Thursday, February 16, 2017
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Rexall Place to play the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday, February 16, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +141 and the Oilers at -156. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 56 games. They have an overall record of 27-22-7 and on the road they have a record of 10-13-3. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 147 goals and given up 168 goals for a point differential of -21. The Flyers have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 22-29 and an over/under record of 25-25-6. Edmonton shows up with a record of 30-19-8 including 14-10-3 at home this season. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 162 goals and surrendered 148 for a goal differential of +14. The Oilers have a record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 26-27 while their over/under record sits at 21-32-4.
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Wayne Simmonds has accumulated 40 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 23 goals this season with 144 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Claude Giroux has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 12 goals on 144 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 41 points on the season. Steve Mason has 16 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,099 shots against him and has given up 110 goals. He has made 989 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Leon Draisaitl has accumulated 50 total points this season for the Oilers. He has 21 goals this season with 128 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 29 assists on the season and averages 19 minutes played per game. Connor McDavid has averaged 21 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by scoring 18 goals on 167 shots. He has 45 assists giving him a total of 63 points on the season. Cam Talbot has 28 wins and 16 losses this season in net for the Oilers. He has had 1,484 shots against him and has given up 119 goals. He has made 1,365 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers have 61 total points this season. They have scored 147 goals while giving up 168 goals. They have had 192 power play opportunities and have scored 40 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Flyers have allowed 170 power play opportunities and given up 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.43% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Oilers have a total of 68 points on the season. They have 36 power play goals on 176 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 164 power play opportunities and have given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 162 goals scored while they've given up 148 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.06%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 92%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 52.3% as they've attempted 3,438 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,141 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.9% as they have 2,517 attempts while they've given up 2,240 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 1,718 face off wins compared to 1,627 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.4%. On defense Philadelphia has 1,423 hits and they've blocked 901 shots from the opposition.
Edmonton has attempted 3,304 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,153 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 51.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.5% as they have 2,462 shots while they've given up 2,315 attempts on defense. The Oilers have an offensive zone percentage of 51.5% and their defensive zone percentage is 48.5% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.3% as they've compiled 1,629 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,818 face off losses. On defense Edmonton has blocked 838 shot attempts and they have 1,407 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 22-29 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 25-25-6 against the over/under
Edmonton Oilers Betting Trends
The Edmonton Oilers are 26-27 straight up
The Edmonton Oilers are 21-32-4 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
02/06/17 C Travis Konecny Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Edmonton Oilers Injuries
12/26/16 RW Tyler Pitlick Knee expected to miss 4 months
12/03/16 D Darnell Nurse Ankle out 3 months
10/21/16 D Andrew Ference Hip out indefinitely
02/14/17 LW Benoit Pouliot Undisclosed "?" Thursday vs Philadelphia
02/14/17 D Kris Russell Groin "?" Thursday vs Philadelphia
01/31/17 C Jujhar Khaira Wrist out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Edmonton -156
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