Philadelphia Flyers vs Boston Bruins Expert NHL Picks 11/10/2019
Sunday, November 10, 2019
TD Garden is the venue where Tuukka Rask and the Boston Bruins (11-3-2, 1st in the Atlantic Division) will take on the Philadelphia Flyers (8-5-2, 5th in the Metropolitan Division) on Sunday. The Bruins open this game at -286 while the Flyers are priced at +175. The O/U has been set at 6.5. The Flyers are covering 50.0% of the time, having gone 7-7 SU. Boston is covering 68.8% of the time, going 11-5 straight up.
The Philadelphia Flyers step onto the ice holding a record of 8 wins and 5 losses, ranking them 5th in the Metropolitan Division. So far this season, they have racked up a total of 49 goals which has them at 8th in the East and 15th in the league. Their goal differential is +3, ranking them 15th in the league. The Flyers have compiled a total of 18 pts, which has them at 20th in the league and 10th in the East. When talking about shots toward the net, they have compiled a total of 526 which has them at 7th in the Eastern Conference and 13th in the league. As a group, Philadelphia has obtained a total of 242 hits which means they have an average of 16.1 per game. They have compiled a total of 127 blocks for the season. The goalie for Philadelphia is Carter Hart from Lulea, Sweden. He is 21 years old and has played 511 minutes minding the goal for the campaign. Hart is conceding an average of 2.82 goals per game which has him placed 9th in the Eastern Conference and 23rd in the NHL among goaltenders. During this year, he's allowed 24 goals. His save % is .889 which has him placed 21st in the Eastern Conference.
The Philadelphia Flyers were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 3 - 2 win over the Montreal Canadiens in their last game. The Flyers had a middle of the road offensive performance in this win. For this matchup, they scored on 3 of the 43 shots they put on goal. Furthermore, they had 6 power play chances but weren't able to notch a goal in these power play chances. Philadelphia ended up with 0 penalty minutes in this outing. The Corsi for the Flyers sat at 40 and the Corsi against was 33 which earned them a Corsi percentage of 54.8%. Their Fenwick was 32 while the Fenwick against was 22, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 59.3%. They took 21 face-off wins at even strength and lost 18 of the face-offs. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 42.3% and they had a PDO at even strength of 99.7 for this matchup. When it comes to their opponent, the Montreal Canadiens earned a total of 24 shots. They had a total of 12 penalty minutes and they had 0 power play chances.
The Bruins will be looking to add points to their total and for the season they have 11 victories and 3 defeats. When discussing goal differential, they currently sit 1st in the East and 1st in the league with +19. They currently have a total of 58 goals for the year which is good for 2nd in the Eastern Conference. Boston has a save percentage as a team of .922 which currently has them ranked 3rd in the league, which means chances to score may be limited. They are shooting 11.2% which is good for 3rd in the East. In net for Boston is Tuukka Rask who is playing well this campaign by allowing only 1.99 goals per game and that places him 1st among East goalies and 2nd in the NHL. In the 603 mins he's been on the ice this season, he has allowed 20 goals. He holds a save % of .933, which has him ranking 2nd among East goalies and 4th in the NHL.
The Boston Bruins squared up with the Detroit Red Wings in an outing where the Bruins were on the wrong end of the score by a final of 4 - 2. In this game, Boston earned a 45.3% Corsi rating. They got to that percentage by earning a Corsi of 29 and their opponent having a Corsi of 35. They had a Fenwick percentage of 44.2% by earning a Fenwick of 19 and the Red Wings ending the game with a 24 Fenwick. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Boston had and it could be said that this team has had better games. They had a PDO at even strength of 97.2 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 64.1%. The Bruins scored 2 goals out of the 28 shots on goal they attempted. They had 4 power play chances in this game and scored 1 out of those attempts. Concerning their opponent, the Red Wings had 5 power play attempts and ended up scoring 2 goals. Boston gave up 32 shots on goal and the Red Wings earned 13 penalty mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Boston (-286)
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