Philadelphia Flyers vs Vancouver Canucks Prediction, 10/28/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Vancouver Canucks
Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021
Location: Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (-103) Canucks (-120)
Rogers Arena is the venue where Thatcher Demko and the Vancouver Canucks (3-2-1) will take on the Philadelphia Flyers (2-1-1) on Thursday. The line on this game has the Flyers priced at -103 and the Canucks are at -120. The O/U opens at 6.
The Flyers will look to clean up some issues after taking a 4-2 defeat to the Panthers in their last game. The Flyers had a below average offensive outing in the defeat. While out there on the ice, they tallied a score on 2 out of the 29 shots they tried. In addition, they had 4 attempts on the power play and were able to notch 1 goal. Philadelphia accumulated 8 penalty minutes in this contest. The Corsi for the Flyers was sitting at 40 and the Corsi against was 49 which means they had a Corsi rate of 44.9%. Their Fenwick was 29 and the Fenwick against was 40, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 42.0%. They tallied 25 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 20 opportunities to take control of the puck. The offensive zone starts for them were at 22.2% and they had a PDO at even strength of 91.7 for this matchup.
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When talking about scoring goals, the Philadelphia Flyers have accumulated 18 goals (12th in the league) for the season and have allowed 12. For the season, they have tallied 5 points and their points % is .625. Philadelphia is sitting with 11 power play opportunities and they have scored 4 goals out of those tries, giving them a rate of 36.36%. While at even strength, the Flyers have given up 9 goals while getting 14 on the offensive side of the ice. Philadelphia has taken 116 shots and has a shooting percentage of 15.5%. The Flyers have had 134 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .910. Philadelphia Flyers opponents have recorded 16 power play tries (23rd in professional hockey) and have scored 3 goals in those attempts.
The man protecting the net in this game is Martin Jones. The opposition has been able to score 901 goals against Jones in his pro career and his goals against average per game is 2.60. Jones has played in 362 contests throughout his hockey career. His save percentage currently is at .908 for his 20,757 minutes on the ice. He has compiled a win-loss mark of 187-132-29 and got the start in 355 games. During his career on the ice, Jones has tallied 187 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .527. Jones has seen 9,823 shot attempts against him and has garnered 8,922 total saves.
Their last time out, Vancouver squared up with the Wild in an outing where the Canucks took a loss by a score of 3-2. Vancouver wound up with a 49.4% Corsi rating. This Corsi percentage speaks to the kind of game that Vancouver had and you might say they will look have a bounce back performance in their next game. Their Fenwick rate came in at 43.6% by way of having a Fenwick of 24 and the Wild finishing with a 31 Fenwick. They had a PDO at even strength of 94 and they'll go home having earned an oZS percentage of 46.7%. The Canucks netted 2 goals of the 24 shots on goal they took. They had 3 power play attempts in this one and converted 1 goal out of those attempts.
Vancouver has taken 203 shots (4th in the league) and has earned a shot percentage of 8.37%, while allowing the opposition 194 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 75.00% on their opponents 16 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently comes in at 91.2%. They have earned 23 power play opportunities and they have earned a power play rate of 21.74%. The Canucks are sitting with 12 goals at even strength and 5 goals (11th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have allowed 17 goals to be scored by of a combination of 13 goals at even strength and 4 goals while they were shorthanded. This season, the Vancouver Canucks have earned a total of 17 goals, 7 points, in addition to a points percentage of .583.
Across the ice you will find Thatcher Demko defending the net. He has a tally of 2,284 saves out of 2,506 shots taken against him, which gives him a percentage of .911. Demko has earned a lifetime mark of 37-33-5 and has participated in 78 games. He has made the start in 75 games and his ice time sits at 4,578 mins. Demko's rate of quality starts sits at 57.3% and he has accumulated 43 quality starting assignments in his pro hockey career. Teams are averaging 2.91 goals per contest and he has allowed 222 goals altogether.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Vancouver (-120) and under 6 goals
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