Philadelphia Flyers at San Jose Sharks NHL Picks & Parlay 10/4/2017
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to SAP Center to take on the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at +225 and the Sharks at +105.
Philadelphia had a record of 39-33-10 last year and away from home they had a record of 14-22-5. They were 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They tallied 219 goals and surrendered 236 goals for a point differential of -17. For the year they had an ATS mark of 39-43-0 and an over/under record of 37-37-0. San Jose finished with a record of 46-29-7 including 26-11-4 on home ice last year. They were 3rd in the Pacific Division. They scored 221 goals and gave up 201 for a goal differential of +20. Their record against the spread was 48-40-0 while their over/under mark was 24-39-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers were 39-43-0 straight up last year
The Philadelphia Flyers were 37-37-0 against the over/under last season
Important San Jose Sharks Betting Trends
The San Jose Sharks were 48-40-0 straight up last year
The San Jose Sharks were 24-39-0 against the over/under last season
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
10/1/2017 Shayne Gostisbehere D Upper Body
10/1/2017 Michal Neuvirth G Illness
9/25/2017 Logan Pyett D Illness
9/23/2017 Cole Bardreau RW Upper Body
9/23/2017 Colin McDonald RW Lower Body
9/8/2017 Anthony Stolarz G Knee
Key San Jose Sharks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Brian Elliott had 26 wins and 18 losses last season in goal for the Flyers. He had 1,338 shots against him and he surrendered 121 goals. He made 1,217 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Wayne Simmonds scored 52 total points last year for the Flyers. He had 30 goals last season with 215 shots on net giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He had a total of 22 assists on the year and averaged 19 minutes played per contest. Claude Giroux averaged 19.2 minutes of ice time per game last season. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 7% by tallying 14 goals on 196 attempts. He had 43 assists giving him a total of 57 points on the year.
Brent Burns had 75 total points last season for the Sharks. He had 29 goals last year with 315 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He had a total of 46 assists on the year and averaged 24.9 minutes played per contest. Martin Jones had 35 wins and 23 losses last season in net for the Sharks. He had 1,725 shots against him and he gave up 152 goals. He made 1,573 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Joe Pavelski averaged 19.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he had a shooting percentage of 12% by scoring 29 goals on 233 attempts. He had 39 assists giving him a total of 68 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers gave up 247 power play opportunities and surrendered 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80% last season. That was 22nd in the league. They averaged 32 shots per contest and as a team shot 8.47% for the year. They allowed 28 shot attempts to their opposition per game and had a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 27th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Flyers were 19th overall with 88 total points last year. They were 20th in the league with 219 goals and 13th in goals allowed with 236. They had 277 power play chances and scored 54 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That was 14th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Sharks were 19th with a total of 221 goals scored while they were 26th with 201 goals surrendered last season. They averaged 30 shots per game and had a team shooting percentage of 9.01%. As a unit they gave up 28 shots per contest and had a save percentage of 91%, putting them 12th in the league. The Sharks had a total of 99 points last season, which was 10th in the NHL. They had 41 power play goals on 246 chances for a percentage of 17%. That was 25th overall. They gave up 212 power play opportunities and surrendered 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 18th when short-handed.
The Flyers started possessions in the offensive zone 54.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage was at 45.6% for the year. That ranked them 3rd and 28th respectively in the NHL. They had 2,539 face-off wins as opposed to 2,318 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 52.3%. That was 7th in the league. On defense Philadelphia had 2,063 hits and they blocked 1,309 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 5th in blocked shots. Philadelphia was ranked 5th in Corsi percentage with 52% as they tried 4,938 shots on goal while at full strength while they surrendered 4,552 shots on net when they had a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage was 3rd in the NHL at 52.8%, as they had 3,634 shots while they gave up 3,243 attempts on defense.
The Sharks were 8th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage was at 46.7% for the season, which was 27th in the NHL. They had 2,293 face-off wins compared to 2,472 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage was 48.1%. That was 28th in the league. On defense San Jose had 1,536 hits and they blocked 1,354 shots from the opposition, which was 2nd in the league. San Jose was 8th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.5% as they attempted 4,700 shots on net at full strength while they gave up 4,613 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 52% ranked 5th as they had 3,529 attempts while they gave up 3,259 shots on the defensive end.
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