Friday, February 19, 2016
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Bell Centre to play the Montreal Canadiens on Friday, February 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +100 and the Canadiens at -110. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 56 games. They have an overall record of 25-21-10 and on the road they have a record of 12-13-3. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 137 goals and given up 151 goals for a point differential of -14. The Flyers have 10 overtime losses including 5 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 5-3-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-31 and an over/under record of 21-21-14. Montreal shows up with a record of 27-27-4 including 15-11-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 159 goals and surrendered 161 for a goal differential of -2. The Canadiens have 4 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 3-7-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-31 while their over/under record sits at 29-21-8.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 49 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 16 goals this season with 158 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Jakub Voracek has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by scoring 9 goals on 166 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Steve Mason has 13 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,103 shots against him and has given up 92 goals. He has made 1,011 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Tomas Plekanec has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 12 goals this season with 142 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 31 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 20 goals on 220 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 40 points on the season. Mike Condon has 13 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 890 shots against him and has given up 89 goals. He has made 801 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Flyers have 60 total points this season. They have scored 135 goals while giving up 146 goals. They have had 188 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Flyers have allowed 197 power play opportunities and given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.01% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Canadiens have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 35 power play goals on 192 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 183 power play opportunities and have given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 155 goals scored while they've given up 160 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.44%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 49.9% as they've attempted 3,259 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,278 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.5% as they have 2,367 attempts while they've given up 2,416 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 49.8% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.2% for the season. They have 1,681 face off wins compared to 1,673 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.1%. On defense Philadelphia has 1,616 hits and they've blocked 862 shots from the opposition.
Montreal has attempted 3,431 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,012 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.9% as they have 2,506 shots while they've given up 2,231 attempts on defense. The Canadiens have an offensive zone percentage of 50.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51% as they've compiled 1,879 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,804 face off losses. On defense Montreal has blocked 781 shot attempts and they have 1,269 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 25-31 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 21-21-14 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 26-31 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 29-21-8 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
02/13/16 D Michael Del Zotto Wrist out indefinitely
02/05/16 C Sean Couturier Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
02/17/16 C David Desharnais Foot "?" Friday vs. Philadelphia
02/11/16 D Jeff Petry Lower Body out indefinitely
02/10/16 C Brian Flynn Lower Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
02/05/16 LW Lucas Lessio Lower Body expected to miss 2-3 weeks
01/27/16 F Daniel Carr Knee expected to miss 3 months
01/21/16 GO Carey Price Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Montreal
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