Tampa Bay Lightning at Philadelphia Flyers Expert NHL Picks 2/19/2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
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The Tampa Bay Lightning head to Wells Fargo Center to take on the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. The opening line for this contest has the Lightning at -155 and the Flyers at +130.
Tampa Bay has a record of 44-11-4 this year. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 232 goals and surrendered 159 goals for a point differential of +73. For the year they have an ATS mark of 44-15-0 and an over/under record of 30-26-0. Philadelphia has a record of 28-24-7 this season. They are 6th in the Metropolitan Division. They have scored 176 goals and given up 196 for a goal differential of -20. Their record against the spread is 28-31-0 while their over/under mark is 30-29-0.
Valuable Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 44-15-0 straight up this year
The Tampa Bay Lightning are 30-26-0 against the over/under this season
Important Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers are 28-31-0 straight up this year
The Philadelphia Flyers are 30-29-0 against the over/under this season
Key Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
11/16/18 GO Brian Elliott Lower Body is out indefinitely
10/03/18 D Samuel Morin Knee IR (10/03)
01/12/19 GO Michal Neuvirth Undisclosed IR (01/12)
Brayden Point has scored 75 total points this year for the Lightning. He has 33 goals this season with 147 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 22%. He has a total of 42 assists on the year and averages 18.7 minutes played per contest. Nikita Kucherov averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by tallying 27 goals on 163 attempts. He has 67 assists, giving him a total of 94 points on the year. Andrei Vasilevskiy has 25 wins and 7 losses this season in goal for the Lightning. He has 1,168 shots against him and he's surrendered 84 goals. He's made 1,084 stops for a save percentage of 93%.
Jakub Voracek has 50 total points this season for the Flyers. He has 15 goals this year with 154 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 10%. He has a total of 35 assists on the year and averages 18.7 minutes played per contest. Claude Giroux averages 21.2 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 10% by scoring 17 goals on 168 attempts. He has 44 assists, giving him a total of 61 points on the year. Carter Hart has 13 wins and 6 losses this season in net for the Flyers. He has 644 shots against him and he's given up 49 goals. He's made 595 saves for a save percentage of 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Lightning have 92 total points this year, which is 1st in the NHL. They've scored 232 goals while giving up 159 scores, which has them ranked 1st and 28th respectively. They have had 195 power play chances and scored 58 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 30%. That is 1st in the league. The Lightning have given up 188 power play opportunities and surrendered 29 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 85%, ranking them 2nd when short-handed. They average 32 shots per contest and as a team shoot 12.13% for the year. They allow 32 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 92%, which is 4th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers are 17th in the league with a total of 63 points this season. They have 31 power play goals on 176 chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 21st in the NHL. They've given up 178 power play opportunities and surrendered 41 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 77%, ranking 27th overall. As a team, the Flyers are 16th with a total of 176 goals scored while they've given up 196 goals this season, ranking 6th in goals against. They average 31 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 9.47%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them 26th overall in the NHL.
Tampa Bay is 11th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.7%, as they've attempted 3,443 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,351 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 50.8% as they have 2,620 attempts while they have given up 2,537 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 12th in the league. The Lightning start possessions in the offensive zone 50.2% of the time, which is 18th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 49.8% for the season. That is 14th overall in the NHL. They have 1,802 face-off wins compared to 1,749 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.7%. That ranks them 11th in the league. On defense Tampa Bay has 1,496 hits and they have blocked 814 shots from the opposition, putting them 20th overall.
The Flyers are 23rd in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 48.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 51.4% for the season, which is 8th in the NHL. They have 1,933 face-off wins compared to 1,528 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 55.9%. That is 1st in the league. On defense Philadelphia has 1,264 hits and they have blocked 919 shots from the opposition, which is 3rd in the league. Philadelphia is 15th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.2% as they've attempted 3,439 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,413 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50.8% ranks 13th as they have 2,575 attempts while they have given up 2,494 shots on the defensive end.
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