Saturday, December 17, 2016
American Airlines Center
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to American Airlines Center to play the Dallas Stars on Saturday, December 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +100 and the Stars at -110. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 32 games. They have an overall record of 19-10-3 and on the road they have a record of 8-5-1. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 105 goals and given up 97 goals for a point differential of +8. The Flyers have an overall record of 10-0-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-13 and an over/under record of 18-10-4. Dallas shows up with a record of 12-14-6 including 8-5-2 at home this season. They are 6th in the Central Division. They've scored 81 goals and surrendered 100 for a goal differential of -19. The Stars have a record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 12-20 while their over/under record sits at 15-17-0.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 30 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 9 goals this season with 84 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 21 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 16 goals on 83 shots. He has 13 assists giving him a total of 29 points on the season. Steve Mason has 13 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 681 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 616 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Jamie Benn has accumulated 27 total points this season for the Stars. He has 9 goals this season with 74 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 18 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Tyler Seguin has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 10 goals on 110 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Antti Niemi has 6 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Stars. He has had 475 shots against him and has given up 43 goals. He has made 432 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Flyers have 41 total points this season. They have scored 105 goals while giving up 97 goals. They have had 119 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Flyers have allowed 96 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 10.42% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Stars have a total of 30 points on the season. They have 20 power play goals on 120 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 114 power play opportunities and have given up 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 81 goals scored while they've given up 100 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.68%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 52.2% as they've attempted 1,963 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,796 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.2% as they have 1,457 attempts while they've given up 1,284 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.3% for the season. They have 990 face off wins compared to 987 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Philadelphia has 804 hits and they've blocked 512 shots from the opposition.
Dallas has attempted 1,823 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,903 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.6% as they have 1,356 shots while they've given up 1,377 attempts on defense. The Stars have an offensive zone percentage of 45.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 54.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.1% as they've compiled 1,007 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,042 face off losses. On defense Dallas has blocked 526 shot attempts and they have 634 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 16-13 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 18-10-4 against the over/under
Dallas Stars Betting Trends
The Dallas Stars are 12-20 straight up
The Dallas Stars are 15-17-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
12/12/16 D Mark Streit Shoulder expected to miss 2 weeks
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
Dallas Stars Injuries
12/07/16 D Julius Honka Wrist out indefinitely
12/05/16 LW Patrick Sharp Concussion out indefinitely
11/01/16 C Mattias Janmark Knee expected to miss 5-6 months
10/31/16 RW Ales Hemsky Hip expected to miss 5-6 months
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas -110
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