New Jersey Devils vs Philadelphia Flyers Expert NHL Picks 10/9/2019
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
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The New Jersey Devils travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.
New Jersey has a record of 0-1-1 this season and on the road they have a record of 0-1-0. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 6 goals and given up 11 goals for a point differential of -5. For the season they have an ATS record of 0-2 and an over/under record of 2-0-0. Philadelphia is 1-0-0 this year. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 4 goals and surrendered 3 for a goal differential of +1. Their record against the spread is 1-0 while their over/under record is 1-0-0.
Valuable New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 0-2 straight up this year
The New Jersey Devils are 2-0-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 1-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 1-0-0 against the over/under this season
The New Jersey Devils were on the losing side of the ice with a 7 - 2 loss against the Buffalo Sabres in their last game. The Devils didn't have their best offensive outing in this loss. For this matchup, they earned a goal on 2 of the 20 shots they looked to score on. Furthermore, they had 2 power play chances but weren't able to net one. New Jersey racked up a total of 20 penalty mins in this game. The Corsi for the Devils was 71 and the Corsi against at even strength was 75 telling us they have a Corsi percentage of 48.6%. Their Fenwick was 60 while the Fenwick against sat at 59, which means they had a rate of 50.4%. They took 39 face-off wins and were beaten on 39 tries to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 30.4% and they had a PDO of 101.2 for this matchup. When it comes to their opponent, the Buffalo Sabres earned 36 shots. They ended the game with 16 minutes in the box and they earned 4 power play opportunities.
The Philadelphia Flyers played the Chicago Blackhawks in a game where the Flyers earned a win by a score of 4 - 3. For this matchup, Philadelphia earned a 53.0% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 44 and their opponent having a Corsi of 39. Their Fenwick rate came in at 59.4% by earning a Fenwick of 38 and the Blackhawks having a 26 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Philadelphia had and it tells us that they played really well in this game. They had a PDO of 102.8 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 59.2%. The Flyers notched 4 goals out of the 38 shots on goal they pursued. They had 3 power play attempts in this outing and netted 1 out of those tries. Concerning their opponent, the Blackhawks had 2 power play attempts and were able to tally 1 goal on that chance. Philadelphia gave way to 31 shots on goal and the Blackhawks racked up a total of 6 minutes in the box.
Useful Team Statistics
The Devils have 1 total point this season, which ranks them 23rd in the NHL. They are 18th in the league in goals scored with 6 while they've given up 11 goals, ranking them 5th overall. They have had 4 power play opportunities and have scored 0 goals on those chances for a percentage of 0%. That is 26th in the NHL. The Devils have allowed 6 power play opportunities and have given up 3 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 50%, putting them 31st in the league when short-handed. They average 30 shots per game and as a team shoot 10.17% for the season. They allow 33 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 83%. That puts them 30th in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers are 17th in the NHL with a total of 2 points this year. They have 1 power play goal on 3 opportunities for a percentage of 33%. That ranks them 6th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 2 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 50%. That is 30th in the NHL. As a team, the Flyers are 25th in the league with 4 goals scored while they've given up 3 goals, which is 26th overall. They average 38 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.53%. As a team they give up 31 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%. That is 17th in the NHL.
New Jersey is 28th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 41.9%, as they've attempted 112 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 155 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 42.4% as they have 97 attempts while they have given up 132 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 25th in the league. The Devils start possessions in the offensive zone 29.3% of the time, which is 30th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 70.7% for the season. That is 2nd overall in the NHL. They have 60 face-off wins compared to 58 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.8%. That ranks them 17th in the league. On defense New Jersey has 40 hits and they have blocked 23 shots from the opposition, putting them 26th overall.
The Flyers are 4th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 59.2% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 40.8% for the season, which is 28th in the NHL. They have 31 face-off wins compared to 16 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 66%. That is 1st in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 14 hits and they have blocked 13 shots from the opposition, which is 29th in the league. Philadelphia is 10th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 53% as they've attempted 44 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 39 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 59.4% ranks 5th as they have 38 attempts while they have given up 26 shots on the defensive end.
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