Toronto Maple Leafs vs Philadelphia Flyers NHL Parlay 11/2/2019
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
Carter Hart and the Philadelphia Flyers (5-5-1, 6th in the Metropolitan Division) host the Toronto Maple Leafs (6-5-3, 5th in the Atlantic Division) at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, November 2, 2019. The line on this contest has the Maple Leafs priced at -120 and the Flyers are at +109. The total is set at 6.5. The Maple Leafs are covering 42.9% of the time, having gone 6-8 SU. Philadelphia covers 45.5% of the time, going 5-6 straight up.
The Toronto Maple Leafs head into this matchup with a record of 6 wins and 5 defeats, which is good for 5th in the Atlantic Division. During the year thus far, they have converted a total of 49 goals which has them sitting at 2nd in the conference and 3rd in the league. Their goal differential is +1, which is good for 15th in the league. The Maple Leafs currently have a total of 15 pts, which has them sitting at 17th in the league and 9th in the Eastern Conference. Regarding shots at the opposing goalie, they currently have a total of 456 which has them sitting at 1st in the East and 4th in the league. As a group, Toronto has collected a total of 181 hits which means they are averaging 12.9 per contest. They currently have a total of 119 blocks for the season. The man between the pipes for Toronto is Frederik Andersen from Barrie, Ontario. He is 30 years old and has racked up 594 minutes in net this season. Andersen is allowing an average of 3.03 GAA which has him sitting 14th in the Eastern Conference and 29th among goalies in the NHL. Over the course of this season, he has allowed 30 goals. He's earned a save % of .901 which has him sitting 17th in the Eastern Conference.
The Toronto Maple Leafs will look to clean up some issues after taking a 4 - 3 defeat to the Washington Capitals in their previous contest. The Maple Leafs offense showed they have some room for improvement in the defeat. In this game, they netted 3 out of the 31 shots they put on goal. Furthermore, they had 8 power play opportunities and netted 1 goal out of those chances. Toronto racked up 16 penalty mins in this matchup. The Corsi for the Maple Leafs was 32 and the Corsi against was 31 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 50.8%. Their Fenwick was 27 while the Fenwick against sat at 26, which tells us they had a Fenwick percentage of 50.9%. They won 31 face-off wins and were beaten on 19 of all total face-offs. The offensive zone starts for them were rated at 59.8% and they had a PDO at even strength of 100.7 in this game. When it comes to their opponent, the Washington Capitals put up 33 shots. They had a total of 18 penalty mins and they had 7 power play attempts.
The Flyers will be looking to add points to their total and for the season they have 5 victories and 5 losses. in respect to goal differential, they are ranked 10th in the Eastern Conference and 18th in the NHL with -1. They currently have a total of 36 goals for this year which has them at 10th in the East. Philadelphia has a save percentage as a team of .881 which has them sitting 28th in the NHL, which means there could be plenty of chances to score if they attack the goal. They are shooting 9.4% which puts them at 12th in the East. In net for Philadelphia is Carter Hart who is having a tough year by giving up 3.32 GAA and that has him ranked 17th among East goalies and 33rd in the NHL among goaltenders. In the 325 minutes he has been on the ice this season, he has surrendered 18 goals. He's earned a save % of .864, which puts him at 26th among East goalies and 47th in the NHL among goaltenders.
The Philadelphia Flyers faced off against the Pittsburgh Penguins in a game where the Flyers took a loss by a final of 7 - 1. In this game, Philadelphia had a 43.9% Corsi rating. They wound up with that percentage by having a Corsi of 36 and their opponent having a Corsi of 46. They earned a Fenwick percentage of 39.4% by earning a Fenwick of 26 and the Penguins having a 40 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Philadelphia played and we'd say it was a below average outing in all. They had a PDO at even strength of 85.6 and their percentage of oZS was 58.7%. The Flyers notched 1 goal out of the 30 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 4 power play opportunities in this one but didn't put one in the back of the net. In discussing the opposition, the Penguins had 3 power play chances but were not able to notch a goal. Philadelphia conceded 37 shots on goal and the Penguins had 10 penalty minutes.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Toronto (-120) and under the total goals
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