Philadelphia Flyers at Montreal Canadiens NHL Parlay 2/26/2018
Monday, February 26, 2018
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens on Monday, February 26, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at -125 and the Canadiens at +113.
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Philadelphia has a record of 33-19-10 this year and away from home they have a record of 17-10-4-2. They are 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 188 goals and surrendered 178 goals for a point differential of +10. For the year they have an ATS mark of 33-29-0 and an over/under record of 33-27-0. Montreal has a record of 23-29-9, including 15-10-7-3 on home ice this year. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 157 goals and have given up 193 for a goal differential of -36. Their record against the spread is 23-38-0 while their over/under mark is 26-33-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 33-29-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 33-27-0 against the over/under this season
Important Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 23-38-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 26-33-0 against the over/under this season
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
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 Montreal Canadiens Injuries
12/18/17 D Shea Weber Foot IR (12/17)
10/22/17 RW Ales Hemsky Concussion IR (10/20)
02/23/18 GO Carey Price Concussion IR (02/20)
01/15/18 RW Andrew Shaw Lower Body IR (01/14)
Player SpotlightPetr Mrazek has 10 wins and 7 losses this season in goal for the Flyers. He has 678 shots against him and he's surrendered 61 goals. He's made 617 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Claude Giroux has scored 74 total points this year for the Flyers. He has 22 goals this season with 138 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 16%. He has a total of 52 assists on the year and averages 20.3 minutes played per contest. Jakub Voracek averages 19.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 7% by tallying 13 goals on 178 attempts. He has 56 assists, giving him a total of 69 points on the year.
Brendan Gallagher has 36 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 21 goals this year with 205 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 15 assists on the year and averages 15.6 minutes played per contest. Antti Niemi has 3 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has 388 shots against him and he's given up 42 goals. He's made 346 saves for a save percentage of 89%. Max Pacioretty averages 19.1 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 8% by scoring 17 goals on 210 attempts. He has 20 assists, giving him a total of 37 points on the year.
Useful Team StatisticsThe Flyers have given up 177 power play opportunities and surrendered 44 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75% this season. That is 29th in the league. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.60% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 22nd in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Flyers are 8th overall with 76 total points this year. They are 10th in the league with 188 goals and 18th in goals allowed with 178. They've had 206 power play chances and scored 44 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That is 8th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Canadiens are 29th with a total of 157 goals scored while they are 9th with 193 goals surrendered this season. They average 34 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 7.58%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 24th in the league. The Canadiens have a total of 55 points this season, which is 27th in the NHL. They have had 39 power play goals on 185 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 11th overall. They've given up 193 power play opportunities and surrendered 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking 26th when short-handed.
Philadelphia is 17th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.3%, as they've attempted 3,558 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,514 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.7% as they have 2,674 attempts while they have given up 2,600 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 14th in the league. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.3% of the time, which is 18th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.7% for the season. That is 15th overall in the NHL. They have 1,975 face-off wins compared to 1,734 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.2%. That ranks them 4th in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 1,290 hits and they have blocked 914 shots from the opposition, putting them 14th overall.
The Canadiens are 6th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.3% for the season, which is 26th in the NHL. They have 1,811 face-off wins compared to 1,953 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.1%. That is 28th in the league. On defense Montreal has 1,557 hits and they have blocked 1,038 shots from the opposition, which is 1st in the league. Montreal is 12th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.9% as they've attempted 3,842 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,704 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.2% ranks 12th as they have 2,800 attempts while they have given up 2,666 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Montreal +113 and under 5.5 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Montreal +113 and under 5.5 total goals
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