Thursday, February 2, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Montreal Canadiens head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, February 2, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Canadiens at +100 and the Flyers at -110. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Montreal comes into this game having played 51 games. They have an overall record of 29-14-7 and away from home they have a record of 12-9-4. The currently are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 155 goals and surrendered 127 goals for a point differential of +28. The Canadiens have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 29-21 and an over/under record of 22-20-9. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 25-19-6 including 15-7-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 141 goals and surrendered 160 for a goal differential of -19. The Flyers have a record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 20-26 while their over/under record sits at 25-20-6.
Alexander Radulov has accumulated 37 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 12 goals this season with 94 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 25 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Max Pacioretty has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 21 goals on 156 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 39 points on the season. Carey Price has 22 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has had 1,093 shots against him and has given up 86 goals. He has made 1,007 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
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Claude Giroux has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 11 goals this season with 130 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 21 goals on 132 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Steve Mason has 16 wins and 15 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,041 shots against him and has given up 102 goals. He has made 939 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Canadiens have 65 total points this season. They have scored 150 goals while giving up 125 goals. They have had 154 power play opportunities and have scored 36 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Canadiens have allowed 177 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 10.03% 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 56 points on the season. They have 37 power play goals on 172 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 153 power play opportunities and have given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Canadiens have a total of 140 goals scored while they've given up 155 goals to this point. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.81%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Montreal has a Corsi percentage of 50.8% as they've attempted 2,857 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,765 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.8% as they have 2,080 attempts while they've given up 2,016 shots on the defensive end. The Canadiens start possessions in the offensive zone 49.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.7% for the season. They have 1,554 face off wins compared to 1,534 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 50.3%. On defense Montreal has 1,032 hits and they've blocked 749 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 3,082 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,813 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 53% as they have 2,285 shots while they've given up 2,028 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 55.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.6% as they've compiled 1,563 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,469 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 785 shot attempts and they have 1,242 hits as a unit.
Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 29-21 straight up
The Montreal Canadiens are 22-20-9 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 20-26 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 25-20-6 against the over/under
Montreal Canadiens Injuries
01/31/17 C Alex Galchenyuk Knee "?" Thursday vs Philadelphia
01/31/17 D Jeff Petry Virus "?" Thursday vs Philadelphia
01/04/17 RW Brendan Gallagher Hand expected to miss 8 weeks
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
01/31/17 D Michael Del Zotto Lower Body "?" Thursday vs Montreal
Guy's Pick: Take Montreal +100
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