchup having played 50 games. They have an overall record of 24-22-4 and on the road they have a record of 12-12-2. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 136 goals and given up 134 goals for a point differential of +2. The Canadiens have 4 overtime losses including 1 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 2-7-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 21-26 and an over/under record of 23-19-8. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 21-18-8 including 11-7-5 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 109 goals and surrendered 127 for a goal differential of -18. The Flyers have 8 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-26 while their over/under record sits at 17-19-11.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 34 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 9 goals this season with 123 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 19 goals on 195 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Mike Condon has 13 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 784 shots against him and has given up 75 goals. He has made 709 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 39 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 14 goals this season with 132 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 25 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 8 goals on 141 shots. He has 28 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Steve Mason has 10 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 876 shots against him and has given up 75 goals. He has made 801 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Canadiens have 52 total points this season. They have scored 133 goals while giving up 133 goals. They have had 172 power play opportunities and have scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Canadiens have allowed 159 power play opportunities and given up 25 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.37% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Flyers have a total of 50 points on the season. They have 26 power play goals on 149 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 159 power play opportunities and have given up 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 107 goals scored while they've given up 123 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.48%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 53.8% as they've attempted 2,862 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,457 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.3% as they have 2,091 attempts while they've given up 1,833 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 51.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.5% for the season. They have 1,579 face off wins compared to 1,511 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.1%. On defense Montreal has 1,037 hits and they've blocked 624 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 2,623 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,632 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.4% as they have 1,912 shots while they've given up 1,956 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 49.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.8% as they've compiled 1,365 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,376 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 676 shot attempts and they have 1,332 hits as a unit.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 21-26 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 23-19-8 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 19-26 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 17-19-11 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/26/15 D Tom Gilbert Lower Body out indefinitely
01/27/16 F Daniel Carr Knee expected to miss 3 months
01/26/16 LW Max Pacioretty Facial is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs Philadelphia
01/21/16 GO Carey Price Knee expected to miss another 3-4 weeks
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
01/31/16 C Sean Couturier Lower Body doubtful Tuesday vs. Montreal
01/27/16 GO Steve Mason Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Montreal
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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