Philadelphia Flyers at Winnipeg Jets NHL Picks & Predictions 11/16/2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Bell MTS Place
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to Bell MTS Place to take on the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday, November 16, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at +122 and the Jets at -135.
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Philadelphia has a record of 8-8-2 this year and away from home they have a record of 4-5-0. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 50 goals and surrendered 48 goals for a point differential of +2. For the year they have an ATS mark of 8-10-0 and an over/under record of 8-9-0. Winnipeg has a record of 10-4-3 including 5-2-1 on home ice this year. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They've scored 56 goals and have given up 47 for a goal differential of +9. Their record against the spread is 10-7-0 while their over/under mark is 10-7-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 8-10-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 8-9-0 against the over/under this season
Important Winnipeg Jets Betting Trends
The Winnipeg Jets are 10-7-0 straight up this year
The Winnipeg Jets are 10-7-0 against the over/under this season
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
11/10/17 C Nolan Patrick Upper Body IR (10/25)
11/06/17 RW Colin McDonald Lower Body IR (10/03)
10/30/17 D Andrew MacDonald Lower Body IR (10/21)
10/15/17 GO Anthony Stolarz Knee IR (10/03)
Key Winnipeg Jets Injuries
10/16/17 C Mathieu Perreault Lower Body IR (10/14)
Wayne Simmonds has scored 11 total points this year for the Flyers. He has 6 goals this season with 37 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 5 assists on the year and averages 18.1 minutes played per contest. Claude Giroux averages 19.8 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 27% by tallying 9 goals on 34 attempts. He has 11 assists, giving him a total of 20 points on the year. Brian Elliott has 6 wins and 5 losses this season in goal for the Flyers. He has 343 shots against him and he's surrendered 31 goals. He's made 312 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Mark Scheifele has 21 total points this season for the Jets. He has 10 goals this year with 35 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 29%. He has a total of 11 assists on the year and averages 21.4 minutes played per contest. Nikolaj Ehlers averages 16.6 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 8 goals on 47 attempts. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 12 points on the year. Connor Hellebuyck has 9 wins and 1 loss this season in net for the Jets. He has 398 shots against him and he's given up 28 goals. He's made 370 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have 18 total points this year, which is 24th in the NHL. They've scored 50 goals while giving up 48 scores, which has them ranked 20th and 24th respectively. They have had 61 power play chances and scored 11 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 18%. That is 18th in the league. The Flyers have given up 60 power play opportunities and surrendered 12 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking them 18th when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.59% for the year. They allow 29 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 13th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Jets are 8th in the league with a total of 23 points this season. They have 13 power play goals on 57 chances for a percentage of 23%. That is 7th in the NHL. They've given up 64 power play opportunities and surrendered 13 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 19th overall. As a team, the Jets are 13th with a total of 56 goals scored while they've given up 47 goals this season, ranking 26th in goals against. They average 27 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 12.04%. As a unit they give up 34 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 92%, putting them 7th overall in the NHL.
Philadelphia is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.9%, as they've attempted 1,050 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,014 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.7% as they have 794 attempts while they have given up 741 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 8th in the league. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 52.5% of the time, which is 12th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.5% for the season. That is 17th overall in the NHL. They have 579 face-off wins compared to 513 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53%. That ranks them 4th in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 350 hits and they have blocked 273 shots from the opposition, putting them 7th overall.
The Jets are 30th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 44.3% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 55.7% for the season, which is 3rd in the NHL. They have 532 face-off wins compared to 509 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.1%. That is 15th in the league. On defense Winnipeg has 331 hits and they have blocked 271 shots from the opposition, which is 9th in the league. Winnipeg is 31st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 44.4% as they've attempted 845 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,057 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 44.4% ranks 31st as they have 628 attempts while they have given up 786 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Flyers/Jets NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia +122 Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
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