Thursday, March 9, 2017
Air Canada Centre
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to Air Canada Centre to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at +131 and the Maple Leafs at -145. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
Philadelphia comes into this game having played 65 games. They have an overall record of 31-26-8 and away from home they have a record of 12-16-4. The currently are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 170 goals and surrendered 193 goals for a point differential of -23. The Flyers have an overall record of 5-4-1 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 25-34 and an over/under record of 28-29-8. Toronto shows up with a record of 29-22-14 including 16-10-6 at home this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 197 goals and surrendered 195 for a goal differential of +2. The Maple Leafs have a record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 28-36 while their over/under record sits at 29-33-3.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 46 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 13 goals this season with 160 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 33 assists on the season and averages 19.3 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19.2 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 27 goals on 174 shots. He has 17 assists giving him a total of 44 points on the season. Steve Mason has 19 wins and 17 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 1,230 shots against him and has given up 116 goals. He has made 1,114 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
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Auston Matthews has accumulated 55 total points this season for the Maple Leafs. He has 31 goals this season with 228 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 14%. He has a total of 24 assists on the season and averages 17.8 minutes played per game. Nazem Kadri has averaged 16.6 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 27 goals on 198 shots. He has 22 assists giving him a total of 49 points on the season. Frederik Andersen has 25 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Maple Leafs. He has had 1,684 shots against him and has given up 142 goals. He has made 1,542 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
The Flyers have 70 total points this season. They have scored 170 goals while giving up 193 goals. They have had 224 power play opportunities and have scored 46 goals on those chances for a percentage of 21%. The Flyers have allowed 198 power play opportunities and given up 38 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 8.30% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Maple Leafs have a total of 72 points on the season. They have 44 power play goals on 196 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 206 power play opportunities and have given up 34 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 84%. As a team, the Flyers have a total of 197 goals scored while they've given up 195 goals to this point. They average 33 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.27%. As a team they give up 33 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%.
Philadelphia has a Corsi percentage of 52.5% as they've attempted 4,009 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,634 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 53.1% as they have 2,925 attempts while they've given up 2,588 shots on the defensive end. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.3% for the season. They have 2,006 face off wins compared to 1,884 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 51.6%. On defense has 1,654 hits and they've blocked 1,046 shots from the opposition.
Toronto has attempted 4,006 shots at full strength and they've given up 3,953 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 50.3% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 50.1% as they have 3,011 shots while they've given up 2,999 attempts on defense. The Maple Leafs have an offensive zone percentage of 50.7% and their defensive zone percentage is 49.3% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 49% as they've compiled 1,965 face off wins this season and they have suffered 2,047 face off losses. On defense has blocked 954 shot attempts and they have 1,597 hits as a unit.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 25-34 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 28-29-8 against the over/under
Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Trends
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 28-36 straight up
The Toronto Maple Leafs are 29-33-3 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/01/17 LW Michael Raffl Lower Body out indefinitely
Toronto Maple Leafs Injuries
10/09/16 LW Joffrey Lupul Abdominal out indefinitely
10/09/16 RW Nathan Horton Back out indefinitely
03/07/17 RW Ben Smith Finger missed last game, "?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia
02/28/17 D Connor Carrick Upper Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia +131
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