Sunday, April 9, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Carolina Hurricanes travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, April 9, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Hurricanes at +140 and the Flyers at -155.
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Carolina comes into this matchup having played 80 games. They have an overall record of 35-31-14 and on the road they have a record of 12-19-9. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 207 goals and given up 228 goals for a point differential of -21. The Hurricanes have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 33-45 and an over/under record of 32-37-11. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 38-33-9 including 24-11-4 at home this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 212 goals and surrendered 230 for a goal differential of -18. The Flyers have a record of 6-3-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 31-42 while their over/under record sits at 35-37-8.
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Valuable Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 33-45 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 32-37-11 against the over/under
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 31-42 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 35-37-8 against the over/under
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
04/04/17 C Jay McClement Lower Body out indefinitely
04/04/17 D Ryan Murphy Lower Body out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
04/07/17 GO Michal Neuvirth Illness out indefinitely
04/07/17 D Radko Gudas Upper Body out indefinitely
04/04/17 D Brandon Manning Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Columbus
04/04/17 C Nick Cousins Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Columbus.
03/31/17 RW Matt Read Upper Body out for season
03/01/17 LW Michael Raffl Lower Body out indefinitely
Sebastian Aho has accumulated 48 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 23 goals this season with 206 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 16.7 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 17.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 35 goals on 269 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 61 points on the season. Cam Ward has 26 wins and 22 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,672 shots against him and has given up 158 goals. He has made 1,514 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 57 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 14 goals this season with 196 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 43 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 30 goals on 215 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Steve Mason has 25 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,534 shots against him and has given up 141 goals. He has made 1,393 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes have 84 total points this season. They have scored 207 goals while giving up 228 goals. They have had 224 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Hurricanes have allowed 197 power play opportunities and given up 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.55% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have a total of 85 points on the season. They have 53 power play goals on 273 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 19%. They have allowed 242 power play opportunities and have given up 48 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Hurricanes have a total of 212 goals scored while they've given up 230 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.42%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Carolina has a Corsi percentage of 52.3% as they've attempted 4,644 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,229 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 51.7% as they have 3,417 attempts while they've given up 3,196 shots on the defensive end. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 56.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.8% for the season. They have 2,365 face off wins compared to 2,102 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 52.9%. On defense Carolina has 1,569 hits and they've blocked 1,033 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 4,817 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,437 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.8% as they have 3,544 shots while they've given up 3,168 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 54.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 45.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 52.2% as they've compiled 2,490 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,277 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 1,269 shot attempts and they have 2,022 hits as a unit.
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