Chicago Blackhawks at Philadelphia Flyers NHL Picks & Predictions 11/9/2017
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Chicago Blackhawks head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, November 9, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Blackhawks at +104 and the Flyers at -115.
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Chicago has a record of 7-6-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 3-3-1. They are 6th in the Central Division. They have tallied 43 goals and surrendered 36 goals for a point differential of +7. For the year they have an ATS mark of 7-8-0 and an over/under record of 7-7-0. Philadelphia has a record of 7-6-2 including 3-2-2 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 47 goals and have given up 43 for a goal differential of +4. Their record against the spread is 7-8-0 while their over/under mark is 8-6-0.
Valuable Chicago Blackhawks Betting Trends
The Chicago Blackhawks are 7-8-0 straight up this year
The Chicago Blackhawks are 7-7-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 7-8-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 8-6-0 against the over/under this season
Key Chicago Blackhawks Injuries
11/05/17 D Gustav Forsling Shoulder is "?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia10/13/17 RW Jordin Tootoo Upper Body IR (10/03)10/05/17 RW Marian Hossa Infection IR (10/03)10/05/15 D Michal Rozsival Upper Body IR (10/03)
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
11/06/17 RW Colin McDonald Lower Body IR (10/03)11/04/17 C Nolan Patrick Upper Body is "?" Thursday vs. Chicago11/04/17 D Radko Gudas Concussion is "?" Thursday vs. Chicago10/30/17 D Andrew MacDonald Lower Body IR (10/21)10/15/17 GO Anthony Stolarz Knee IR (10/03)
Patrick Kane has scored 14 total points this year for the Blackhawks. He has 5 goals this season with 45 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 9 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Toews averages 20.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by tallying 4 goals on 42 attempts. He has 6 assists, giving him a total of 10 points on the year. Corey Crawford has 7 wins and 5 losses this season in goal for the Blackhawks. He has 400 shots against him and he's surrendered 22 goals. He's made 378 stops for a save percentage of 95%.
Claude Giroux has 17 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 8 goals this year with 33 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 9 assists on the year and averages 19.8 minutes played per contest. Wayne Simmonds averages 18.3 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 6 goals on 34 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 11 points on the year. Brian Elliott has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has 259 shots against him and he's given up 28 goals. He's made 231 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blackhawks have 16 total points this year, which is 17th in the NHL. They've scored 43 goals while giving up 36 scores, which has them ranked 20th and 29th respectively. They have had 66 power play chances and scored 9 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 14%. That is 27th in the league. The Blackhawks have given up 60 power play opportunities and surrendered 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, ranking them 6th when short-handed. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.58% for the year. They allow 34 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 93%, which is 2nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers are 21st in the league with a total of 16 points this season. They have 11 power play goals on 54 chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 12th in the NHL. They've given up 52 power play opportunities and surrendered 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking 25th overall. As a team, the Flyers are 13th with a total of 47 goals scored while they've given up 43 goals this season, ranking 20th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.61%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 17th overall in the NHL.
Chicago is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.6%, as they've attempted 939 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 918 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 48.9% as they have 667 attempts while they have given up 698 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 20th in the league. The Blackhawks start possessions in the offensive zone 56.3% of the time, which is 3rd in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 43.7% for the season. That is 29th overall in the NHL. They have 485 face-off wins compared to 480 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.3%. That ranks them 18th in the league. On defense Chicago has 304 hits and they have blocked 220 shots from the opposition, putting them 10th overall.
The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 51.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.5% for the year. That ranks them 14th and 17th respectively in the NHL. They have 477 face-off wins as opposed to 445 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.7%. That is 9th in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 304 hits and they've blocked 237 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 3rd in blocked shots. Philadelphia is ranked 10th in Corsi percentage with 50.5% as they've tried 880 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 864 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 7th in the NHL at 51.6%, as they have 668 shots while they've given up 627 attempts on defense.
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