Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to PNC Arena to take on the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at +113 and the Hurricanes at -125. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Philadelphia comes into this game having played 50 games. They have an overall record of 25-19-6 and away from home they have a record of 10-12-3. The currently are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 140 goals and surrendered 155 goals for a point differential of -15. The Flyers have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 20-25 and an over/under record of 24-20-6. Carolina shows up with a record of 21-20-7 including 15-6-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 126 goals and surrendered 140 for a goal differential of -14. The Hurricanes have a record of 4-6-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 19-27 while their over/under record sits at 20-21-7.
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 this year. 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%.
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Victor Rask has accumulated 32 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 13 goals this season with 113 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Jeff Skinner has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 17 goals on 170 shots. He has 18 assists giving him a total of 35 points on the season. Cam Ward has 18 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 1,119 shots against him and has given up 105 goals. He has made 1,014 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Flyers have 56 total points this season. They have scored 140 goals while giving up 155 goals. They have had 172 power play opportunities and have scored 37 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Flyers have allowed 153 power play opportunities and given up 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.81% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 49 points on the season. They have 23 power play goals on 141 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 16%. They have allowed 118 power play opportunities and have given up 14 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 88%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 126 goals scored while they've given up 140 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.66%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 52.3% as they've attempted 3,082 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,813 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53% as they have 2,285 attempts while they've given up 2,028 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.9% for the season. They have 1,563 face off wins compared to 1,469 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.6%. On defense Philadelphia has 1,242 hits and they've blocked 785 shots from the opposition.
Carolina has attempted 2,781 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,532 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.7% as they have 2,023 shots while they've given up 1,893 attempts on defense. The Hurricanes have an offensive zone percentage of 57.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 42.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51.4% as they've compiled 1,382 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,308 face off losses. On defense Carolina has blocked 639 shot attempts and they have 872 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 20-25 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 24-20-6 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 19-27 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 20-21-7 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
01/26/17 D Michael Del Zotto Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Carolina
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/11/16 LW Bryan Bickell Illness out indefinitely
01/30/17 GO Eddie Lack Concussion available Tuesday vs. Philadelphia
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia +113
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