Sunday, December 4, 2016
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Sunday, December 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +118 and the Predators at -130. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 25 games. They have an overall record of 12-10-3 and on the road they have a record of 5-5-1. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 80 goals and given up 82 goals for a point differential of -2. The Flyers have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 9-13 and an over/under record of 14-8-3. Nashville shows up with a record of 11-8-3 including 8-1-1 at home this season. They are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 65 goals and surrendered 57 for a goal differential of +8. The Predators have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-11 while their over/under record sits at 10-10-2.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 7 goals this season with 65 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 19 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 18% by scoring 11 goals on 62 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 22 points on the season. Steve Mason has 7 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 493 shots against him and has given up 50 goals. He has made 443 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
P.K. Subban has accumulated 15 total points this season for the Predators. He has 5 goals this season with 51 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Viktor Arvidsson has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 7 goals on 69 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 10 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 546 shots against him and has given up 36 goals. He has made 510 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Flyers have 27 total points this season. They have scored 80 goals while giving up 82 goals. They have had 89 power play opportunities and have scored 21 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Flyers have allowed 75 power play opportunities and given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.86% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Predators have a total of 25 points on the season. They have 19 power play goals on 82 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 68 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 65 goals scored while they've given up 57 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.52%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 53.2% as they've attempted 1,576 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,384 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.3% as they have 1,166 attempts while they've given up 982 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.4% for the season. They have 758 face off wins compared to 770 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.6%. On defense Philadelphia has 649 hits and they've blocked 402 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 1,289 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,240 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.1% as they have 942 shots while they've given up 938 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 51.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49% as they've compiled 641 face off wins this season and they have suffered 667 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 302 shot attempts and they have 452 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 9-13 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 14-8-3 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 11-11 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 10-10-2 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
12/03/16 D Radko Gudas Illness expected to miss Saturday vs. Chicago
12/01/16 D Brandon Manning Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Chicago
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
11/01/16 C Boyd Gordon Upper Body out indefinitely
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/30/16 D Anthony Bitetto Hand out 6 weeks
11/27/16 C Colton Sissons Upper Body out indefinitely
11/27/16 D Ryan Ellis Upper Body out indefinitely
11/26/16 RW James Neal Upper Body out indefinitely
11/26/16 D Matt Carle None has retired
10/17/16 RW Miikka Salomaki Upper Body expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia +118
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