Saturday, November 19, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, November 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has the Lightning at -125 and the Flyers at +105. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 18 games. They have an overall record of 11-6-1 and on the road they have a record of 6-4-0. Currently they are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 58 goals and given up 46 goals for a point differential of +12. The Lightning have an overall record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 10-7 and an over/under record of 7-8-3. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 8-7-3 including 5-3-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 62 goals and surrendered 64 for a goal differential of -2. The Flyers have a record of 5-3-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 6-10 while their over/under record sits at 12-4-2.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 22 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 9 goals this season with 45 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 24 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 3 goals on 34 shots. He has 10 assists giving him a total of 13 points on the season. Ben Bishop has 7 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 361 shots against him and has given up 33 goals. He has made 328 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 4 goals this season with 44 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. 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. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 19% by scoring 9 goals on 48 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 16 points on the season. Steve Mason has 4 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 316 shots against him and has given up 35 goals. He has made 281 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
The Lightning have 23 total points this season. They have scored 58 goals while giving up 46 goals. They have had 70 power play opportunities and have scored 18 goals on those chances for a percentage of 26%. The Lightning have allowed 56 power play opportunities and given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.34% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers have a total of 19 points on the season. They have 17 power play goals on 63 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 53 power play opportunities and have given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 62 goals scored while they've given up 64 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.65%. As a team they give up 27 shots per game and have a save percentage of 88%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 51.6% as they've attempted 1,004 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 941 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.2% as they have 758 attempts while they've given up 723 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 49.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.1% for the season. They have 546 face off wins compared to 582 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.4%. On defense Tampa Bay has 361 hits and they've blocked 218 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 1,137 shots at full strength and they've given up 1,007 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 53% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 54.3% as they have 842 shots while they've given up 709 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 56.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 43.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.7% as they've compiled 536 face off wins this season and they have suffered 543 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 298 shot attempts and they have 471 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 10-7 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 7-8-3 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 6-10 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 12-4-2 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
11/18/16 D Anton Stralman Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs. Philadelphia
11/18/16 C Cedric Paquette Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Philadelphia
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
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
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia +105
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