Sunday, April 3, 2016
Consol Energy Center
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Consol Energy Center to play the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, April 3, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +123 and the Penguins at -136. The over/under has been set at 5.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 76 games. They have an overall record of 38-25-13 and on the road they have a record of 17-15-6. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 198 goals and given up 200 goals for a point differential of -2. The Flyers have 13 overtime losses including 8 of them in a shootout. In the past 10 games they have an overall record of 6-2-2. For the season they have an ATS record of 37-38 and an over/under record of 29-28-19. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 44-25-8 including 25-11-4 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 224 goals and surrendered 192 for a goal differential of +32. The Penguins have 8 losses in OT and 4 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 9-1-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 41-33 while their over/under record sits at 33-30-14.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 65 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 22 goals this season with 222 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 43 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 17 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 26 goals on 206 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 53 points on the season. Steve Mason has 21 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,459 shots against him and has given up 118 goals. He has made 1,341 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Sidney Crosby has accumulated 80 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 32 goals this season with 233 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 48 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Kris Letang has averaged 27 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 16 goals on 210 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 35 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 1,665 shots against him and has given up 132 goals. He has made 1,533 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers have 89 total points this season. They have scored 195 goals while giving up 192 goals. They have had 259 power play opportunities and have scored 47 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Flyers have allowed 248 power play opportunities and given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.34% for the season to this point. They allow 31 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Penguins have a total of 96 points on the season. They have 45 power play goals on 249 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 18%. They have allowed 239 power play opportunities and have given up 40 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 220 goals scored while they've given up 188 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.57%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 50.5% as they've attempted 4,515 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,423 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.6% as they have 3,278 attempts while they've given up 3,200 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.7% for the season. They have 2,326 face off wins compared to 2,254 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.8%. On defense Philadelphia has 2,066 hits and they've blocked 1,223 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 4,558 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,094 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.7% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.8% as they have 3,446 shots while they've given up 3,085 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 52.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 47.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.7% as they've compiled 2,446 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,383 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 1,009 shot attempts and they have 1,853 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 37-38 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 29-28-19 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 41-33 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 33-30-14 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/20/16 GO Michal Neuvirth Knee expected to miss 3-4 weeks
02/22/16 D Michael Del Zotto Wrist out for season
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
12/08/15 RW Pascal Dupuis Blood Clot has retired
04/02/16 D Brian Dumoulin Concussion is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. NY Islanders
04/02/16 GO Marc-Andre Fleury Concussion out indefinitely
04/02/16 RW Bryan Rust Lower Body is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. NY Islanders
03/25/16 D Olli Maatta Lower Body out indefinitely
03/16/16 LW Scott Wilson Ankle out indefinitely
03/13/16 C Evgeni Malkin Hand expected to miss 6-8 weeks
03/04/16 C Kevin Porter Ankle expected to miss 12 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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