Sunday, January 8, 2017
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 20-15-5 and on the road they have a record of 8-9-2. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 118 goals and given up 125 goals for a point differential of -7. The Flyers have an overall record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 16-20 and an over/under record of 21-14-5. Columbus shows up with a record of 27-6-4 including 15-3-1 at home this season. They are 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 126 goals and surrendered 79 for a goal differential of +47. The Blue Jackets have a record of 9-1-0 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 25-10 while their over/under record sits at 13-20-4.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 10 goals this season with 106 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 20 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 17 goals on 108 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Steve Mason has 14 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 873 shots against him and has given up 85 goals. He has made 788 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 25 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 6 goals this season with 90 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 19 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 18 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 18 goals on 107 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 38 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 25 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 934 shots against him and has given up 65 goals. He has made 869 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
The Flyers have 45 total points this season. They have scored 118 goals while giving up 125 goals. They have had 141 power play opportunities and have scored 31 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%. The Flyers have allowed 116 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.41% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Blue Jackets have a total of 58 points on the season. They have 30 power play goals on 111 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 27%. They have allowed 107 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 126 goals scored while they've given up 79 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 11.27%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 93%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 52.1% as they've attempted 2,429 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,231 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.6% as they have 1,790 attempts while they've given up 1,611 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.6% for the season. They have 1,250 face off wins compared to 1,203 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51%. On defense Philadelphia has 1,020 hits and they've blocked 620 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 2,043 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,087 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.5% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.9% as they have 1,544 shots while they've given up 1,548 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 50.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 1,061 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,159 face off losses. On defense Columbus has blocked 539 shot attempts and they have 715 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 16-20 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 21-14-5 against the over/under
Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 25-10 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 13-20-4 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
01/04/17 D Mark Streit Shoulder out indefinitely
Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
10/10/16 GO Joonas Korpisalo Groin out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Columbus
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