Sunday, April 2, 2017
Madison Square Garden
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers on Sunday, April 2, 2017. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +138 and the Rangers at -153.
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Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 77 games. They have an overall record of 37-32-8 and on the road they have a record of 14-21-4. Currently they are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 206 goals and given up 225 goals for a point differential of -19. The Flyers have an overall record of 6-4-0 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 30-40 and an over/under record of 34-35-8. New York shows up with a record of 46-26-6 including 19-16-4 at home this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 248 goals and surrendered 210 for a goal differential of +38. The Rangers have a record of 3-3-4 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 43-32 while their over/under record sits at 39-32-7.
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Valuable Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 30-40 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 34-35-8 against the over/under
Important New York Rangers Betting Trends
The New York Rangers are 43-32 straight up
The New York Rangers are 39-32-7 against the over/under
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
04/01/17 C Nick Cousins Concussion is downgraded to expected to miss Saturday vs. New Jersey
03/31/17 RW Matt Read Upper Body out for season
03/01/17 LW Michael Raffl Lower Body out indefinitely
Key New York Rangers Injuries
04/01/17 D Ryan McDonagh Undisclosed "?" Sunday vs. Philadelphia
Claude Giroux has accumulated 56 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 14 goals this season with 184 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 42 assists on the season and averages 19.2 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 14% by scoring 30 goals on 209 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 52 points on the season. Steve Mason has 25 wins and 21 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,507 shots against him and has given up 140 goals. He has made 1,367 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
J.T. Miller has accumulated 56 total points this season for the Rangers. He has 22 goals this season with 130 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 34 assists on the season and averages 16.4 minutes played per game. Mats Zuccarello has averaged 18.9 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 15 goals on 187 shots. He has 41 assists giving him a total of 56 points on the season. Antti Raanta has 16 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Rangers. He has had 782 shots against him and has given up 61 goals. He has made 721 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have 82 total points this season. They have scored 206 goals while giving up 225 goals. They have had 261 power play opportunities and have scored 51 goals on those chances for a percentage of 20%. The Flyers have allowed 229 power play opportunities and given up 47 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.52% 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 Rangers have a total of 98 points on the season. They have 45 power play goals on 225 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 20%. They have allowed 214 power play opportunities and have given up 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 248 goals scored while they've given up 210 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.57%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 52% as they've attempted 4,663 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,297 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 52.8% as they have 3,416 attempts while they've given up 3,056 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 54.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 45.5% for the season. They have 2,382 face off wins compared to 2,214 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.8%. On defense Philadelphia has 1,949 hits and they've blocked 1,241 shots from the opposition.
New York has attempted 4,333 shots at full strength and they've given up 4,474 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 49.2% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50% as they have 3,297 shots while they've given up 3,292 attempts on defense. The Rangers have an offensive zone percentage of 50.3% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.7% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 48.5% as they've compiled 2,247 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,383 face off losses. On defense New York has blocked 1,182 shot attempts and they have 1,631 hits as a unit.
Who will win tonight's Flyers/Rangers NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take New York -153
Guy's Pick: Take New York -153
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