Tuesday, March 7, 2017
First Niagara Center
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to First Niagara Center to take on the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at +107 and the Sabres at -118. The over/under has been set at 5.
Philadelphia comes into this game having played 64 games. They have an overall record of 30-26-8 and away from home they have a record of 11-16-4. The currently are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 164 goals and surrendered 190 goals for a point differential of -26. The Flyers have an overall record of 4-5-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-34 and an over/under record of 27-29-8. Buffalo shows up with a record of 27-27-12 including 16-11-6 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 166 goals and surrendered 190 for a goal differential of -24. The Sabres have a record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-39 while their over/under record sits at 29-31-6.
Wayne Simmonds has accumulated 44 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 27 goals this season with 169 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Claude Giroux has averaged 19.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 12 goals on 158 shots. He has 33 assists giving him a total of 45 points on the season. Steve Mason has 18 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,196 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,083 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Kyle Okposo has accumulated 43 total points this season for the Sabres. He has 19 goals this season with 151 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 19.1 minutes played per game. Sam Reinhart has averaged 17.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 15 goals on 153 shots. He has 26 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Robin Lehner has 18 wins and 18 losses this season in net for the Sabres. He has had 1,505 shots against him and has given up 117 goals. He has made 1,388 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers have 68 total points this season. They have scored 164 goals while giving up 190 goals. They have had 221 power play opportunities and have scored 46 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Flyers have allowed 194 power play opportunities and given up 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.12% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Sabres have a total of 66 points on the season. They have 46 power play goals on 201 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 23%. They have allowed 194 power play opportunities and have given up 46 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 166 goals scored while they've given up 190 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.32%. As a team they give up 34 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 52.5% as they've attempted 3,953 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,579 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.1% as they have 2,886 attempts while they've given up 2,544 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.3% for the season. They have 1,979 face off wins compared to 1,860 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.5%. On defense has 1,641 hits and they've blocked 1,035 shots from the opposition.
Buffalo has attempted 3,554 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,986 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 47.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 46.9% as they have 2,712 shots while they've given up 3,075 attempts on defense. The Sabres have an offensive zone percentage of 48.1% and their defensive zone percentage is 51.9% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49.9% as they've compiled 1,991 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,002 face off losses. On defense has blocked 911 shot attempts and they have 1,545 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 24-34 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 27-29-8 against the over/under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
The Buffalo Sabres are 26-39 straight up
The Buffalo Sabres are 29-31-6 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/01/17 LW Michael Raffl Lower Body out indefinitely
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
12/31/16 C Johan Larsson Wrist out for season
11/12/16 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
03/06/17 D Dmitry Kulikov Upper Body "?" Tuesday vs. Philadelphia
03/03/17 RW Kyle Okposo Ribs out indefinitely
02/18/17 C Derek Grant Shoulder out indefinitely
02/10/17 C Zemgus Girgensons Abdominal out indefinitely
02/04/17 LW William Carrier Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia +107
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