Thursday, November 3, 2016
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to play the New York Islanders on Thursday, November 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +115 and the Islanders at -143. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 10 games. They have an overall record of 4-5-1 and on the road they have a record of 2-2-1. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 36 goals and given up 38 goals for a point differential of -2. The Flyers have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 3-6 and an over/under record of 8-1-1. New York shows up with a record of 4-6-0 including 4-3-0 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 28 goals and surrendered 31 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 4-6 while their over/under record sits at 5-4-1.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 12 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 2 goals this season with 26 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 6 goals on 31 shots. He has 5 assists giving him a total of 11 points on the season. Steve Mason has 2 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 180 shots against him and has given up 22 goals. He has made 158 saves for a save percentage of 88%.
Josh Bailey has accumulated 6 total points this season for the Islanders. He has 2 goals this season with 20 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 4 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Brock Nelson has averaged 15 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 3 goals on 18 shots. He has 6 assists giving him a total of 9 points on the season. Jaroslav Halak has 2 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Islanders. He has had 176 shots against him and has given up 18 goals. He has made 158 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Flyers have 9 total points this season. They have scored 36 goals while giving up 38 goals. They have had 40 power play opportunities and have scored 11 goals on those chances for a percentage of 28%. The Flyers have allowed 33 power play opportunities and given up 8 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.58% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 87%.
The Islanders have a total of 8 points on the season. They have 3 power play goals on 29 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 10%. They have allowed 38 power play opportunities and have given up 6 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 28 goals scored while they've given up 31 goals to this point. They average 29 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 90%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 53.3% as they've attempted 616 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 540 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.2% as they have 462 attempts while they've given up 390 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 57.6% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.4% for the season. They have 293 face off wins compared to 314 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.3%. On defense Philadelphia has 245 hits and they've blocked 150 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 545 shots at full strength and they've given up 646 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 45.8% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 47.2% as they have 403 shots while they've given up 450 attempts on defense. The Islanders have an offensive zone percentage of 50.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.6% as they've compiled 295 face off wins this season and they have suffered 300 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 196 shot attempts and they have 255 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 3-6 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 8-1-1 against the over/under
New York Islanders Betting Trends
The New York Islanders are 4-6 straight up
The New York Islanders are 5-4-1 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
11/01/16 C Boyd Gordon Upper Body expected to miss a week
11/01/16 C Chris VandeVelde Personal is upgraded to probable Wednesday vs. Detroit
11/01/16 D Michael Del Zotto Lower Body expected to miss Wednesday vs Detroit and Thursday vs NY Islanders
10/20/16 LW Michael Raffl Abdominal expected to miss 2 weeks
10/06/16 C Scott Laughton Lower Body expected to miss 3-4 weeks
New York Islanders Injuries
11/02/16 LW Anthony Beauvillier Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia
11/02/16 C Mathew Barzal Strep Throat "?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia
10/22/16 D Ryan Pulock Foot expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/10/16 C Mikhail Grabovski Concussion out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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