Thursday, January 7, 2016
Xcel Energy Center
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Xcel Energy Center to play the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, January 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +158 and the Wild at -175. The over/under has been set at 5.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 38 games. They have an overall record of 16-15-7 and on the road they have a record of 7-10-3. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 83 goals and given up 105 goals for a point differential of -22. Minnesota shows up with a record of 21-11-7 including 14-5-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 105 goals and surrendered 92 for a goal differential of +13.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 12 goals this season with 106 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 10 goals on 83 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Steve Mason has 7 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 679 shots against him and has given up 61 goals. He has made 618 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Wild. He has 10 goals this season with 66 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 12 goals on 81 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 17 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 899 shots against him and has given up 71 goals. He has made 828 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers have 39 total points this season. They have scored 82 goals while giving up 102 goals. They have had 113 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. The Flyers have allowed 132 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.17% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Wild have a total of 49 points on the season. They have 22 power play goals on 120 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 95 power play opportunities and have given up 20 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 105 goals scored while they've given up 91 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.33%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 15-22 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 14-16-8 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 21-18 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 13-19-7 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Minnesota Wild Injuries
12/30/15 GO Darcy Kuemper Concussion out indefinitely
01/05/16 C Mikko Koivu Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Thursday vs Philadelphia
01/05/16 C Ryan Carter Hand "?" Thursday vs Philadelphia
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota
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