Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins NHL Parlay 3/17/2019
Sunday, March 17, 2019
PPG Paints Arena
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to PPG Paints Arena to take on the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, March 17, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Flyers at +165 and the Penguins at -225.
Philadelphia has a record of 34-29-8 this year. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They've tallied 218 goals and surrendered 239 goals for a point differential of -21. For the year they have an ATS mark of 34-37-0 and an over/under record of 39-31-0. Pittsburgh has a record of 39-23-9 this season. They are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 246 goals and given up 211 for a goal differential of +35. Their record against the spread is 39-32-0 while their over/under mark is 33-33-0.
Valuable Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 34-37-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 39-31-0 against the over/under this season
Important Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 39-32-0 straight up this year
The Pittsburgh Penguins are 33-33-0 against the over/under this season
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
10/03/18 D Samuel Morin Knee IR (10/03)
03/15/19 RW Ryan Hartman Illness is questionable Sunday vs Pittsburgh
03/13/19 RW Jakub Voracek Suspension is out 2 games
01/12/19 GO Michal Neuvirth Undisclosed IR (01/12)
Key Pittsburgh Penguins Injuries
03/15/19 D Kris Letang Upper Body is downgraded to out Saturday vs St. Louis
03/15/19 C Zach Aston-Reese Lower Body is out indefinitely
02/27/19 RW Bryan Rust Lower Body is out indefinitely
02/27/19 D Chad Ruhwedel Upper Body is out indefinitely
02/12/19 D Olli Maatta Upper Body IR (02/12)
Carter Hart has 13 wins and 9 losses this season in goal for the Flyers. He has 693 shots against him and he's surrendered 59 goals. He's made 634 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Sean Couturier has scored 67 total points this year for the Flyers. He has 28 goals this season with 191 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 39 assists on the year and averages 22 minutes played per contest. Claude Giroux averages 21.4 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by tallying 20 goals on 201 attempts. He has 56 assists, giving him a total of 76 points on the year.
Phil Kessel has 72 total points this season for the Penguins. He has 24 goals this year with 182 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 48 assists on the year and averages 18.1 minutes played per contest. Matt Murray has 24 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Penguins. He has 1,256 shots against him and he's given up 104 goals. He's made 1,152 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Sidney Crosby averages 20.9 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 33 goals on 193 attempts. He has 59 assists, giving him a total of 92 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have given up 206 power play opportunities and surrendered 45 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78% this season. That is 26th in the league. They average 31 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.80% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 90%, ranking them 27th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Flyers are 18th overall with 76 total points this year. They are 11th in the league with 218 goals and 5th in goals allowed with 239. They've had 205 power play chances and scored 34 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That is 23rd in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Penguins are 5th with a total of 246 goals scored while they are 16th with 211 goals surrendered this season. They average 33 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.63%. As a unit they give up 33 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 6th in the league. The Penguins have a total of 87 points this season, which is 8th in the NHL. They have had 52 power play goals on 198 chances for a percentage of 26%. That is 3rd overall. They've given up 199 power play opportunities and surrendered 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 17th when short-handed.
Philadelphia is 16th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.6%, as they've attempted 4,105 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,174 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.1% as they have 3,069 attempts while they have given up 3,062 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 15th 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 7th overall in the NHL. They have 2,292 face-off wins compared to 1,871 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 55.1%. That ranks them 1st in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 1,533 hits and they have blocked 1,112 shots from the opposition, putting them 4th overall.
The Penguins are 23rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.3% for the season, which is 9th in the NHL. They have 2,136 face-off wins compared to 2,125 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.1%. That is 15th in the league. On defense Pittsburgh has 2,066 hits and they have blocked 1,089 shots from the opposition, which is 8th in the league. Pittsburgh is 18th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49% as they've attempted 4,092 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 4,267 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 49.4% ranks 17th as they have 3,098 attempts while they have given up 3,178 shots on the defensive end.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia +165 and over 6.5 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia +165 and over 6.5 total goals
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