Boston Bruins vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 4/6/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boston Bruins vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Bruins (-117) Flyers (-103)
Daniel Vladar and the Boston Bruins (19-10-5) are headed to Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday where they'll take on the Philadelphia Flyers (17-14-5). The Bruins open this contest at -117 while the Flyers are priced at -103. The over/under opens at 5.5.
The Bruins went home feeling good about their game by earning a 7-5 victory against the Penguins in their last outing. The Corsi for the Bruins was sitting at 37 and the Corsi against was at 37 meaning they had a Corsi percentage of 50.0%. When starting in the offensive zone they came in at 34.0% and they had a PDO of 110.0 for this matchup. Boston accounted for 8 penalty minutes for this matchup. The Bruins had a great offensive game plan going into this one and it showed in the win. Their Fenwick was 31 and the Fenwick against was 29, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 51.7%. They tallied 30 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 21 opportunities to take control of the puck. In addition, they had 3 opportunities with more players on the ice and were able to net 1 goal. In the game, they scored on 7 of the 28 shots they put on net.
Pertaining to their scoring, the Boston Bruins have racked up 93 goals (27th in the league) over the course of the season and have conceded 84. For the current season, they have racked up 43 points and their points percentage is sitting at .632. Boston comes into the game with 104 power play chances and they have scored 24 goals out of those tries, garnering them a percentage of 23.08%. At even strength, the Bruins have allowed 72 goals while getting 69 themselves. Boston has taken 1,100 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.5%. The Bruins have had 919 shots tried against them and have earned a save percentage of .909. Boston Bruins opponents have 109 power play opportunities (22nd in the NHL) and have scored 12 goals in those chances.
The man in goal for this game is Daniel Vladar. Opponents have notched 6 goals versus Vladar in his pro career and his goals against average is 2.03. Vladar has been in goal for 3 games throughout his hockey career. His save percentage currently is .929 in his 177 mins played. He has a mark of 2-1-0 and he started in 3 games. Throughout his time in hockey, Vladar has accounted for 2 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .667. Vladar has seen 84 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 78 total saves.
In their last game, Philadelphia went up against the Islanders in a game where the Flyers took a loss by a mark of 3-2. They had 3 attempts on the power play in this one but weren't able to score a goal. The Flyers netted 2 goals of the 32 shots on goal they were seeking. They had a PDO at even strength of 104 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 52.3%. Philadelphia had a 59.7% Corsi rating. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Philadelphia had and the stats tell us that they didn't play well overall. Their Fenwick percentage was 56.7% by tallying a Fenwick of 34 and the Islanders earning a 26 Fenwick at even strength.
The Flyers are sitting with 85 goals at even strength and 23 goals (18th in the league) while on the power play. Philadelphia has taken 1,061 shots (26th in hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 10.18%, while allowing the other team 1,041 shots. For the year, the Philadelphia Flyers have 108 goals, 39 points, in addition to a points percentage of .542. They have recorded 119 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 19.33%. They have accumulated a penalty kill percentage of 73.64% on their oppositions 110 power play tries, and their save percentage comes in at 87.6%. They have permitted 129 goals to be scored by of a combination of 100 goals at even strength and 29 goals while they were shorthanded.
On the other side of the ice you will find Brian Elliott in net. He has gathered 11,616 saves out of 12,753 shots attempted against him, giving him a save percentage of .911. Elliott has earned a career record of 250-151-48 and has played in 491 contests. He got the starting nod in 445 games and has been on the ice for 27,086 mins. Elliott's percentage of quality starts sits at 54.8% and he has earned 244 quality starting assignments in his professional career. Opponents are averaging 2.52 goals per contest and he has yielded 1,137 goals in total.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-103) and under 5.5 goals
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