Philadelphia Flyers at Vancouver Canucks NHL Picks & Parlay 12/7/2017
Thursday, December 7, 2017
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to Rogers Arena to take on the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, December 7, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at +104 and the Canucks at -115.
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Philadelphia has a record of 9-11-7 this year and away from home they have a record of 5-5-3. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 75 goals and surrendered 83 goals for a point differential of -8. For the year they have an ATS mark of 9-18-0 and an over/under record of 14-12-0. Vancouver has a record of 14-10-4, including 5-5-3 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They've scored 78 goals and have given up 77 for a goal differential of +1. Their record against the spread is 14-14-0 while their over/under mark is 14-14-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 9-18-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 14-12-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 14-14-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 14-14-0 against the over/under this season
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
11/20/17 D Radko Gudas Suspension 10-game suspension (eligible to return 12/14 vs Buffalo)
11/06/17 RW Colin McDonald Lower Body IR (10/03)
10/15/17 GO Anthony Stolarz Knee IR (10/03)
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
11/27/17 C Brandon Sutter Upper Body IR (11/25)
11/27/17 D Erik Gudbranson Upper Body IR (11/23)
Player SpotlightBrian Elliott has 7 wins and 6 losses this season in goal for the Flyers. He has 620 shots against him and he's surrendered 57 goals. He's made 563 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Jakub Voracek has scored 33 total points this year for the Flyers. He has 7 goals this season with 97 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 26 assists on the year and averages 19.5 minutes played per contest. Claude Giroux averages 20.1 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 22% by tallying 11 goals on 51 attempts. He has 17 assists, giving him a total of 28 points on the year.
Brock Boeser has 25 total points this season for the Canucks. He has 13 goals this year with 66 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 12 assists on the year and averages 16.2 minutes played per contest. Jacob Markstrom has 8 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Canucks. He has 581 shots against him and he's given up 48 goals. He's made 533 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Bo Horvat averages 18.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 10 goals on 65 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 20 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Flyers have given up 97 power play opportunities and surrendered 23 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76% this season. That is 27th in the league. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.69% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 15th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Flyers are 26th overall with 25 total points this year. They are 25th in the league with 75 goals and 16th in goals allowed with 83. They've had 89 power play chances and scored 16 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 18th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Canucks are 23rd with a total of 78 goals scored while they are 23rd with 77 goals surrendered this season. They average 29 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.58%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 10th in the league. The Canucks have a total of 32 points this season, which is 15th in the NHL. They have had 21 power play goals on 99 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 12th overall. They've given up 96 power play opportunities and surrendered 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 18th when short-handed.
Philadelphia is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.6%, as they've attempted 1,570 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,597 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 49.5% as they have 1,167 attempts while they have given up 1,189 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 18th in the league. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 50% of the time, which is 20th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50% for the season. That is 12th overall in the NHL. They have 878 face-off wins compared to 771 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.2%. That ranks them 4th in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 548 hits and they have blocked 408 shots from the opposition, putting them 12th overall.
The Canucks are 17th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season, which is 17th in the NHL. They have 841 face-off wins compared to 863 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.4%. That is 25th in the league. On defense Vancouver has 483 hits and they have blocked 355 shots from the opposition, which is 28th in the league. Vancouver is 26th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.3% as they've attempted 1,468 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,572 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.4% ranks 29th as they have 1,096 attempts while they have given up 1,217 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Vancouver -115 and under 5.5 total goals Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Vancouver -115 and under 5.5 total goals
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