Wednesday, December 28, 2016
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Scottrade Center to play the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.
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Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 36 games. They have an overall record of 20-12-4 and on the road they have a record of 8-7-1. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 110 goals and given up 108 goals for a point differential of +2. The Flyers have an overall record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-16 and an over/under record of 18-13-5. St. Louis shows up with a record of 18-12-5 including 13-2-4 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 98 goals and surrendered 103 for a goal differential of -5. The Blues have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 17-17 while their over/under record sits at 14-15-6.
Wayne Simmonds has accumulated 29 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 16 goals this season with 94 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Claude Giroux has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 10 goals on 100 shots. He has 21 assists giving him a total of 31 points on the season. Steve Mason has 14 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 785 shots against him and has given up 72 goals. He has made 713 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Kevin Shattenkirk has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Blues. He has 7 goals this season with 66 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 16 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Vladimir Tarasenko has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 16 goals on 126 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Jake Allen has 16 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Blues. He has had 750 shots against him and has given up 71 goals. He has made 679 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Flyers have 44 total points this season. They have scored 110 goals while giving up 108 goals. They have had 127 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Flyers have allowed 106 power play opportunities and given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.77% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blues have a total of 41 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 108 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 119 power play opportunities and have given up 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 87%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 98 goals scored while they've given up 103 goals to this point. They average 29 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.82%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 52% as they've attempted 2,188 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,023 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.9% as they have 1,627 attempts while they've given up 1,448 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 1,107 face off wins compared to 1,088 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.4%. On defense Philadelphia has 908 hits and they've blocked 575 shots from the opposition.
St. Louis has attempted 1,848 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,812 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.8% as they have 1,389 shots while they've given up 1,345 attempts on defense. The Blues have an offensive zone percentage of 50.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.5% as they've compiled 1,062 face off wins this season and they have suffered 999 face off losses. On defense St. Louis has blocked 467 shot attempts and they have 668 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 16-16 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 18-13-5 against the over/under
St. Louis Blues Betting Trends
The St. Louis Blues are 17-17 straight up
The St. Louis Blues are 14-15-6 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
12/27/16 LW Michael Raffl Lower Body expected to miss 1-2 weeks
12/12/16 D Mark Streit Shoulder is upgraded to "?" Wednesday vs. St. Louis
12/05/16 RW Matt Read Oblique is upgraded to "?" Wednesday vs. St. Louis
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
St. Louis Blues Injuries
12/22/16 C Paul Stastny Upper Body expected to miss 7-10 days
12/05/16 D Robert Bortuzzo Lower Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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