Sunday, February 7, 2016
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Verizon Center to play the Washington Capitals on Sunday, February 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +101 and the Capitals at -121. The over/under has been set at 5.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 49 games. They have an overall record of 23-18-8 and on the road they have a record of 11-11-3. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 119 goals and given up 132 goals for a point differential of -13. 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 23-26 and an over/under record of 19-19-11. Washington shows up with a record of 36-9-4 including 19-4-2 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 163 goals and surrendered 111 for a goal differential of +52. The Capitals have 4 losses in OT and 1 of them occurred in a shootout. They have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 36-13 while their over/under record sits at 20-20-9.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 16 goals this season with 141 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 27 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 145 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Steve Mason has 12 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 948 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 868 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Alex Ovechkin has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Capitals. He has 29 goals this season with 239 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 14 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Evgeny Kuznetsov has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 15 goals on 108 shots. He has 36 assists giving him a total of 51 points on the season. Braden Holtby has 31 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Capitals. He has had 1117 shots against him and has given up 80 goals. He has made 1037 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Flyers have 54 total points this season. They have scored 117 goals while giving up 128 goals. They have had 156 power play opportunities and have scored 29 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Flyers have allowed 170 power play opportunities and given up 37 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 7.87% for the season to this point. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Capitals have a total of 76 points on the season. They have 38 power play goals on 152 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 25%. They have allowed 149 power play opportunities and have given up 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 161 goals scored while they've given up 110 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.70%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
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.
Washington has attempted 2,638 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,609 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.9% as they have 1,989 shots while they've given up 1,917 attempts on defense. The Capitals have an offensive zone percentage of 50.6% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.4% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 50.2% as they've compiled 1,355 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,343 face off losses. On defense Washington has blocked 692 shot attempts and they have 1,084 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 23-26 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 19-19-11 against the over/under
Washington Capitals Betting Trends
The Washington Capitals are 36-13 straight up
The Washington Capitals are 20-20-9 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
02/05/16 C Sean Couturier Lower Body expected to miss 4 weeks
02/02/16 GO Michal Neuvirth Liver expected to miss 7-10 days
Washington Capitals Injuries
12/07/15 D Brooks Orpik Lower Body out indefinitely
02/04/16 C Marcus Johansson Upper Body out indefinitely
01/13/16 RW Jay Beagle Hand expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Guy's Pick: Take Washington
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