Minnesota Wild at Philadelphia Flyers NHL Picks & Predictions 11/11/2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Minnesota Wild travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +104 and the Flyers at -115.
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Minnesota has a record of 6-7-2 this season and on the road they have a record of 3-4-1. They are 7th in the Central Division. They've scored 45 goals and given up 44 goals for a point differential of +1. For the season they have an ATS record of 6-9-0 and an over/under record of 8-5-0. Philadelphia has a record of 8-6-2 including 4-2-2 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 50 goals and surrendered 44 for a goal differential of +6. Their record against the spread is 8-8-0 while their over/under record is 8-7-0.
Valuable Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 6-9-0 straight up this year
The Minnesota Wild are 8-5-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 8-8-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 8-7-0 against the over/under this season
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/10/17 GO Alex Stalock Paternity List is upgraded to probable Saturday vs. Philadelphia
10/24/17 LW Zach Parise Back is out indefinitely
10/13/17 C Charlie Coyle Fibula IR (10/12)
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
11/10/17 C Nolan Patrick Upper Body is "?" Saturday vs. Minnesota
11/06/17 RW Colin McDonald Lower Body IR (10/03)
10/30/17 D Andrew MacDonald Lower Body IR (10/21)
10/15/17 GO Anthony Stolarz Knee IR (10/03)
Devan Dubnyk has 5 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has 370 shots against him and he's given up 32 goals. He's made 338 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Chris Stewart has accumulated 8 total points this season for the Wild. He has 6 goals this year with 25 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 24%. He has a total of 2 assists on the season and averages 13.1 minutes played per game. Eric Staal averages 18.7 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 5 goals on 45 shots. He has 7 assists, giving him a total of 12 points on the season.
Claude Giroux has scored 20 total points this year for the Flyers. He has 9 goals this season with 34 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 27%. He has a total of 11 assists on the season and averages 19.6 minutes played per game. Brian Elliott has 6 wins and 3 losses this year in goal for the Flyers. He has 298 shots against him and he's surrendered 29 goals. He's made 269 saves for a save percentage of 90%. Wayne Simmonds averages 18.3 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 6 goals on 36 shots. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 11 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wild have allowed 55 power play opportunities and have given up 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84% this year. That is 9th in the NHL. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.00% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is ranked 13th in the league. The Wild has 14 total points this season, ranking 26th in the NHL in offense. They are 18th in the league with 45 goals while they've given up 44 goals, which is 20th overall. They have had 48 power play opportunities and scored 8 goals on those chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 20th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Flyers are 11th with 50 goals scored while they are 21st in the NHL with 44 goals allowed this year. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.62%. They give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them in 14th place in the league. The Flyers have a total of 18 points this year, which is 14th in the NHL. They have 11 power play goals on 56 opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That ranks their power play unit 13th. They've allowed 56 power play opportunities and have given up 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, which is 22nd overall.
Minnesota has a Corsi percentage of 47.7% as they've tried 812 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 889 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 25th in Corsi percentage. They are 21st in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.9% as they have 624 shots while they've given up 652 attempts on defense. The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 50.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.8% for the year. That puts them 19th and 14th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 466 face-off wins as opposed to 467 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.9%. That is 18th overall in the NHL. On defense Minnesota has 301 hits and they've blocked 237 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 8th in the league.
The Flyers are 17th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.9% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.1% for the season, which is 16th in the NHL. They have 526 face-off wins compared to 469 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.9%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 323 hits and they have blocked 253 shots from the opposition, which is 4th in the league. Philadelphia is 18th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50% as they've attempted 932 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 933 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.1% ranks 10th as they have 710 attempts while they have given up 680 shots on the defensive end.
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