New Jersey Devils vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 5/10/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New Jersey Devils vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Monday, May 10, 2021
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
MacKenzie Blackwood and the New Jersey Devils (19-28-7) head to Wells Fargo Center on Monday where they'll take on the Philadelphia Flyers (23-23-7).
The Devils were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 2-1 victory over the Islanders in their previous outing. The Devils had an offensive game that was below their expectations in the win. In the matchup, they earned a goal on 2 of the 25 shots they tried. Furthermore, they had 1 attempt on the power play but weren't able to notch a goal. New Jersey accumulated 2 penalty minutes in this contest. The Corsi for the Devils came in at 46 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 56 which had their Corsi rate coming in at 45.1%. Their Fenwick came in at 27 and the Fenwick against finished at 34, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 44.3%. They compiled 17 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 28 attempts to win the puck. Their offensive zone starts came in at 49.0% and they had a PDO of 105.0 in this game.
The Devils have had 1,679 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .893. While at even strength, the Devils have allowed the opponent to score 139 goals while having 120 of their own. New Jersey Devils opponents have 141 power play opportunities (26th in professional hockey) and have come away with 41 goals in those chances. For the season, they have earned 45 points and their points percentage comes in at .417. New Jersey has tried 1,563 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.1%. With respect to scoring goals, the New Jersey Devils have earned 142 goals (22nd in the league) for the season and have given up 180. New Jersey has accounted for 151 power play opportunities and they have added 22 goals out of those tries, garnering them a percentage of 14.57%.
The player in the crease for this game is Mackenzie Blackwood. Blackwood has been in net for 104 games throughout his pro hockey career. He has amassed a record of 46-40-12 and he has started in 98 games. Opponents have been able to score 280 goals versus Blackwood in his pro hockey career and his average for goals against per game is 2.81. Blackwood has had 3,175 shots against him and has recorded 2,895 total saves. His save percentage is at .912 during his 5,979 minutes on the ice. For his career, Blackwood has recorded 54 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .551.
When they took the ice last, Philadelphia played the Penguins in a game where the Flyers went home in defeat by a final score of 7-3. They had 1 power play chance in this contest but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. The Flyers netted 3 goals of the 33 shots on goal they were seeking. Their PDO was 90 and they finished the game with an oZS percentage of 43.6%. Philadelphia wrapped up this game with a 56.9% Corsi rate. These Corsi statistics are telling of the type of game that Philadelphia played and you can say they had a mediocre outing. Their Fenwick rate was 57.3% by earning a Fenwick of 47 and the Penguins finishing with a 35 Fenwick at even strength.
Philadelphia has taken 1,603 shots (11th in hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.42%, while allowing their opponents 1,541 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 71.88% on their opponents 160 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently sits at 87.6%. They have earned 159 opportunities on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 19.50%. The Flyers have accumulated 120 goals at even strength and 31 goals (16th in hockey) while on the power play. They have allowed 191 goals to be scored by of a combination of 146 goals at even strength and 45 goals while they had less men on the ice. On the campaign, the Philadelphia Flyers have earned a total of 151 goals, 53 points, as well as a points percentage of .500.
Across the rink you are going to see Brian Elliott in net. Opponents are averaging 2.54 goals per contest and he has surrendered 1,168 goals altogether. Elliott's percentage of quality starts comes out to 54.6% and he has made 248 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He got the starting nod in 454 games and has been on the ice for 27,631 mins. Elliott has earned a lifetime mark of 254-155-49 and has played in 500 games. He has accounted for 11,850 saves out of the 13,018 shots attempted against him, giving him a save percentage of .910.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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