Philadelphia Flyers vs Florida Panthers NHL Point Spread Picks 11/19/2019
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Florida Panthers
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Location: BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+122) Panthers (-135)
Carter Hart and the Philadelphia Flyers (10-6-4, 5th in the Metropolitan Division) go to BB&T Center on Tuesday where they'll meet the Florida Panthers (10-5-5, 3rd in the Atlantic Division). The Panthers open this matchup at -135 while the Flyers are coming in at +122. The O/U is set at 6.5. The Flyers are covering 41.2% of the time, having gone 7-10 SU. The Panthers are covering 41.2% of the time, going 7-10 straight up.
The Philadelphia Flyers head into this game holding a record of 10 victories and 6 losses, which is good for 5th in the Metropolitan Division. So far this year, they have racked up a total of 58 goals which puts them at 11th in the Eastern Conference and 19th in the NHL. Their goal differential is +2, which is good for 16th in the NHL. The Flyers currently have a total of 24 points, which puts them at 13th in the NHL and 8th in the conference. When talking about shots at the opposing goalie, they currently have a total of 676 which puts them at 6th in the Eastern Conference and 11th in the NHL. As a group, Philadelphia has collected a total of 334 hits which means they have an average of 16.7 per game. They currently have a total of 180 blocks for the year. The man in goal for Philadelphia is Carter Hart from Lulea, Sweden. He is 21 years old and has been on the ice a total of 697 minutes protecting the goal for the season. Hart is allowing an average of 2.50 GAA which has him ranking 4th in the Eastern Conference and 11th among goaltenders in the NHL. Over the course of this year, he has given up 29 goals. His save percentage is .903 which has him ranking 17th in the Eastern Conference.
The Philadelphia Flyers will look to clean up some issues after taking a 4 - 3 loss against the New York Islanders their last time out. The Flyers offense showed they have some room for improvement in this defeat. For this game, they netted 3 out of the 31 shots they put on goal. Moreover, they had 3 power play opportunities and scored 1 goal out of those opportunities. Philadelphia ended up with 6 penalty minutes in this outing. The Corsi for the Flyers was 33 and the Corsi against was 44 telling us they have a Corsi percentage of 42.9%. Their Fenwick sat at 25 and the Fenwick against was 31, which earned them a Fenwick percentage of 44.6%. They earned 18 face-off wins at even strength and lost 19 tries to control the puck. Their offensive zone starts came in at 42.9% and they had a PDO of 102.2 in this game. In terms of their opponent's stats, the New York Islanders earned 36 shots. They had a total of 6 minutes in the box and they earned 3 power play opportunities.
The Panthers are the team looking to add points to their total and for the campaign they sit with 10 wins and 5 defeats. With reference to goal differential, they are ranked 9th in the conference and 18th in the NHL with 0. They currently have a total of 71 goals for the year which has them sitting at 2nd in the conference. Florida has a save percentage as a team of .884 which currently has them sitting 28th in the NHL, which means there could be plenty of chances to score if they are aggressive. They have a team shooting percentage of 10.3% which puts them at 6th in the East. In net for Florida is Sergei Bobrovsky who is having a bad campaign by giving up 3.53 goals per contest and that has him ranked 21st in the Eastern Conference and 42nd in the NHL among goaltenders. In the 918 mins he's played this season, he has allowed 54 goals. He's earned a save % of .882, which has him ranking 25th in the Eastern Conference and 46th in the NHL among goaltenders.
The Florida Panthers faced off against the New York Rangers in an outing where the Panthers earned a victory by a score of 4 - 3. For this game, Florida went home with a 53.8% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 43 and their opponent having a Corsi of 37. Their Fenwick percentage was 52.5% with a Fenwick of 31 and the Rangers ending the game with a 28 Fenwick. These Corsi stats speak to the kind of game that Florida had and it tells us that they played really well in this game. They had a PDO at even strength of 95.5 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 51.9%. The Panthers netted 4 goals of the 30 shots on goal they took. They had 4 power play chances in this outing and converted 2 out of those chances. Concerning the opposition, the Rangers had 3 power play attempts but were not able to notch a goal. Florida gave up 33 shots on goal and the Rangers earned 8 minutes in the box.
Who will win tonight's hockey game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+122)
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