Friday, October 14, 2016
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Staples Center to play the Los Angeles Kings on Friday, October 14, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +140 and the Kings at -179. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Philadelphia comes into this matchup after having a regular season record of 41-27-14 last season and on the road they had a record of 18-17-6. They finished 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 214 goals and gave up 218 goals for a point differential of -4. The Flyers had 14 overtime losses including 8 of them in a shootout. In their last 10 games they had an overall record of 6-3-1. For the season they had an ATS record of 38-41 and an over/under record of 32-30-20. Los Angeles had a regular season record of 48-28-6 including 26-12-3 at home last season. They were 2nd in the Pacific Division. They scored 225 goals and surrendered 195 for a goal differential of +30. The Kings had 6 losses in OT and 3 of them occurred in a shootout. They had a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread was 48-33 while their over/under record sat at 28-32-22.
Claude Giroux accumulated 67 total points last season for the Flyers. He had 22 goals last year with 241 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He had a total of 45 assists on the season and averaged 21 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game last year. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 32 goals on 229 shots. He had 28 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Steve Mason had 23 wins and 19 losses last season in net for the Flyers. He had 1,602 shots against him and gave up 132 goals. He made 1,470 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Anze Kopitar accumulated 74 total points last season for the Kings. He had 25 goals last year with 177 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He had a total of 49 assists on the season and averaged 21 minutes played per game. Jeff Carter averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 24 goals on 242 shots. He had 38 assists giving him a total of 62 points on the season. Jonathan Quick had 40 wins and 23 losses this season in net for the Kings. He had 1,820 shots against him and gave up 149 goals. He made 1,671 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers had 96 total points last season. They scored 214 goals while giving up 218 goals. They had 280 power play opportunities and scored 53 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Flyers allowed 262 power play opportunities and gave up 51 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They averaged 31 shots per game and as a team they shot 8.43% for the season. They allowed 31 shots to their opposition per contest and had a team save percentage of 92%.
The Kings had a total of 102 points on the season. They had 47 power play goals on 235 opportunities for a percentage of 20%. They allowed 285 power play opportunities and gave up 53 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Flyers had a total of 225 goals scored while they gave up 195 goals during the campaign. They averaged 32 shots per contest and had a team shooting percentage of 8.57%. As a team they gave up 27 shots per game and had a save percentage of 92%.
Philadelphia had a Corsi percentage of 51% as they attempted 4,901 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,715 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage was at 51.1% as they had 3,553 attempts while they gave up 3,406 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers started possessions in the offensive zone 51.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 48.3% for the season. They had 2,532 face off wins compared to 2,429 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage was 51%. On defense Philadelphia had 2,196 hits and they blocked 1,309 shots from the opposition.
Los Angeles attempted 5,107 shots at full strength and they gave up 4,201 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage was at 54.9% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they were at 54.8% as they had 3,844 shots while they gave up 3,174 attempts on defense. The Kings had an offensive zone percentage of 54.7% and their defensive zone percentage was 45.3% this season. They had a faceoff win percentage of 50.5% as they compiled 2,534 face off wins this season and they suffered 2,483 face off losses. On defense Los Angeles blocked 1,027 shot attempts and they had 2,495 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers were 38-41 straight up last season
The Philadelphia Flyers were 32-30-20 against the over/under
Los Angeles Kings Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Kings were 48-33 straight up last season
The Los Angeles Kings were 28-32-22 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
10/08/16 D Brandon Manning Upper Body expected to miss a week
10/08/16 D Michael Del Zotto Lower Body expected to miss 4-5 weeks
10/06/16 C Scott Laughton Lower Body expected to miss 3-4 weeks
Los Angeles Kings Injuries
10/13/16 GO Jonathan Quick Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs. Philadelphia
10/09/16 RW Marian Gaborik Foot out indefinitely
10/09/16 LW Tanner Pearson Suspension expected to miss Friday vs. Philadelphia
Tony's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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