Saturday, February 25, 2017
Consol Energy Center
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to Consol Energy Center to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at +188 and the Penguins at -210. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
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Philadelphia comes into this game having played 60 games. They have an overall record of 28-25-7 and away from home they have a record of 11-15-3. The currently are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 155 goals and surrendered 183 goals for a point differential of -28. The Flyers have an overall record of 3-6-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 23-32 and an over/under record of 26-26-8. Pittsburgh shows up with a record of 37-14-8 including 24-4-3 at home this season. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 207 goals and surrendered 166 for a goal differential of +41. The Penguins have a record of 6-1-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 35-22 while their over/under record sits at 36-19-4.
Wayne Simmonds has accumulated 42 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 25 goals this season with 157 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 17 assists on the season and averages 19.2 minutes played per game. Claude Giroux has averaged 19.4 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 12 goals on 151 shots. He has 30 assists giving him a total of 42 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%.
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Sidney Crosby has accumulated 66 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 33 goals this season with 177 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 19.7 minutes played per game. Evgeni Malkin has averaged 18.5 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 25 goals on 159 shots. He has 35 assists giving him a total of 60 points on the season. Marc-Andre Fleury has 15 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has had 921 shots against him and has given up 87 goals. He has made 834 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
The Flyers have 63 total points this season. They have scored 155 goals while giving up 183 goals. They have had 204 power play opportunities and have scored 43 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Flyers have allowed 179 power play opportunities and given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 31 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.27% for the season to this point. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 89%.
The Penguins have a total of 82 points on the season. They have 43 power play goals on 198 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 198 power play opportunities and have given up 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 207 goals scored while they've given up 166 goals to this point. They average 34 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.28%. As a team they give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 52.5% as they've attempted 3,698 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,348 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.1% as they have 2,690 attempts while they've given up 2,377 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.1% for the season. They have 1,865 face off wins compared to 1,750 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.6%. On defense Philadelphia has 1,525 hits and they've blocked 971 shots from the opposition.
Pittsburgh has attempted 3,490 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,479 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 51.4% as they have 2,666 shots while they've given up 2,524 attempts on defense. The Penguins have an offensive zone percentage of 53.8% and their defensive zone percentage is 46.2% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 47.8% as they've compiled 1,794 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,962 face off losses. On defense Pittsburgh has blocked 955 shot attempts and they have 1,486 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 23-32 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 26-26-8 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 35-22 straight up
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 36-19-4 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
02/23/17 RW Jakub Voracek Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs Pittsburgh
02/22/17 C Jordan Weal Upper Body "?" Saturday vs Pittsburgh
02/06/17 C Travis Konecny Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
10/29/16 RW Daniel Sprong Shoulder out indefinitely
10/21/16 D Derrick Pouliot Lower Body out indefinitely
02/24/17 D Kris Letang Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. Philadelphia
02/23/17 D Trevor Daley Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
02/21/17 C Nick Bonino Illness "?" Saturday vs Philadelphia
02/17/17 D Olli Maatta Hand expected to miss 6 weeks
02/17/17 D Justin Schultz Concussion doubtful Saturday vs Philadelphia
02/14/17 LW Conor Sheary Upper Body expected to miss 2-4 weeks
02/13/17 RW Bryan Rust Arm out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia +188
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