Carolina Hurricanes at Philadelphia Flyers NHL Picks & Predictions 4/5/2018
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The Carolina Hurricanes head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, April 5, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Hurricanes at +175 and the Flyers at -195.
Carolina has a record of 35-34-11 this year and away from home they have a record of 17-18-5-2. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 222 goals and surrendered 250 goals for a point differential of -28. For the year they have an ATS mark of 35-45-0 and an over/under record of 36-42-0. Philadelphia has a record of 40-26-14 including 20-13-6-3 on home ice this year. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 242 goals and have given up 240 for a goal differential of +2. Their record against the spread is 40-40-0 while their over/under mark is 43-35-0.
Valuable Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 35-45-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 36-42-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 40-40-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 43-35-0 against the over/under this season
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
04/04/18 D Justin Faulk Upper Body is "?" Thursday vs Philadelphia
03/22/18 D Brett Pesce Shoulder is out for season
03/22/18 C Victor Rask Shoulder is out for season
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
04/03/18 GO Michal Neuvirth Lower Body is "?" Thursday vs Carolina
03/20/18 D Johnny Oduya Lower Body is out indefinitely
02/13/18 GO Brian Elliott Abdominal IR (02/10)
Jeff Skinner has scored 48 total points this year for the Hurricanes. He has 24 goals this season with 273 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 24 assists on the year and averages 16.7 minutes played per contest. Teuvo Teravainen averages 16.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by tallying 23 goals on 182 attempts. He has 39 assists, giving him a total of 62 points on the year. Cam Ward has 22 wins and 14 losses this season in goal for the Hurricanes. He has 1,153 shots against him and he's surrendered 110 goals. He's made 1,043 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Claude Giroux has 97 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 30 goals this year with 186 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 67 assists on the year and averages 20.5 minutes played per contest. Jakub Voracek averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 19 goals on 225 attempts. He has 64 assists, giving him a total of 83 points on the year. Petr Mrazek has 14 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has 1,080 shots against him and he's given up 106 goals. He's made 974 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes have 81 total points this year, which is 21st in the NHL. They've scored 222 goals while giving up 250 scores, which has them ranked 23rd and 8th respectively. They have had 236 power play chances and scored 44 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 19%. That is 22nd in the league. The Hurricanes have given up 190 power play opportunities and surrendered 43 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking them 24th when short-handed. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 8.17% for the year. They allow 29 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 89%, which is 31st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers are 15th in the league with a total of 94 points this season. They have 53 power play goals on 259 chances for a percentage of 20%. That is 16th in the NHL. They've given up 221 power play opportunities and surrendered 54 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking 29th overall. As a team, the Flyers are 14th with a total of 242 goals scored while they've given up 240 goals this season, ranking 14th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.46%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 24th overall in the NHL.
Carolina is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55%, as they've attempted 5,163 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,217 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 54.3% as they have 3,835 attempts while they have given up 3,232 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 1st in the league. The Hurricanes start possessions in the offensive zone 57.5% of the time, which is 1st in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 42.5% for the season. That is 31st overall in the NHL. They have 2,522 face-off wins compared to 2,144 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 54.1%. That ranks them 1st in the league. On defense Carolina has 1,561 hits and they have blocked 985 shots from the opposition, putting them 31st overall.
The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the year. That ranks them 18th and 15th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,509 face-off wins as opposed to 2,191 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.4%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 1,638 hits and they've blocked 1,194 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 12th in blocked shots. Philadelphia is ranked 11th in Corsi percentage with 50.5% as they've tried 4,653 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,559 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 14th in the NHL at 51%, as they have 3,505 shots while they've given up 3,365 attempts on defense.
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