Pittsburgh Penguins at Philadelphia Flyers NHL Parlay 4/22/2018
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Wells Fargo Center
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The Pittsburgh Penguins head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, April 22, 2018 in Game 6 of their 1st round series. Pittsburgh leads the series 3-2. The opening line for this contest has the Penguins at -159 and the Flyers at +123.
Pittsburgh had a record of 47-29-6 this year and away from home they had a record of 17-20-4-2. They were 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. They tallied 272 goals and surrendered 250 goals for a point differential of +22. For the year they have an ATS mark of 50-37-0 and an over/under record of 48-34-0. Philadelphia had a regular season record of 42-26-14, including 22-13-6-3 on home ice this year. They finished 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They scored 251 goals and gave up 243 for a goal differential of +8. Their record against the spread is 44-43-0 while their over/under mark is 45-37-0.
Valuable Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 50-37-0 straight up this year
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 48-34-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 44-43-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 45-37-0 against the over/under this season
Key Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
04/21/18 RW Patric Hornqvist Upper Body is "?" Sunday vs Philadelphia
03/17/18 RW Carter Rowney Upper Body is out indefinitely
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
03/20/18 D Johnny Oduya Lower Body is out indefinitely
Matt Murray has 27 wins and 16 losses this season in goal for the Penguins. He has 1,423 shots against him and he's surrendered 133 goals. He's made 1,290 stops for a save percentage of 91%. Evgeni Malkin has scored 98 total points this year for the Penguins. He has 42 goals this season with 239 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 56 assists on the year and averages 19 minutes played per contest. Sidney Crosby averages 20.7 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 12% by tallying 29 goals on 247 attempts. He has 60 assists, giving him a total of 89 points on the year.
Claude Giroux has 102 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 34 goals this year with 193 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 18%. He has a total of 68 assists on the year and averages 20.4 minutes played per contest. Brian Elliott has 23 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has 1,228 shots against him and he's given up 112 goals. He's made 1,116 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Jakub Voracek averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 9% by scoring 20 goals on 228 attempts. He has 65 assists, giving him a total of 85 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Penguins have given up 265 power play opportunities and surrendered 53 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80% this season. That is 17th in the league. They average 34 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.64% for the year. They allow 31 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 25th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Penguins are 10th overall with 100 total points this year. They are 4th in the league with 272 goals and 12th in goals allowed with 250. They've had 260 power play chances and scored 68 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 26%. That is 1st in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Flyers are 13th with a total of 251 goals scored while they are 16th with 243 goals surrendered this season. They average 32 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.54%. As a unit they give up 30 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 22nd in the league. The Flyers have a total of 98 points this season, which is 13th in the NHL. They have had 54 power play goals on 261 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 15th overall. They've given up 223 power play opportunities and surrendered 54 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking 29th when short-handed.
Pittsburgh has a Corsi percentage of 51.7% as they've tried 4,944 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,628 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 5th in Corsi percentage. They are 6th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 52.4% as they have 3,793 shots while they've given up 3,444 attempts on defense. The Penguins start possessions in the offensive zone 53.3% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.7% for the year. That puts them 8th and 26th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 2,571 face-off wins as opposed to 2,546 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.2%. That is 16th overall in the NHL. On defense Pittsburgh has 1,951 hits and they've blocked 1,184 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 20th in the league.
The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 50.4% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.6% for the year. That ranks them 19th and 14th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,563 face-off wins as opposed to 2,249 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 53.3%. That is 4th in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 1,670 hits and they've blocked 1,230 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 12th in blocked shots. Philadelphia is ranked 12th in Corsi percentage with 50.5% as they've tried 4,764 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,665 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 13th in the NHL at 51.1%, as they have 3,596 shots while they've given up 3,435 attempts on defense.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Pittsburgh -159 and over 6 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Pittsburgh -159 and over 6 total goals
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