Monday, October 24, 2016
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Monday, October 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +118 and the Canadiens at -147. The over/under has been set at 5.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 5 games. They have an overall record of 2-2-1 and on the road they have a record of 1-1-1. Currently they are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 19 goals and given up 19 goals for a point differential of 0. For the season they have an ATS record of 2-3 and an over/under record of 4-0-1. Montreal shows up with a record of 4-0-1 including 2-0-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 20 goals and surrendered 9 for a goal differential of +11. Their record against the spread is 4-1 while their over/under record sits at 3-2-0.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Flyers. He has a total of 6 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 29% by scoring 4 goals on 14 shots. He has 1 assist giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Steve Mason has 1 win and 2 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 102 shots against him and has given up 12 goals. He has made 90 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
Brendan Gallagher has accumulated 5 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 3 goals this season with 18 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 15 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by scoring 1 goal on 14 shots. He has 4 assists giving him a total of 5 points on the season. Al Montoya has 2 wins and no losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 105 shots against him and has given up 4 goals. He has made 101 saves for a save percentage of 96%.
The Flyers have 5 total points this season. They have scored 19 goals while giving up 19 goals. They have had 21 power play opportunities and have scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Flyers have allowed 18 power play opportunities and given up 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 13.97% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 87%.
The Canadiens have a total of 9 points on the season. They have 3 power play goals on 21 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 14%. They have allowed 25 power play opportunities and have given up 2 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 92%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 20 goals scored while they've given up 9 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 13.16%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 95%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've attempted 255 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 268 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.7% as they have 189 attempts while they've given up 191 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.7% for the season. They have 129 face off wins compared to 150 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 46.2%. On defense Philadelphia has 115 hits and they've blocked 77 shots from the opposition.
Montreal has attempted 271 shots at full strength and they've given up 289 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 48.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.3% as they have 215 shots while they've given up 221 attempts on defense. The Canadiens have an offensive zone percentage of 47.9% and their defensive zone percentage is 52.1% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47% as they've compiled 156 face off wins this season and they have suffered 176 face off losses. On defense Montreal has blocked 68 shot attempts and they have 107 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 2-3 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 4-0-1 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 4-1 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 3-2-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
10/22/16 D Radko Gudas Suspension Served probable Monday vs Montreal
10/21/16 RW Dale Weise Suspension expected to miss 3 games
10/20/16 LW Michael Raffl Abdominal expected to miss 2 weeks
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
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
10/21/16 D Zach Redmond Foot expected to miss 6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Montreal
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