Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers NHL Betting Tips 11/13/2019
Game: Washington Capitals vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Capitals (-105) Flyers (-105)
Carter Hart and the Philadelphia Flyers (10-5-2, 3rd in the Metropolitan Division) host the Washington Capitals (13-2-4, 1st in the Metropolitan Division) at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. The Flyers open this contest at -105 while the Capitals are priced at -105. The total has been set at 6.5. The Capitals cover 66.7% of the time, having gone 12-6 SU. The Flyers cover 50.0% of the time, going 7-7 straight up.
The Washington Capitals head into this game holding a record of 13 victories and 2 losses, ranking them 1st in the Metropolitan Division. During the season thus far, they have earned a total of 76 goals which ranks 1st in the East and 1st in the NHL. Their goal differential is +18, ranking them 2nd in the NHL. The Capitals have earned a total of 30 pts, which ranks 1st in the NHL and 1st in the conference. In connection with shots on goal, they have earned a total of 592 which ranks 4th in the East and 9th in the NHL. As a unit, Washington has obtained a total of 329 hits which means they are averaging 17.3 per game. They have earned a total of 206 blocks for this year. Protecting the goal for Washington is Braden Holtby from Lloydminster, Saskatchewan. He is 30 years old and has racked up 738 minutes minding the net for the year. Holtby is giving up 3.25 GAA which has him sitting 20th in the East and 37th in the NHL. Over the course of this season, he's given up 40 goals. He has a save percentage of .898 which has him sitting 17th in the East.
The Washington Capitals will look for better times on the ice after their 4 - 3 defeat to the Arizona Coyotes in their last contest. The Capitals had an average offensive performance in this loss. For this matchup, they scored on 3 of the 34 shots they looked to score on. In addition, they had 3 power play opportunities but weren't able to net one. Washington had 4 penalty mins in their game. The Corsi for the Capitals sat at 54 and the Corsi against was 38 which tells us they had a Corsi percentage of 58.7%. Their Fenwick was 38 and the Fenwick against sat at 30, which gave them a Fenwick percentage of 55.9%. They took 22 face-off wins and were beaten on 24 attempts to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 52.2% and they had a PDO at even strength of 100.4 for this matchup. When it comes to their opponent, the Arizona Coyotes racked up a total of 35 shots. Their total at the end of the game was 6 penalty minutes and they earned a total of 2 power play opportunities.
The Flyers will be on the other side of the ice and for the season they have 10 wins and 5 losses. With regard to goal differential, they are ranked 8th in the conference and 14th in the league with +3. They have earned a total of 53 goals for the season which has them at 8th in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia has a save percentage as a team of .898 which has them 23rd in the league, meaning scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They have a team shooting percentage of 9.0% which puts them at 13th in the conference. In goal for Philadelphia is Carter Hart who is having a marginal season by surrendering 2.71 goals per contest and that has him ranked 10th in the Eastern Conference and 21st in the NHL. In the 576 mins he's been on the ice this season, he's given up 26 goals. His save % is .893, which puts him at 20th in the Eastern Conference and 37th in the NHL.
The Philadelphia Flyers played the Boston Bruins in an outing where the Flyers got the victory by a final of 3 - 2. In this matchup, Philadelphia went home with a 47.4% Corsi rating. They ended up with that by earning a Corsi of 37 while their opponent had a Corsi of 41. They had a Fenwick percentage of 44.8% by way of having a Fenwick of 26 and the Bruins finishing with a 32 Fenwick at even strength. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game Philadelphia played and it tells us they had an average game overall. Their PDO was 98.0 and they earned an oZS percentage of 49.2%. The Flyers netted 3 goals out of the 29 shots on goal they took. They had 2 power play chances in this one but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. In discussing their opponent, the Bruins had 2 power play chances but were not able to notch a goal. Philadelphia allowed 28 shots on goal and the Bruins ended up with 4 minutes in the box.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-105)
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