Philadelphia Flyers at Detroit Red Wings NHL Picks & Predictions 3/20/2018
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to Little Ceasars Arena to take on the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at -145 and the Red Wings at +131.
Philadelphia has a record of 37-25-11 this year and away from home they have a record of 19-12-5-3. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 218 goals and surrendered 215 goals for a point differential of +3. For the year they have an ATS mark of 37-36-0 and an over/under record of 38-33-0. Detroit has a record of 26-35-11 including 13-14-8-1 on home ice this year. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 184 goals and have given up 224 for a goal differential of -40. Their record against the spread is 26-46-0 while their over/under mark is 28-42-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 37-36-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 38-33-0 against the over/under this season
Important Detroit Red Wings Betting Trends
The Detroit Red Wings are 26-46-0 straight up this year
The Detroit Red Wings are 28-42-0 against the over/under this season
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/19/18 LW Michael Raffl Upper Body is out indefinitely
03/18/18 D Johnny Oduya Lower Body is "?" Tuesday vs Detroit
02/20/18 GO Michal Neuvirth Lower Body IR (02/18)
02/13/18 GO Brian Elliott Abdominal IR (02/10)
Key Detroit Red Wings Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jakub Voracek has scored 78 total points this year for the Flyers. He has 18 goals this season with 211 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 60 assists on the year and averages 19.5 minutes played per contest. Claude Giroux averages 20.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by tallying 26 goals on 164 attempts. He has 58 assists, giving him a total of 84 points on the year. Petr Mrazek has 13 wins and 12 losses this season in goal for the Flyers. He has 924 shots against him and he's surrendered 90 goals. He's made 834 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Henrik Zetterberg has 47 total points this season for the Red Wings. He has 10 goals this year with 154 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 37 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Anthony Mantha averages 17.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 23 goals on 169 attempts. He has 18 assists, giving him a total of 41 points on the year. Jimmy Howard has 18 wins and 25 losses this season in net for the Red Wings. He has 1,556 shots against him and he's given up 141 goals. He's made 1,415 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have 85 total points this year, which is 13th in the NHL. They've scored 218 goals while giving up 215 scores, which has them ranked 13th and 16th respectively. They have had 242 power play chances and scored 48 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 20%. That is 18th in the league. The Flyers have given up 205 power play opportunities and surrendered 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking them 27th when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.38% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, which is 22nd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Red Wings are 27th in the league with a total of 63 points this season. They have 37 power play goals on 209 chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 23rd in the NHL. They've given up 226 power play opportunities and surrendered 49 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, ranking 22nd overall. As a team, the Red Wings are 28th with a total of 184 goals scored while they've given up 224 goals this season, ranking 10th in goals against. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.46%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 23rd overall in the NHL.
Philadelphia is 12th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.7%, as they've attempted 4,233 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,123 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.1% as they have 3,183 attempts while they have given up 3,052 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 13th in the league. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.8% of the time, which is 15th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.2% for the season. That is 18th overall in the NHL. They have 2,312 face-off wins compared to 2,009 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.5%. That ranks them 2nd in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 1,514 hits and they have blocked 1,071 shots from the opposition, putting them 14th overall.
The Red Wings start possessions in the offensive zone 50.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the year. That ranks them 17th and 12th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,133 face-off wins as opposed to 2,257 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.6%. That is 21st in the league. On defense Detroit has 1,446 hits and they've blocked 1,005 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 22nd in blocked shots. Detroit is ranked 20th in Corsi percentage with 48.6% as they've tried 3,945 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,169 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 19th in the NHL at 49%, as they have 3,041 shots while they've given up 3,164 attempts on defense.
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