Columbus Blue Jackets vs Philadelphia Flyers NHL Parlay 10/26/2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
Carter Hart and the Philadelphia Flyers (4-3-1, 6th in the Metropolitan Division) host the Columbus Blue Jackets (5-3-2, 4th in the Metropolitan Division) at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The Blue Jackets open this contest at +130 while the Flyers are coming in at -144. The total opens at 6. The Blue Jackets cover 50.0% of the time, having gone 5-5 SU. Philadelphia is covering 50.0% of the time, going 4-4 straight up.
The Columbus Blue Jackets head into this game holding a record of 5 victories and 3 losses, which puts them at 4th in the Metropolitan Division. So far this year, they have racked up a total of 26 goals which is good for 10th in the Eastern Conference and 20th in the league. Their goal differential is -6, which puts them at 23rd in the league. The Blue Jackets have earned a total of 12 pts, which is good for 14th in the league and 8th in the Eastern Conference. Regarding shots at the opposing goalie, they have earned a total of 344 which is good for 5th in the conference and 9th in the league. As a group, Columbus has a total of 153 hits which means they have an average of 15.3 per contest. They have earned a total of 121 blocks for the year. The man protecting the goal for Columbus is Joonas Korpisalo from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is 25 years old and has totaled 486 mins protecting the goal for the season. Korpisalo is conceding an average of 2.72 goals per contest which has him sitting 10th among Eastern Conference goalies and 22nd among goaltenders in the NHL. During this year, he's given up 22 goals. He's earned a save % of .901 which has him sitting 17th among Eastern Conference goalies.
The Columbus Blue Jackets were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 4 - 3 win against the Carolina Hurricanes their last time out. The Blue Jackets had a impressive offensive outing in this victory. In their game, they earned a goal on 4 out of the 31 shots they put on goal. They also had 2 power play opportunities but didn't net one. Columbus earned a total of 8 penalty mins for this matchup. The Corsi for the Blue Jackets was 31 and the Corsi against at even strength was 38 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 44.9%. Their Fenwick was 21 and the Fenwick against sat at 24, which tells us they had a rate of 46.7%. They won 20 face-off wins and lost 15 tries to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 63.6% and they had a PDO of 108.3 in this game. With regard to the opposition's stats, the Carolina Hurricanes racked up 24 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 6 penalty minutes and they had 3 power play attempts.
The Flyers are the team looking to add points to their total and for the campaign they sit with 4 wins and 3 losses. In the matter of goal differential, they currently sit 5th in the conference and 11th in the league with +4. They have compiled a total of 25 goals for this year which is good for 11th in the East. Philadelphia has a team save % of .902 which has them 16th in the league, meaning there should be some opportunities to score. They have a shooting percentage of 9.0% ranking them 11th in the Eastern Conference. In goal for Philadelphia is Carter Hart who is having a marginal year by allowing 2.59 goals per game and that ranks him 6th among East goalies and 18th among goaltenders in the NHL. In the 278 mins he's played, he has surrendered 12 goals. He holds a save % of .890, which has him placed 21st among East goalies and 40th among goaltenders in the NHL.
The Philadelphia Flyers played the Chicago Blackhawks in an outing where the Flyers notched a win by a score of 4 - 1. In this matchup, Philadelphia wound up with a 38.8% Corsi rating. They ended up with that by earning a Corsi of 26 while their opponent earned a Corsi of 41. Their Fenwick rate came in at 41.3% with a Fenwick of 19 and the Blackhawks ending the game with a 27 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Philadelphia played and it was a good performance overall. They had a PDO of 121.7 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 36.6%. The Flyers notched 4 goals out of the 23 shots on goal they tried. They had 2 power play opportunities in this game but didn't put one in the back of the net. As for the opposition, the Blackhawks had 4 power play chances but were not able to score a goal. Philadelphia conceded 24 shots on goal and the Blackhawks ended up with a total of 4 penalty mins.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Columbus (+130)
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