Philadelphia Flyers at Nashville Predators NHL Picks & Predictions 1/1/2019
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Nashville Predators on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Philadelphia has a record of 15-17-5 this year. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 110 goals and surrendered 133 goals for a point differential of -23. For the year they have an ATS mark of 15-22-0 and an over/under record of 21-16-0. Nashville has a record of 22-15-2 this season. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They have scored 114 goals and given up 101 for a goal differential of +13. Their record against the spread is 22-17-0 while their over/under mark is 18-20-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 15-22-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 21-16-0 against the over/under this season
Important Nashville Predators Betting Trends
The Nashville Predators are 22-17-0 straight up this year
The Nashville Predators are 18-20-0 against the over/under this season
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
12/28/18 C Nolan Patrick Upper Body is out indefinitely
12/17/18 GO Anthony Stolarz Lower Body is out 2-4 weeks
11/16/18 GO Brian Elliott Lower Body is out indefinitely
10/30/18 C Corban Knight Upper Body IR (10/28)
10/03/18 D Samuel Morin Knee IR (10/03)
Key Nashville Predators Injuries
12/29/18 C Colton Sissons Ankle IR (12/29)
12/29/18 C Kyle Turris Lower Body is questionable Monday vs Washington
12/27/18 D Yannick Weber Undisclosed IR (12/27)
12/02/18 LW Filip Forsberg Upper Body is out 4-6 weeks
Jakub Voracek has scored 29 total points this year for the Flyers. He has 9 goals this season with 93 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 20 assists on the year and averages 18.6 minutes played per contest. Claude Giroux averages 20.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 11% by tallying 13 goals on 119 attempts. He has 31 assists, giving him a total of 44 points on the year. Carter Hart has 2 wins and 2 losses this season in goal for the Flyers. He has 109 shots against him and he's surrendered 9 goals. He's made 100 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Ryan Johansen has 31 total points this season for the Predators. He has 6 goals this year with 62 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 25 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. Roman Josi averages 25.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by scoring 7 goals on 142 attempts. He has 21 assists, giving him a total of 28 points on the year. Pekka Rinne has 14 wins and 10 losses this season in net for the Predators. He has 741 shots against him and he's given up 58 goals. He's made 683 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have 35 total points this year, which is 26th in the NHL. They've scored 110 goals while giving up 133 scores, which has them ranked 21st and 4th respectively. They have had 109 power play chances and scored 14 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 13%. That is 31st in the league. The Flyers have given up 121 power play opportunities and surrendered 31 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%, ranking them 29th when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.35% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 88%, which is 31st in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Predators are 12th in the league with a total of 46 points this season. They have 20 power play goals on 134 chances for a percentage of 15%. That is 25th in the NHL. They've given up 124 power play opportunities and surrendered 24 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%, ranking 12th overall. As a team, the Predators are 17th with a total of 114 goals scored while they've given up 101 goals this season, ranking 31st in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 8.96%. As a unit they give up 29 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 10th overall in the NHL.
Philadelphia is 7th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52%, as they've attempted 2,181 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,013 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 52.5% as they have 1,641 attempts while they have given up 1,487 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 7th in the league. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 49.6% of the time, which is 19th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 50.4% for the season. That is 14th overall in the NHL. They have 1,183 face-off wins compared to 940 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 55.7%. That ranks them 1st in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 839 hits and they have blocked 526 shots from the opposition, putting them 24th overall.
The Predators are 7th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.9% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.1% for the season, which is 24th in the NHL. They have 1,267 face-off wins compared to 1,156 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 52.3%. That is 3rd in the league. On defense Nashville has 692 hits and they have blocked 489 shots from the opposition, which is 29th in the league. Nashville is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53.9% as they've attempted 2,341 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,003 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 53.9% ranks 3rd as they have 1,768 attempts while they have given up 1,514 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Flyers/Predators NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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