Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The New York Rangers travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Rangers at -105 and the Flyers at -105. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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New York comes into this matchup having played 39 games. They have an overall record of 26-12-1 and on the road they have a record of 13-6-0. Currently they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 135 goals and given up 97 goals for a point differential of +38. The Rangers have an overall record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-13 and an over/under record of 21-14-4. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 20-14-5 including 12-5-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 116 goals and surrendered 120 for a goal differential of -4. The Flyers have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 16-19 while their over/under record sits at 20-14-5.
Kevin Hayes has accumulated 28 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 11 goals this season with 66 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. J.T. Miller has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 12 goals on 73 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Henrik Lundqvist has 16 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 700 shots against him and has given up 59 goals. He has made 641 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Wayne Simmonds has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 17 goals this season with 105 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 15 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Claude Giroux has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 10 goals on 104 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Steve Mason has 14 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 846 shots against him and has given up 81 goals. He has made 765 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Rangers have 53 total points this season. They have scored 135 goals while giving up 97 goals. They have had 121 power play opportunities and have scored 28 goals on those chances for a percentage of 23%. The Rangers have allowed 107 power play opportunities and given up 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. They average 29 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.85% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers have a total of 45 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 138 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 115 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Rangers have a total of 116 goals scored while they've given up 120 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.49%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
New York has a Corsi percentage of 48.8% as they've attempted 2,101 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,204 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.2% as they have 1,590 attempts while they've given up 1,579 shots on the defensive end. The Rangers start possessions in the offensive zone 47.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 52.8% for the season. They have 1,086 face off wins compared to 1,178 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48%. On defense New York has 810 hits and they've blocked 625 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 2,366 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,177 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.7% as they have 1,749 shots while they've given up 1,567 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 50.6% as they've compiled 1,212 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,182 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 610 shot attempts and they have 985 hits as a unit.
New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 24-13 straight up
The New York Rangers are 21-14-4 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 16-19 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 20-14-5 against the over/under
New York Rangers Injuries
12/30/16 LW Rick Nash Groin expected to miss another week
11/20/16 C Mika Zibanejad Fibula expected to miss 6-8 weeks
11/20/16 LW Pavel Buchnevich Back out indefinitely
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
11/13/16 GO Michal Neuvirth Lower Body out indefinitely
01/03/17 D Radko Gudas Wrist "?" Wednesday vs. NY Rangers
01/01/17 D Mark Streit Shoulder "?" Wednesday vs NY Rangers
Guy's Pick: Take New York -105
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