Philadelphia Flyers vs Edmonton Oilers Hockey Betting Tips 10/16/2019
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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Travis Konecny and the Philadelphia Flyers (2-0-1, 5th in the Metropolitan Division) go to Rogers Place on Wednesday where they'll meet the Edmonton Oilers (5-1-0, 1st in the Pacific Division). The odds on this game have the Flyers coming in at +122 and the Oilers are at -135. The over/under is set at 6. The Flyers cover 66.7% of the time, having gone 2-1 SU. Edmonton is covering 80.0% of the time, going 4-1 straight up.
The Philadelphia Flyers will look for better times on the ice after their 3 - 2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks in their previous game. The Flyers had a rough night on the offensive side of the ice in this loss. In this outing, they converted 2 of the 32 shots they put on net. Moreover, they had 3 power play chances and notched 1 goal out of those chances. Philadelphia earned a total of 4 penalty minutes while out there on the ice. The Corsi for the Flyers sat at 38 and the Corsi against at even strength was 36 which tells us they had a Corsi percentage of 51.4%. Their Fenwick sat at 24 while the Fenwick against was 25, which earned them a Fenwick percentage of 49.0%. They earned 25 face-off wins and were beaten on 27 attempts to control the puck. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 49.5% and they had a PDO of 92.2 for this matchup. In terms of their opponent's stats, the Vancouver Canucks racked up 24 shots. They had a total of 6 penalty minutes and they earned a total of 2 power play opportunities.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have 5 total points this season, which ranks them 19th in the NHL. They are 30th in the league in goals scored with 10 while they've given up 5 goals, ranking them 31st overall. They have had 10 power play opportunities and have scored 4 goals on those chances for a percentage of 40%. That is 2nd in the NHL. The Flyers have allowed 9 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 89%, putting them 7th in the league when short-handed. They average 35 shots per game and as a team shoot 9.62% for the season. They allow 27 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 94%. That puts them 4th in the league in stopping the puck.
The Edmonton Oilers faced off against the Chicago Blackhawks in an outing where the Oilers ended up taking the loss by a tally of 3 - 1. For this matchup, Edmonton wound up with a 41.3% Corsi rating. They wound up with that percentage by having a Corsi of 31 and the team opposite of them having a Corsi of 44. Their Fenwick rate was 37.0% by earning a Fenwick of 20 and the Blackhawks having earned a 34 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Edmonton played and you can safely assume that they'll look to improve in their next outing. They had a PDO of 87.0 and their percentage of oZS was 37.3%. The Oilers scored 1 goal out of the 28 shots on goal they pursued. They had 3 power play opportunities in this outing and netted 1 out of those tries. As for their opponent, the Blackhawks had 3 power play opportunities but were not able to use the chance to their advantage. Edmonton gave way to 35 shots on goal and the Blackhawks had a total of 8 minutes in the box.
Useful Team Statistics
The Oilers are 5th in the NHL with a total of 10 points this year. They have 8 power play goals on 20 opportunities for a percentage of 40%. That ranks them 3rd in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 20 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 95%. That is 2nd in the NHL. As a team, the Oilers are 10th in the league with 22 goals scored while they've given up 16 goals, which is 21st overall. They average 26 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 14.01%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 13th in the NHL.
Philadelphia is 2nd in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 55%, as they've attempted 122 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 100 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 56.5% as they have 91 attempts while they have given up 70 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 1st in the league. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 53.4% of the time, which is 8th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.6% for the season. That is 24th overall in the NHL. They have 87 face-off wins compared to 65 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 57.2%. That ranks them 1st in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 46 hits and they have blocked 30 shots from the opposition, putting them 31st overall.
The Oilers are 20th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 47.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 52.4% for the season, which is 12th in the NHL. They have 128 face-off wins compared to 141 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 47.6%. That is 24th in the league. On defense Edmonton has 99 hits and they have blocked 69 shots from the opposition, which is 4th in the league. Edmonton is 25th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 47.2% as they've attempted 202 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 226 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 48% ranks 24th as they have 145 attempts while they have given up 157 shots on the defensive end.
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