Thursday, February 4, 2016
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Bridgestone Arena to play the Nashville Predators on Thursday, February 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +145 and the Predators at -161. The over/under has been set at 5.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 48 games. They have an overall record of 22-18-8 and on the road they have a record of 10-11-3. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 113 goals and given up 129 goals for a point differential of -16. The Flyers have 8 overtime losses including 4 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-3-1. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-26 and an over/under record of 18-19-11. Nashville shows up with a record of 24-19-8 including 13-8-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Central Division. They've scored 129 goals and surrendered 132 for a goal differential of -3. The Predators have 8 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 22-27 while their over/under record sits at 17-23-11.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 14 goals this season with 136 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 26 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 6% by scoring 8 goals on 143 shots. He has 31 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Steve Mason has 11 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 908 shots against him and has given up 77 goals. He has made 831 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Shea Weber has accumulated 31 total points this season for the Predators. He has 12 goals this season with 121 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 25 minutes played per game. Filip Forsberg has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 14 goals on 148 shots. He has 16 assists giving him a total of 30 points on the season. Pekka Rinne has 19 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has had 1099 shots against him and has given up 102 goals. He has made 997 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Flyers have 52 total points this season. They have scored 111 goals while giving up 125 goals. They have had 153 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Flyers have allowed 163 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.57% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Predators have a total of 56 points on the season. They have 33 power play goals on 165 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 156 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 127 goals scored while they've given up 131 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.17%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 50% as they've attempted 2,690 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,691 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 49.6% as they have 1,962 attempts while they've given up 1,997 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 1,391 face off wins compared to 1,403 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.8%. On defense Philadelphia has 1,348 hits and they've blocked 694 shots from the opposition.
Nashville has attempted 2,786 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,433 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.7% as they have 2,083 shots while they've given up 1,722 attempts on defense. The Predators have an offensive zone percentage of 52.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.3% as they've compiled 1,428 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,470 face off losses. On defense Nashville has blocked 711 shot attempts and they have 1,131 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 20-26 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 18-19-11 against the over/under
Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 22-27 straight up
The Nashville Predators are 17-23-11 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
02/02/16 GO Michal Neuvirth Liver expected to miss 7-10 days
Nashville Predators Injuries
11/28/15 LW Gabriel Bourque Upper Body out indefinitely
02/02/16 LW Eric Nystrom Foot out indefinitely
01/13/16 C Colin Wilson Lower Body out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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