Philadelphia Flyers vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 10/27/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+145) Oilers (-161)
Carter Hart and the Philadelphia Flyers head to Rogers Place on Wednesday where they'll meet the Edmonton Oilers. The Oilers open this contest at -161 while the Flyers are priced at +145. The over/under opens at 6.5.
The Flyers will need a bounce back game after taking a 4-2 loss against the Panthers in the last game they played. The Corsi for the Flyers sat at 40 and the Corsi against at the end of this game was 49 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 44.9%. Their offensive zone starts came in at 22.2% and their PDO was 91.7 for this matchup. Philadelphia amassed 8 minutes in the box in this contest. The Flyers had a below average offensive outing in the loss. Their Fenwick was 29 and the Fenwick against finished at 40, meaning they had a Fenwick percentage of 42.0%. They garnered 25 face-off wins when at even strength and were beaten on 20 opportunities to win the puck. They also had 4 chances with the advantage and were able to score 1 goal. In the game, they earned a goal on 2 out of the 29 shots they attempted.
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Philadelphia Flyers opponents have totaled 16 power play tries (23rd in the NHL) and have scored 3 goals in those chances. The Flyers have had 134 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .910. Philadelphia has tried 116 shots and holds a shot percentage of 15.5%. At even strength, the Flyers have allowed the opponent to score 9 goals while getting 14 as an offensive unit. Philadelphia steps onto the ice with 11 power play opportunities and they have tallied 4 goals during those advantages, garnering them a rate of 36.36%. For the season, they have 5 points and their points percentage is sitting at .625. With respect to their scoring, the Philadelphia Flyers have earned 18 goals (12th in the league) this season and have surrendered 12.
The player between the pipes for this game is Carter Hart. Hart has taken the ice for 104 games over the course of his pro hockey career. He has amassed a mark of 50-38-10 and he has started in 98 games. Opponents have been able to score 273 goals versus Hart in his career and his goals against rate is 2.87. Hart has seen 2,890 shots against him and has recorded 2,617 saves. His save percentage currently is at .906 in his 5,711 minutes on the ice. In his career, Hart has accumulated 49 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .500.
When they were on the ice last, Edmonton went up against the Golden Knights in a game where the Oilers took home the win by a score of 5-3. Edmonton had a 40.4% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating is telling of the kind of game that Edmonton played and they looked like the better team in this game. Their Fenwick percentage was 38.8% by earning a Fenwick of 31 and the Golden Knights having earned a 49 Fenwick. They had a PDO at even strength of 109 and their percentage of oZS was 27.0%. The Oilers scored 5 goals out of the 33 shots on goal they took. They had 3 power play opportunities in this contest and converted 1 goal out of those chances.
This season, the Edmonton Oilers have accumulated 23 goals, 10 points, and a points percentage of 1.000. They have allowed 13 goals to be scored by way of 11 goals at even strength and 2 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Oilers have accumulated 15 goals at even strength and 8 goals (1st in the NHL) while having more men on the ice. They have earned 17 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 47.06%. Edmonton has attempted 168 shots (22nd in hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 13.69%, while allowing the other team 188 shots. They have earned a penalty kill rate of 88.24% on the other teams 17 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 93.1%.
For the opposition you are likely to see Mikko Koskinen in net. He has compiled 3,349 stops out of 3,688 shots taken against him, which gives him a percentage of .908. Koskinen has amassed a lifetime record of 61-48-9 and has played in 126 games. He got the starting nod in 115 games and has been on the ice for 6,903 minutes. Koskinen's quality start percentage comes out to 49.6% and he has 57 quality starts in his pro career. His opponents are averaging 2.95 goals/game and he has allowed 339 goals altogether.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Edmonton (-161) and under 6.5 goals
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