Wednesday, December 14, 2016
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Philadelphia Flyers head to Pepsi Center to take on the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. The opening line for this matchup has the Flyers at -135 and the Avalanche at +122. The over/under is 5.5.
Free $60 in Member NHL Picks No Obligation Click Here
Philadelphia comes into this game having played 31 contests. They have an overall record of 18-10-3 and away from home they have a record of 7-5-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 101 goals and surrendered 94 goals for a point differential of +7. The Flyers have an overall record of 9-1-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 15-13 and an over/under record of 17-10-4. Colorado comes into this game with a record of 11-15-1 including 4-8-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 60 goals and surrendered 86 for a goal differential of -26. The Avalanche have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-16 while their over/under record sits at 11-12-4.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 9 goals this season with 83 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 20 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 15 goals on 80 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 28 points on the season. Steve Mason has 12 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 652 shots against him and has given up 62 goals. He has made 590 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Matt Duchene has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 10 goals this season with 55 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 8 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Nathan MacKinnon has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 8 goals on 100 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Semyon Varlamov has 6 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has had 605 shots against him and has given up 58 goals. He has made 547 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Flyers have 39 total points this season. They have scored 101 goals while giving up 94 goals. They have had 116 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Flyers have allowed 93 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.27% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Avalanche have a total of 23 points on the season. They have 15 power play goals on 85 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 106 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 60 goals scored while they've given up 86 goals to this point. They average 28 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 7.83%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 52.4% as they've attempted 1,917 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,742 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.4% as they have 1,421 attempts while they've given up 1,242 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.5% for the season. They have 963 face off wins compared to 951 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense Philadelphia has 790 hits and they've blocked 500 shots from the opposition.
Colorado has attempted 1,400 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,585 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 46.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.1% as they have 1,047 shots while they've given up 1,177 attempts on defense. The Avalanche have an offensive zone percentage of 47.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 53% as they've compiled 872 face off wins this season and they have suffered 774 face off losses. On defense Colorado has blocked 408 shot attempts and they have 620 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 15-13 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 17-10-4 against the over/under
Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 11-16 straight up
The Colorado Avalanche are 11-12-4 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
12/11/16 D Shayne Gostisbehere Hand "?" Wednesday vs Colorado
12/05/16 RW Matt Read Oblique expected to miss 3-4 weeks
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
Colorado Avalanche Injuries
12/04/16 D Erik Johnson Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia -135
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 Guy Bruhn
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's 100% profit guaranteed Expert NHL Picks.