Detroit Red Wings vs Philadelphia Flyers NHL Betting Tips 11/29/2019
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Friday, November 29, 2019
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+184) Flyers (-205)
Jonathan Bernier and the Detroit Red Wings (7-17-3, 8th in the Atlantic Division) go to Wells Fargo Center on Friday where they'll meet the Philadelphia Flyers (13-7-5, 5th in the Metropolitan Division). The moneyline on this matchup has the Red Wings coming in at +184 and the Flyers are at -205. The total opens at 6. The Red Wings cover 25.9% of the time, having gone 7-20 SU. Philadelphia covers 45.5% of the time, going 10-12 straight up.
The Detroit Red Wings head into this game holding a record of 7 victories and 17 losses, putting them at 8th in the Atlantic Division. Thus far in the season, they have converted a total of 59 goals which has them ranked at 15th in the Eastern Conference and 30th in the NHL. Their goal differential is -44, putting them at 31st in the NHL. The Red Wings have compiled a total of 17 points, which has them ranked at 31st in the NHL and 16th in the East. Regarding shots at the opposition, they have compiled a total of 784 which has them ranked at 9th in the conference and 17th in the NHL. As a group, Detroit currently has a total of 402 hits which has them averaging 14.9 per contest. They have compiled a total of 289 blocks for the year. Protecting the goal for Detroit is Jonathan Bernier from Pori, Finland. He is 31 years old and has played a total of 887 minutes minding the goal for the season. Bernier is allowing 3.32 GAA which has him ranking 20th among East goalies and 41st among goalies in the NHL. During this year, he has surrendered 49 goals. He has a save % of .893 which has him ranking 22nd among East goalies.
The Detroit Red Wings had a rough game after their 6 - 0 defeat to the Toronto Maple Leafs in their previous game. The Red Wings didn't have a great showing offensively in this loss. In this matchup, they netted 0 of the 25 shots they tried. They also had 1 power play attempt but weren't able to notch a goal in these power play chances. Detroit earned 2 penalty mins for this game. The Corsi for the Red Wings sat at 36 and the Corsi against was 62 which tells us they had a Corsi percentage of 36.7%. Their Fenwick sat at 31 while the Fenwick against was 52, which means they earned a rate of 37.3%. They earned 22 face-off wins at even strength and lost 28 of all total face-offs. Their offensive zone starts came in at 31.4% and they had a PDO at even strength of 88.1 in this one. In discussing stats from the opponent, the Toronto Maple Leafs racked up 54 shots. They had a total of 0 penalty minutes and they notched 1 power play attempt.
The Flyers will be the team across the ice and for the year they have 13 victories and 7 defeats. Regarding goal differential, they are ranked 8th in the Eastern Conference and 14th in the league with +3. They have a total of 72 goals for this year which is good for 10th in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia has a save percentage as a team of .904 which has them sitting 19th in the league, which tells us scoring chances could be there if they are opportunistic. They have a shooting percentage of 8.7% which is good for 13th in the Eastern Conference. In net for Philadelphia is Carter Hart who is having an ok year by giving up 2.54 goals per game and that has him 5th in the East and 11th in the NHL among goaltenders. In the 852 minutes he has played, he's allowed 36 goals. He has a save % of .900, which ranks him 20th in the East and 37th in the NHL among goaltenders.
The Philadelphia Flyers squared up with the Columbus Blue Jackets in an outing where the Flyers notched a victory by a mark of 3 - 2. In their game, Philadelphia had a 45.0% Corsi rating. They wound up with that percentage by having a Corsi of 27 while their opponent had a Corsi of 33. Their Fenwick percentage was 38.6% with a Fenwick of 17 and the Blue Jackets ending the game with a 27 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Philadelphia played and it tells us they had an average game overall. Their PDO was 108.2 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 59.3%. The Flyers notched 3 goals out of the 22 shots on goal they took. They had 5 power play chances in this one and were able to net 1 out of those chances. Concerning their opponent, the Blue Jackets had 1 power play attempt but weren't able to put the puck in the net. Philadelphia conceded 30 shots on goal and the Blue Jackets had a total of 20 minutes in the box.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit (+184) and over the total goals
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