Saturday, January 7, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Tampa Bay Lightning travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
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Tampa Bay comes into this matchup having played 40 games. They have an overall record of 19-17-4 and on the road they have a record of 8-10-2. Currently they are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 114 goals and given up 117 goals for a point differential of -3. The Lightning have an overall record of 4-4-2 in their last 10 games. For the season they have an ATS record of 17-21 and an over/under record of 19-16-5. Philadelphia shows up with a record of 20-15-5 including 12-6-3 at home this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 118 goals and surrendered 125 for a goal differential of -7. The Flyers have a record of 3-5-2 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 16-20 while their over/under record sits at 21-14-5.
Nikita Kucherov has accumulated 38 total points this season for the Lightning. He has 15 goals this season with 103 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 18 minutes played per game. Victor Hedman has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 7 goals on 79 shots. He has 29 assists giving him a total of 36 points on the season. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 10 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Lightning. He has had 574 shots against him and has given up 53 goals. He has made 521 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Claude Giroux has accumulated 33 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 10 goals this season with 106 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 23 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Wayne Simmonds has averaged 19 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 17 goals on 108 shots. He has 15 assists giving him a total of 32 points on the season. Steve Mason has 14 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has had 873 shots against him and has given up 85 goals. He has made 788 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
The Lightning have 42 total points this season. They have scored 114 goals while giving up 117 goals. They have had 147 power play opportunities and have scored 35 goals on those chances for a percentage of 24%. The Lightning have allowed 136 power play opportunities and given up 28 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%. They average 30 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.51% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Flyers have a total of 45 points on the season. They have 31 power play goals on 141 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 116 power play opportunities and have given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. As a team, the Lightning have a total of 118 goals scored while they've given up 125 goals to this point. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 9.41%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%.
Tampa Bay has a Corsi percentage of 50.8% as they've attempted 2,182 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,115 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is at 50.5% as they have 1,659 attempts while they've given up 1,624 shots on the defensive end. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 50.7% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.3% for the season. They have 1,192 face off wins compared to 1,246 losses, meaning their faceoff win percentage is 48.9%. On defense Tampa Bay has 847 hits and they've blocked 491 shots from the opposition.
Philadelphia has attempted 2,429 shots at full strength and they've given up 2,231 attempts, meaning their Corsi percentage is at 52.1% for the season. In terms of Fenwick percentage, they currently are at 52.6% as they have 1,790 shots while they've given up 1,611 attempts on defense. The Flyers have an offensive zone percentage of 55.4% and their defensive zone percentage is 44.6% so far this season. They have a faceoff win percentage of 51% as they've compiled 1,250 face off wins this season and they have suffered 1,203 face off losses. On defense Philadelphia has blocked 620 shot attempts and they have 1,020 hits as a unit.
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 17-21 straight up
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 19-16-5 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 16-20 straight up
The Philadelphia Flyers are 21-14-5 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
12/29/16 C Brayden Point Upper Body expected to miss 4-6 weeks
12/21/16 GO Ben Bishop Lower Body out 3-4 weeks
11/16/16 C Steven Stamkos Knee out 4 months
01/05/17 C Brian Boyle Lower Body "?" Saturday vs Philadelphia
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
01/04/17 D Mark Streit Shoulder out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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