Saturday, March 25, 2017
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +188 and the Blue Jackets at -210. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 73 games. They have an overall record of 34-31-8 and on the road they have a record of 13-20-4. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 191 goals and given up 217 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 28-39 and an over/under record of 32-33-8. Columbus shows up with a record of 47-19-7 including 26-10-1 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 231 goals and surrendered 171 for a goal differential of +60. The Blue Jackets have a record of 7-2-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 45-26 while their over/under record sits at 30-38-5.
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Valuable Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 28-39 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 32-33-8 against the over/under
Important Columbus Blue Jackets Betting Trends
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 45-26 straight up
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 30-38-5 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/24/17 C Nick Cousins Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Columbus
03/01/17 LW Michael Raffl Lower Body out indefinitely
Key Columbus Blue Jackets Injuries
10/10/16 RW David Clarkson Back out indefinitely
03/24/17 RW Oliver Bjorkstrand Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Philadelphia
03/13/17 D Ryan Murray Hand out indefinitely
Claude Giroux has accumulated 53 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 14 goals this season with 180 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 39 assists on the season and averages 19.3 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19.1 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 29 goals on 199 shots. He has 20 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Steve Mason has 22 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,411 shots against him and has given up 133 goals. He has made 1,278 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Zach Werenski has accumulated 47 total points this season for the Blue Jackets. He has 11 goals this season with 182 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 36 assists on the season and averages 21 minutes played per game. Cam Atkinson has averaged 18.2 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 33 goals on 220 shots. He has 27 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Sergei Bobrovsky has 39 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Blue Jackets. He has had 1,672 shots against him and has given up 113 goals. He has made 1,559 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have 76 total points this season. They have scored 191 goals while giving up 217 goals. They have had 251 power play opportunities and have scored 49 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Flyers have allowed 220 power play opportunities and given up 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.36% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blue Jackets have a total of 101 points on the season. They have 41 power play goals on 194 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 21%. They have allowed 198 power play opportunities and have given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 231 goals scored while they've given up 171 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.20%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 52.2% as they've attempted 4,438 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,062 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.8% as they have 3,242 attempts while they've given up 2,900 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 2,261 face off wins compared to 2,098 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.9%. On defense has 1,829 hits and they've blocked 1,162 shots from the opposition.
Columbus has attempted 4,049 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,153 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.4% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 49.6% as they have 3,048 shots while they've given up 3,098 attempts on defense. The Blue Jackets have an offensive zone percentage of 49.2% and their defensive zone percentage is 50.8% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.4% as they've compiled 2,162 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,304 face off losses. On defense has blocked 1,055 shot attempts and they have 1,408 hits as a unit.
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