Philadelphia Flyers vs Vegas Golden Knights Prediction, 12/10/2021 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date: Friday, December 10, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, NV
TV: Bally Sports West
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+185) Golden Knights (-230)
T-Mobile Arena is the site where Robin Lehner and the Vegas Golden Knights (15-10-0) will take on the Philadelphia Flyers (8-12-4) on Friday. The Flyers open this game at +185 while the Golden Knights are coming in at -230. The over/under is set at 6.
The Philadelphia Flyers will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 3-0 loss to the Devils the last time they stepped on the ice. Philadelphia accumulated 4 penalty minutes in this contest. The Flyers could have played much better offensively in the defeat. Additionally, they had 2 attempts on the power play but didn't get a goal. In the outing, they walked away having not converted any of the 25 shots they tried.
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Philadelphia Flyers opponents have amassed 77 power play tries (11th in professional hockey) and have racked up 16 goals in those chances. The Flyers have had 829 shots attempted against them and have earned a save percentage of .903. Philadelphia has tried 748 shots and holds a shot percentage of 7.5%. When playing at even strength, the Flyers have surrendered 64 goals while notching 46 on offense. Philadelphia comes into the game with 72 power play chances and they have scored 10 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 13.89%. For the season, they sit with 20 points and their points % is .417. With regard to scoring goals, the Philadelphia Flyers have earned 56 goals (29th in the National Hockey League) over the course of the season and have allowed 80.
The man in goal for this game is Carter Hart. Over the course of his career, Hart is sitting with 56 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .505. His save percentage is at .906 during his 6,459 minutes played. Hart has seen 3,305 shots taken against him and has accrued 2,995 total saves. Opponents have scored 310 goals versus Hart in his NHL career and his goals against rate is 2.88. He has a mark of 54-45-12 and he started in 111 games. Hart has been in goal for 117 matchups during his pro hockey career.
The last time they were on the ice, Vegas played the Stars in a game where the Golden Knights ended up with the victory by a mark of 5-4. The Golden Knights had 5 goals out of the 45 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 3 chances on the power play in this game but didn't put one in the back of the net.
On the year, the Vegas Golden Knights have earned 85 goals, 30 points, as well as a points percentage of .600. They have allowed 77 goals to be scored by way of 63 goals at even strength and 14 goals while they were shorthanded. The Golden Knights are sitting with 77 goals at even strength and 8 goals (30th in the league) while having a power play advantage. They have a total of 59 power play chances and they have earned a power play percentage of 13.56%. Vegas has tried 832 shots (9th in professional hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 10.22%, while allowing the opposition 810 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 80.28% on their opponents 71 power play tries, and their save percentage is 90.5%.
Across the ice you will find Robin Lehner in goal. The opposition is averaging 2.72 goals per game and he has conceded 868 goals overall. Lehner's percentage of quality starts sits at 56.1% and he has qualified for 180 quality starts in his hockey career. He has made the start in 321 games and has played for a total of 19,175 minutes. Lehner has amassed a lifetime record of 139-133-47 and has played in 340 games. He has accounted for 9,604 saves out of the 10,472 shots attempted, giving him a save percentage of .917.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+185)
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