Philadelphia Flyers at Florida Panthers NHL Picks & Predictions 3/4/2018
Sunday, March 4, 2018
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to BB&T Center to take on the Florida Panthers on Sunday, March 4, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at -120 and the Panthers at +109.
Philadelphia has a record of 34-20-10 this year and away from home they have a record of 18-10-4-2. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They have tallied 190 goals and surrendered 182 goals for a point differential of +8. For the year they have an ATS mark of 34-30-0 and an over/under record of 33-29-0. Florida has a record of 31-25-6 including 18-9-3-2 on home ice this year. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 185 goals and have given up 198 for a goal differential of -13. Their record against the spread is 31-31-0 while their over/under mark is 32-30-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 34-30-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 33-29-0 against the over/under this season
Important Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 31-31-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 32-30-0 against the over/under this season
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/01/18 D Johnny Oduya Visa Issues is "?" Saturday vs Tampa Bay
02/20/18 GO Michal Neuvirth Lower Body IR (02/18)
02/20/18 RW Wayne Simmonds Upper Body IR (02/19)
02/13/18 GO Brian Elliott Abdominal IR (02/10)
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
02/26/18 C Denis Malgin MCL is out indefinitely
02/17/18 C Frank Vatrano Lower Body IR (02/06)
Claude Giroux has scored 75 total points this year for the Flyers. He has 22 goals this season with 142 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 53 assists on the year and averages 20.3 minutes played per contest. Jakub Voracek averages 19.6 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by tallying 13 goals on 180 attempts. He has 56 assists, giving him a total of 69 points on the year. Petr Mrazek has 11 wins and 8 losses this season in goal for the Flyers. He has 741 shots against him and he's surrendered 65 goals. He's made 676 stops for a save percentage of 91%.
Vincent Trocheck has 57 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 24 goals this year with 219 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 33 assists on the year and averages 21.5 minutes played per contest. Jonathan Huberdeau averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 19 goals on 150 attempts. He has 38 assists, giving him a total of 57 points on the year. Roberto Luongo has 11 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has 718 shots against him and he's given up 52 goals. He's made 666 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have 78 total points this year, which is 10th in the NHL. They've scored 190 goals while giving up 182 scores, which has them ranked 15th and 21st respectively. They have had 211 power play chances and scored 44 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 12th in the league. The Flyers have given up 179 power play opportunities and surrendered 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking them 28th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.44% for the year. They allow 30 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 Panthers are 21st in the league with a total of 68 points this season. They have 37 power play goals on 194 chances for a percentage of 19%. That is 20th in the NHL. They've given up 186 power play opportunities and surrendered 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 22nd overall. As a team, the Panthers are 19th with a total of 185 goals scored while they've given up 198 goals this season, ranking 8th in goals against. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.70%. As a unit they give up 35 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 18th overall in the NHL.
Philadelphia is 17th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.3%, as they've attempted 3,667 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,623 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.7% as they have 2,756 attempts while they have given up 2,682 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 14th in the league. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.1% of the time, which is 17th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.9% for the season. That is 15th overall in the NHL. They have 2,033 face-off wins compared to 1,780 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.3%. That ranks them 4th in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 1,334 hits and they have blocked 941 shots from the opposition, putting them 16th overall.
The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.1% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.9% for the year. That ranks them 29th and 5th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,017 face-off wins as opposed to 1,933 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.1%. That is 10th in the league. On defense Florida has 1,228 hits and they've blocked 865 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 29th in blocked shots. Florida is ranked 15th in Corsi percentage with 49.6% as they've tried 3,688 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,744 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 16th in the NHL at 50%, as they have 2,878 shots while they've given up 2,879 attempts on defense.
Who will win tonight's Flyers/Panthers NHL game against the spread? Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia -120
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia -120
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