Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +124 and the Hurricanes at -137. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 58 games. They have an overall record of 26-21-11 and on the road they have a record of 13-13-4. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 144 goals and given up 158 goals for a point differential of -14. The Flyers have 11 overtime losses including 6 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 4-3-3. For the season they have an ATS record of 26-32 and an over/under record of 22-22-14. Carolina shows up with a record of 27-23-10 including 15-10-6 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 148 goals and surrendered 160 for a goal differential of -12. The Hurricanes have 10 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 27-33 while their over/under record sits at 20-21-19.
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 this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 10 goals on 171 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%.
Jordan Staal has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 15 goals this season with 105 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Rask has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 14 goals on 115 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Cam Ward has 17 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 929 shots against him and has given up 86 goals. He has made 843 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Flyers have 63 total points this season. They have scored 142 goals while giving up 152 goals. They have had 192 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Flyers have allowed 203 power play opportunities and given up 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.11% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 64 points on the season. They have 32 power play goals on 183 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 149 power play opportunities and have given up 27 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 148 goals scored while they've given up 157 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.14%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 49.9% as they've attempted 3,376 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,390 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.7% as they have 2,455 attempts while they've given up 2,489 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 49.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.1% for the season. They have 1,756 face off wins compared to 1,747 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Philadelphia has 1,679 hits and they've blocked 901 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 3,528 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,995 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 54.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53.3% as they have 2,609 shots while they've given up 2,289 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 55.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 54% as they've compiled 1,835 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,564 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 706 shot attempts and they have 1,133 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 26-32 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 22-22-14 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 27-33 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 20-21-19 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
02/22/16 C Claude Giroux Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs. Carolina
02/22/16 D Michael Del Zotto Wrist out for season
02/22/16 GO Steve Mason Lower Body probable Tuesday vs. Carolina
02/05/16 C Sean Couturier Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
02/22/16 D Justin Faulk Leg "?" Tuesday vs. Philadelphia
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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