Colorado Avalanche at Philadelphia Flyers NHL Picks & Predictions 11/4/2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Colorado Avalanche travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Avalanche at +141 and the Flyers at -156.
Colorado has a record of 7-5-0 this season and on the road they have a record of 2-4-0. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 39 goals and given up 37 goals for a point differential of +2. For the season they have an ATS record of 7-5-0 and an over/under record of 7-5-0. Philadelphia has a record of 7-6-1 including 3-2-1 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 43 goals and surrendered 38 for a goal differential of +5. Their record against the spread is 7-7-0 while their over/under record is 7-6-0.
Valuable Colorado Avalanche Betting Trends
The Colorado Avalanche are 7-5-0 straight up this year
The Colorado Avalanche are 7-5-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 7-7-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 7-6-0 against the over/under this season
Key Colorado Avalanche Injuries
10/28/17 LW Gabriel Bourque Upper Body is out indefinitely
10/28/17 C Colin Wilson Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/22/17 LW J.T. Compher Thumb IR (10/22)
10/22/17 C Tyson Jost Lower Body IR (10/22)
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
11/03/17 C Nolan Patrick Upper Body is "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
11/03/17 D Radko Gudas Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
11/03/17 D Shayne Gostisbehere Head is "?" Saturday vs. Colorado
10/31/17 D Samuel Morin Undisclosed is out indefinitely
10/30/17 D Andrew MacDonald Knee is out indefinitely
10/15/17 GO Anthony Stolarz Knee IR (10/03)
Semyon Varlamov has 5 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Avalanche. He has 278 shots against him and he's given up 24 goals. He's made 254 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Matt Duchene has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Avalanche. He has 3 goals this year with 21 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 5 assists on the season and averages 16.5 minutes played per game. Tyson Barrie averages 22 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 6% by scoring 2 goals on 33 shots. He has 8 assists, giving him a total of 10 points on the season.
Claude Giroux has scored 16 total points this year for the Flyers. He has 7 goals this season with 29 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 9 assists on the season and averages 19.5 minutes played per game. Brian Elliott has 5 wins and 3 losses this year in goal for the Flyers. He has 259 shots against him and he's surrendered 28 goals. He's made 231 saves for a save percentage of 89%. Wayne Simmonds averages 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by scoring 6 goals on 33 shots. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 10 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Avalanche have allowed 48 power play opportunities and have given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81% this year. That is 13th in the NHL. They average 31 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.51% for the season. They allow 34 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is ranked 14th in the league. The Avalanche has 14 total points this season, ranking 15th in the NHL in offense. They are 16th in the league with 39 goals while they've given up 37 goals, which is 15th overall. They have had 50 power play opportunities and scored 9 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 16th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Flyers are 9th with 43 goals scored while they are 13th in the NHL with 38 goals allowed this year. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.51%. They give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 16th place in the league. The Flyers have a total of 15 points this year, which is 12th in the NHL. They have 10 power play goals on 48 opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That ranks their power play unit 8th. They've allowed 49 power play opportunities and have given up 10 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, which is 22nd overall.
Colorado has a Corsi percentage of 45.6% as they've tried 633 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 755 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 29th in Corsi percentage. They are 29th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 45.4% as they have 491 shots while they've given up 590 attempts on defense. The Avalanche start possessions in the offensive zone 45.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.7% for the year. That puts them 28th and 3rd in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 331 face-off wins as opposed to 414 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 44.4%. That is 31st overall in the NHL. On defense Colorado has 205 hits and they've blocked 165 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 24th in the league.
The Flyers are 19th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 51.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 48.8% for the season, which is 15th in the NHL. They have 438 face-off wins compared to 419 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.1%. That is 15th in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 280 hits and they have blocked 226 shots from the opposition, which is 3rd in the league. Philadelphia is 17th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.7% as they've attempted 801 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 811 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51% ranks 10th as they have 610 attempts while they have given up 585 shots on the defensive end.
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