Vancouver Canucks at Philadelphia Flyers NHL Picks & Predictions 11/21/2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Wells Fargo Center
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The Vancouver Canucks head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. The opening line for this contest has the Canucks at +149 and the Flyers at -165.
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Vancouver has a record of 9-8-3 this year and away from home they have a record of 6-3-0. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They have tallied 51 goals and surrendered 57 goals for a point differential of -6. For the year they have an ATS mark of 9-11-0 and an over/under record of 9-11-0. Philadelphia has a record of 8-8-4 including 4-3-3 on home ice this year. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 56 goals and have given up 56 for a goal differential of 0. Their record against the spread is 8-12-0 while their over/under mark is 9-10-0.
Valuable Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 9-11-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 9-11-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 8-12-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 9-10-0 against the over/under this season
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
11/10/17 D Christopher Tanev Upper Body IR (11/08)
10/23/17 D Troy Stecher Leg IR (10/22)
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
11/18/17 C Jordan Weal Upper Body is "?" Tuesday vs. Vancouver
11/18/17 D Radko Gudas Suspension is "?" Tuesday vs. Vancouver
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)
Brock Boeser has scored 17 total points this year for the Canucks. He has 7 goals this season with 45 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 10 assists on the year and averages 16 minutes played per contest. Bo Horvat averages 18.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by tallying 8 goals on 48 attempts. He has 8 assists, giving him a total of 16 points on the year. Jacob Markstrom has 5 wins and 7 losses this season in goal for the Canucks. He has 431 shots against him and he's surrendered 39 goals. He's made 392 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Wayne Simmonds has 12 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 6 goals this year with 41 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 6 assists on the year and averages 18.1 minutes played per contest. Claude Giroux averages 19.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 24% by scoring 9 goals on 38 attempts. He has 13 assists, giving him a total of 22 points on the year. Brian Elliott has 6 wins and 5 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has 407 shots against him and he's given up 38 goals. He's made 369 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canucks have 21 total points this year, which is 22nd in the NHL. They've scored 51 goals while giving up 57 scores, which has them ranked 28th and 20th respectively. They have had 80 power play chances and scored 13 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 16%. That is 23rd in the league. The Canucks have given up 73 power play opportunities and surrendered 15 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking them 21st when short-handed. They average 29 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.81% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 15th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers are 25th in the league with a total of 20 points this season. They have 13 power play goals on 69 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 16th in the NHL. They've given up 72 power play opportunities and surrendered 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, ranking 24th overall. As a team, the Flyers are 23rd with a total of 56 goals scored while they've given up 56 goals this season, ranking 21st in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.58%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 14th overall in the NHL.
Vancouver has a Corsi percentage of 49.3% as they've tried 1,056 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 1,087 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 24th in Corsi percentage. They are 26th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48% as they have 787 shots while they've given up 851 attempts on defense. The Canucks start possessions in the offensive zone 51.9% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 48.1% for the year. That puts them 15th and 20th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 641 face-off wins as opposed to 604 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.5%. That is 9th overall in the NHL. On defense Vancouver has 333 hits and they've blocked 236 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 31st in the league.
The Flyers are 14th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.8% for the season, which is 19th in the NHL. They have 638 face-off wins compared to 588 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52%. That is 8th in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 391 hits and they have blocked 297 shots from the opposition, which is 10th in the league. Philadelphia is 9th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.1% as they've attempted 1,171 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,121 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.8% ranks 7th as they have 884 attempts while they have given up 824 shots on the defensive end.
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