Carolina Hurricanes vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 11/26/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Carolina Hurricanes vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Wells Fargo Center is the venue where Carter Hart and the Philadelphia Flyers (8-6-4) will take on the Carolina Hurricanes (14-3-1) on Friday.
The Hurricanes will need a bounce back game after taking a 2-1 loss to the Kraken in their previous contest. The Corsi for the Hurricanes came in at 59 and the Corsi against when this game finished was 35 which had their Corsi percentage coming in at 62.8%. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 64.7% and their PDO was 97.5 in this one. Carolina accounted for 9 penalty minutes in this contest. The Hurricanes didn't have their best offensive outing in the loss. Their Fenwick came in at 40 and the Fenwick against was 29, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 58.0%. They accounted for 34 face-off victories when at even strength and were beaten on 16 attempts to take control of the puck. Furthermore, they had 2 chances on the power play but weren't able to score a goal. In the matchup, they converted 1 of the 36 shots they tried.
Concerning scoring goals, the Carolina Hurricanes have notched 58 goals (10th in the league) for the year and have given up 36. For the year, they have earned 29 points and their points % is .806. Carolina has compiled 60 power play chances and they have added 13 goals during those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 21.67%. When at even strength, the Hurricanes let the opposition score 27 goals while notching 45 on offense. Carolina has taken 584 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.9%. The Hurricanes have had 515 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .930. Carolina Hurricanes opponents have amassed 71 power play opportunities (1st in hockey) and have a total of 9 goals in those chances.
The man in goal for this game is Frederik Andersen. For his professional hockey career, Andersen has 226 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .572. His save percentage sits at .916 for his 23,421 mins on the ice. Andersen has seen 12,176 shot attempts against him and has recorded 11,153 total saves. The opposition has scored 1,023 goals against Andersen in his professional career and his goals against rate is 2.62. He has amassed an overall record of 237-103-48 and got the start in 395 games. Andersen has been in net for 407 games over the course of his hockey career.
In their last outing, Philadelphia faced off against the Panthers in a game where the Flyers took a loss by a tally of 2-1. Philadelphia earned a 33.3% 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 rate was 37.6% with a Fenwick of 32 and the Panthers earning a 53 Fenwick. They had a PDO at even strength of 101 and their percentage of oZS was 47.6%. The Flyers scored 1 goal of the 33 shots on goal they pursued. They had 2 opportunities on the power play in this game but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal.
Philadelphia has tried 570 shots (18th in pro hockey) and has a shot percentage of 7.72%, while allowing the opposition 626 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 82.76% on the other teams 58 power play tries, and their save percentage currently sits at 92.3%. They have recorded 55 power play chances and they have earned a power play rate of 14.55%. The Flyers have earned 36 goals at even strength and 8 goals (27th in hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have granted a total of 48 goals to be scored by way of 38 goals at even strength and 10 goals while they were shorthanded. For the year, the Philadelphia Flyers have 44 goals, 20 points, and a points percentage of .556.
Across the rink you are likely to see Carter Hart protecting the goal. Hart holds a career record of 54-41-12 and has been in net for 113 games. Hart's percentage of quality starts is 51.4% and he has qualified for 55 quality starting assignments in his pro career. He has accounted for 2,907 saves out of the 3,201 shots taken against him, giving him a save % of .908. His opponents are averaging 2.82 goals/game and he has allowed 294 goals overall. He has started in 107 games and has played for a total of 6,256 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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