Philadelphia Flyers at Montreal Canadiens NHL Betting Tips 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to Bell Centre to take on the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at +110 and the Canadiens at -130.
Philadelphia has a record of 18-23-6 this year. They are 8th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 134 goals and surrendered 167 goals for a point differential of -33. For the year they have an ATS mark of 18-29-0 and an over/under record of 25-22-0. Montreal has a record of 26-17-5 this season. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have scored 146 goals and given up 142 for a goal differential of +4. Their record against the spread is 26-22-0 while their over/under mark is 21-25-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 18-29-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 25-22-0 against the over/under this season
Important Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends
The Montreal Canadiens are 26-22-0 straight up this year
The Montreal Canadiens are 21-25-0 against the over/under this season
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
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)
01/12/19 GO Michal Neuvirth Undisclosed IR (01/12)
Key Montreal Canadiens Injuries
01/16/19 LW Paul Byron Suspension 3-game suspension (elgible to return 2/2 vs New Jersey)
01/03/19 RW Andrew Shaw Neck IR (01/03)
Jakub Voracek has scored 38 total points this year for the Flyers. He has 11 goals this season with 115 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 27 assists on the year and averages 18.4 minutes played per contest. Claude Giroux averages 20.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by tallying 14 goals on 141 attempts. He has 38 assists, giving him a total of 52 points on the year. Carter Hart has 5 wins and 5 losses this season in goal for the Flyers. He has 331 shots against him and he's surrendered 28 goals. He's made 303 stops for a save percentage of 92%.
Tomas Tatar has 34 total points this season for the Canadiens. He has 14 goals this year with 119 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 20 assists on the year and averages 16.3 minutes played per contest. Max Domi averages 17.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by scoring 15 goals on 106 attempts. He has 26 assists, giving him a total of 41 points on the year. Carey Price has 18 wins and 13 losses this season in net for the Canadiens. He has 1,058 shots against him and he's given up 93 goals. He's made 965 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have 42 total points this year, which is 28th in the NHL. They've scored 134 goals while giving up 167 scores, which has them ranked 24th and 3rd respectively. They have had 141 power play chances and scored 19 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 13%. That is 30th in the league. The Flyers have given up 151 power play opportunities and surrendered 36 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%, ranking them 28th when short-handed. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.12% 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 Canadiens are 12th in the league with a total of 57 points this season. They have 20 power play goals on 155 chances for a percentage of 13%. That is 31st in the NHL. They've given up 159 power play opportunities and surrendered 33 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 79%, ranking 19th overall. As a team, the Canadiens are 13th with a total of 146 goals scored while they've given up 142 goals this season, ranking 13th in goals against. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.13%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 14th overall in the NHL.
Philadelphia is 9th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.3%, as they've attempted 2,758 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,623 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 51.7% as they have 2,063 attempts while they have given up 1,930 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 9th in the league. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.6% of the time, which is 24th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.4% for the season. That is 8th overall in the NHL. They have 1,548 face-off wins compared to 1,198 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 56.4%. That ranks them 1st in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 1,032 hits and they have blocked 693 shots from the opposition, putting them 12th overall.
The Canadiens are 10th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.5% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.5% for the season, which is 22nd in the NHL. They have 1,391 face-off wins compared to 1,533 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.6%. That is 30th in the league. On defense Montreal has 1,297 hits and they have blocked 705 shots from the opposition, which is 9th in the league. Montreal is 6th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.8% as they've attempted 3,071 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 2,746 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 51.9% ranks 7th as they have 2,199 attempts while they have given up 2,041 shots on the defensive end.
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