Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +144 and the Lightning at -160. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 19 games. They have an overall record of 8-8-3 and on the road they have a record of 3-4-1. Currently they are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 62 goals and given up 67 goals for a point differential of -5. The Flyers have an overall record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 6-11 and an over/under record of 12-5-2. Tampa Bay shows up with a record of 12-7-1 including 5-2-1 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 62 goals and surrendered 49 for a goal differential of +13. The Lightning have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 11-8 while their over/under record sits at 7-10-3.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 4 goals this season with 48 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 9 goals on 49 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Steve Mason has 4 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 334 shots against him and has given up 38 goals. He has made 296 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 23 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 9 goals this season with 51 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 3 goals on 35 shots. He has 11 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 7 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 391 shots against him and has given up 36 goals. He has made 355 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Flyers have 19 total points this season. They have scored 62 goals while giving up 67 goals. They have had 68 power play opportunities and have scored 17 goals on those chances for a percentage of 25%. The Flyers have allowed 55 power play opportunities and given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.10% for the season to this point. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 87%.
The Lightning have a total of 25 points on the season. They have 19 power play goals on 75 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 25%. They have allowed 65 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 62 goals scored while they've given up 49 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.26%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 53.8% as they've attempted 1,207 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,036 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 54.9% as they have 891 attempts while they've given up 732 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 57.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.6% for the season. They have 560 face off wins compared to 569 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 49.6%. On defense Philadelphia has 501 hits and they've blocked 304 shots from the opposition.
Tampa Bay has attempted 1,076 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,058 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.2% as they have 817 shots while they've given up 812 attempts on defense. The Lightning have an offensive zone percentage of 48.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.6% as they've compiled 604 face off wins this season and they have suffered 638 face off losses. On defense Tampa Bay has blocked 246 shot attempts and they have 410 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 6-11 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 12-5-2 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 11-8 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 7-10-3 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
11/21/16 C Chris VandeVelde Upper Body injured last game, probable Tuesday vs. Florida
11/13/16 GO Michal Neuvirth Lower Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/01/16 C Boyd Gordon Upper Body out indefinitely
10/06/16 C Scott Laughton Lower Body out indefinitely
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/21/16 D Anton Stralman Upper Body "?" Wednesday vs Philadelphia
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
Guy's Pick: Take Tampa Bay -160
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