Philadelphia Flyers vs Vancouver Canucks NHL Picks & Predictions 10/12/2019
Saturday, October 12, 2019
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Travis Konecny and the Philadelphia Flyers (2-0-0, 4th in the Metropolitan Division) are headed to Rogers Arena on Saturday where they'll meet the Vancouver Canucks (1-2-0, 5th in the Pacific Division). The odds on this game have the Flyers priced at +105 and the Canucks are at -116. The total opens at 6. The Flyers are covering 100% of the time, having gone 2-0 SU. Vancouver is covering 33.3% of the time, going 1-2 straight up.
The Philadelphia Flyers were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4 - 0 win against the New Jersey Devils their last time out. The Flyers had a impressive offensive outing in this win. For this game, they converted 4 out of the 34 shots they put on net. They also had 4 power play attempts and netted 2 goals out of those attempts. Philadelphia ended up with a total of 10 penalty minutes in this matchup. The Corsi for the Flyers was 40 and the Corsi against was 25 which means they earned a Corsi percentage of 61.5%. Their Fenwick sat at 29 while the Fenwick against sat at 19, telling us they have a Fenwick percentage of 60.4%. They earned 31 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 22 of all total face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them came in at 52.4% and they had a PDO of 110.0 in this game. Concerning opponent stats, the New Jersey Devils tallied a total of 25 shots. They had a total of 8 penalty minutes and they earned 5 power play attempts.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers have 4 total points this season, which ranks them 17th in the NHL. They are 26th in the league in goals scored with 8 while they've given up 3 goals, ranking them 31st overall. They have had 7 power play opportunities and have scored 3 goals on those chances for a percentage of 43%. That is 3rd in the NHL. The Flyers have allowed 7 power play opportunities and have given up 1 goal on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%, putting them 9th in the league when short-handed. They average 36 shots per game and as a team shoot 11.11% for the season. They allow 28 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 95%. That puts them 3rd in the league in stopping the puck.
The Vancouver Canucks went up against the Los Angeles Kings in a matchup where the Canucks earned a victory by a tally of 8 - 2. While out there on the ice, Vancouver had a 49.4% Corsi rating. That percentage was had by having a Corsi of 42 while the opposition earned a Corsi of 43. Their Fenwick rate was 47.5% by notching a Fenwick of 28 and the Kings having a 31 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Vancouver had and it tells us that they played really well in this game. They had a PDO of 127.8 and they finished this one with an oZS percentage of 56.1%. The Canucks notched 8 goals of the 25 shots on goal they attempted. They had 2 power play opportunities in this one and were able to net 1 out of those chances. Concerning the opposition, the Kings had 4 power play attempts but weren't able to take advantage of it. Vancouver gave up 39 shots on goal and the Kings ended up with a total of 4 penalty minutes.
Useful Team Statistics
The Canucks are 27th in the NHL with a total of 2 points this year. They have 1 power play goal on 12 opportunities for a percentage of 8%. That ranks them 26th in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 10 power play opportunities and have given up 0 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 100%. That is 1st in the NHL. As a team, the Canucks are 20th in the league with 10 goals scored while they've given up 8 goals, which is 26th overall. They average 31 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.87%. As a team they give up 30 shots per game and have a save percentage of 91%. That is 14th in the NHL.
Philadelphia is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 56.8%, as they've attempted 84 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 64 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 59.8% as they have 67 attempts while they have given up 45 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 1st in the league. The Flyers start possessions in the offensive zone 55.3% of the time, which is 5th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.7% for the season. That is 26th overall in the NHL. They have 62 face-off wins compared to 38 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 62%. That ranks them 1st in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 29 hits and they have blocked 19 shots from the opposition, putting them 31st overall.
The Canucks are 12th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.7% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.3% for the season, which is 20th in the NHL. They have 55 face-off wins compared to 77 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 41.7%. That is 31st in the league. On defense Vancouver has 39 hits and they have blocked 25 shots from the opposition, which is 29th in the league. Vancouver is 6th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54% as they've attempted 121 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 103 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.9% ranks 13th as they have 81 attempts while they have given up 78 shots on the defensive end.
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