New Jersey Devils at Philadelphia Flyers NHL Picks & Predictions 1/20/2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The New Jersey Devils head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Devils at +113 and the Flyers at -125.
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New Jersey has a record of 24-12-8 this year and away from home they have a record of 11-6-5-3. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 141 goals and surrendered 134 goals for a point differential of +7. For the year they have an ATS mark of 24-20-0 and an over/under record of 25-18-0. Philadelphia has a record of 21-16-8 including 12-8-4-1 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 132 goals and have given up 132 for a goal differential of 0. Their record against the spread is 21-24-0 while their over/under mark is 24-19-0.
Valuable New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 24-20-0 straight up this year
The New Jersey Devils are 25-18-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 21-24-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 24-19-0 against the over/under this season
Key New Jersey Devils Injuries
11/15/17 D Mirco Mueller Collarbone IR (11/12)
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
10/15/17 GO Anthony Stolarz Knee IR (10/03)
Nico Hischier has scored 28 total points this year for the Devils. He has 8 goals this season with 103 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 8%. He has a total of 20 assists on the year and averages 16.4 minutes played per contest. Jesper Bratt averages 16.3 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by tallying 11 goals on 63 attempts. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 29 points on the year. Cory Schneider has 17 wins and 9 losses this season in goal for the Devils. He has 1,058 shots against him and he's surrendered 90 goals. He's made 968 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Jakub Voracek has 53 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 8 goals this year with 144 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 6%. He has a total of 45 assists on the year and averages 19.5 minutes played per contest. Claude Giroux averages 20.4 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 14 goals on 90 attempts. He has 40 assists, giving him a total of 54 points on the year. Brian Elliott has 17 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has 1,057 shots against him and he's given up 99 goals. He's made 958 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Devils have 56 total points this year, which is 9th in the NHL. They've scored 141 goals while giving up 134 scores, which has them ranked 10th and 13th respectively. They have had 139 power play chances and scored 30 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 7th in the league. The Devils have given up 153 power play opportunities and surrendered 26 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83%, ranking them 11th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.22% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is 20th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers are 22nd in the league with a total of 50 points this season. They have 33 power play goals on 156 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 9th in the NHL. They've given up 139 power play opportunities and surrendered 35 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking 29th overall. As a team, the Flyers are 17th with a total of 132 goals scored while they've given up 132 goals this season, ranking 15th in goals against. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.19%. As a unit they give up 31 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 21st overall in the NHL.
New Jersey has a Corsi percentage of 47.9% as they've tried 2,408 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 2,617 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 24th in Corsi percentage. They are 20th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 48.9% as they have 1,874 shots while they've given up 1,956 attempts on defense. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 48.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.7% for the year. That puts them 28th and 8th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,307 face-off wins as opposed to 1,456 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.3%. That is 29th overall in the NHL. On defense New Jersey has 928 hits and they've blocked 661 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 18th in the league.
The Flyers are 16th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.5% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.5% for the season, which is 12th in the NHL. They have 1,450 face-off wins compared to 1,294 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.8%. That is 2nd in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 936 hits and they have blocked 654 shots from the opposition, which is 19th in the league. Philadelphia is 13th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.5% as they've attempted 2,605 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,558 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.6% ranks 14th as they have 1,947 attempts while they have given up 1,904 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Devils/Flyers NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take New Jersey +113
Guy's Pick: Take New Jersey +113
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