Calgary Flames vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 11/21/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Calgary Flames vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Monday, November 21, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Flames (-166) Flyers (+138)
Wells Fargo Center is the location where the Philadelphia Flyers (7-7-4) will take on the Calgary Flames (8-7-2) on Monday. The line on this matchup has Calgary at -166 and Philadelphia is priced at +138. The betting total comes in at 6.
The Calgary Flames had a decent effort after finishing in a 4-4 tie against the Panthers in their last outing. Calgary earned 13 mins in the box in this outing. The Flames had a good offensive outing in this game. Additionally, they had 3 chances with extra men on the ice and notched 1 goal. In the outing, they earned a goal on 4 of the 35 shots they looked to score on.
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With regard to their scoring capabilities, the Calgary Flames have accumulated 52 goals (22nd in the NHL) over the course of the season and have given up 58. For the year, they have racked up 18 points and their points % is .529. Calgary has 56 power play chances and they have tallied 12 goals out of those tries, garnering them a percentage of 21.43%. When playing at even strength, the Flames have surrendered 45 goals while getting 40 of their own. Calgary has taken 615 shots and has a shot percentage of 8.5%. The Flames so far have had 477 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .878. Calgary Flames opponents have earned 65 power play opportunities (11th in pro hockey) and have notched 13 goals in those attempts.
The player in the crease for this game is Jacob Markstrom. The opposition has scored 1,010 goals versus Markstrom in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 2.70. Markstrom has been in net for 392 matchups during his hockey career. His save percentage currently is at .911 in his 22,424 mins between the pipes. He has amassed a mark of 176-156-45 and he started in 376 games. Throughout his time in hockey, Markstrom has earned 197 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .524. Markstrom has had 11,343 shots taken against him and he has 10,333 total saves.
In their last game, Philadelphia played the Canadiens in an outing where the Flyers got the tie by a tally of 4-4. They had 4 attempts on the power play in this contest but didn't put one in the back of the net. The Flyers had 4 goals of the 29 shots on goal they were seeking.
The Flyers are sitting with 36 goals at even strength and 10 goals (28th in pro hockey) while on the power play. Philadelphia has attempted 525 shots (25th in the league) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 8.76%, while allowing their opponents 614 shots. On the season, the Philadelphia Flyers have earned a total of 46 goals, 18 points, as well as a points percentage of .500. They have allowed 56 goals to be scored by way of 41 goals at even strength and 15 goals while they were shorthanded. They have a total of 60 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 16.67%. They have a penalty kill rate of 73.68% on their opponents 57 chances on the power play, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.9%.
Across the rink you will find Carter Hart protecting the goal. His opponents are averaging 2.94 goals per game and he has yielded 437 goals altogether. Hart's percentage of quality starts is 50.0% and he has 76 quality starts in his pro career. He has made the start in 152 games and has accumulated 8,926 mins. Hart has accrued a lifetime record of 68-64-20 and has played in 159 contests. He has a tally of 4,248 saves out of 4,685 shots tried, giving him a save percentage of .907.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Calgary (-166)
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