Detroit Red Wings vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 2/9/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+112) Flyers (-134)
The Detroit Red Wings (20-21-6) are hitting the road to Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday where they will take on the Philadelphia Flyers (15-22-8). The moneyline on this matchup has Detroit at +112 while Philadelphia is priced at -134. The over/under comes in at 6.
The Detroit Red Wings had a rough game after their 5-3 loss to the Kings their last time out. The Red Wings had an average offensive outing in the defeat. In the outing, they converted 3 out of the 25 shots they put on goal. In addition, they had 1 chance on the power play but didn't get a goal. Detroit tallied 14 penalty minutes in this matchup.
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The Red Wings have had 1,548 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .896. While playing at even strength, the Red Wings have surrendered 132 goals while getting 107 on the offensive side of the ice. Detroit Red Wings opponents have earned 128 power play tries (16th in hockey) and have come away with 29 goals in those chances. For the current campaign, they have recorded 46 points and their points percentage sits at .489. Detroit has taken 1,373 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.3%. In the matter of their goal scoring prowess, the Detroit Red Wings have notched 128 goals (19th in the league) this year and have conceded 161. Detroit steps onto the ice with 130 power play opportunities and they have added 21 goals during those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 16.15%.
Protecting the goal for this matchup will be Alex Nedeljkovic. The opposition has notched 149 goals versus Nedeljkovic in his pro hockey career and his average for goals against per game is 2.48. Nedeljkovic has taken the ice for 63 games during his hockey career. His save percentage is at .918 for his 3,599 mins played. He has amassed a record of 30-20-9 and was named the starter in 58 games. In his career, Nedeljkovic has 35 quality starts and his quality starts rate sits at .603. Nedeljkovic has seen 1,823 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 1,674 saves.
Their last time out, Philadelphia faced the Jets in a game where the Flyers took home the win by a mark of 3-1. The Flyers converted 3 goals of the 36 shots on goal they tried. They had 4 power play opportunities in this contest but didn't score a goal.
The Flyers have tallied 94 goals at even strength and 19 goals (28th in pro hockey) while on the power play. Philadelphia has tried 1,378 shots (17th in the NHL) and has a shooting percentage of 8.20%, while allowing their opponents 1,548 shots. During this campaign, the Philadelphia Flyers are sitting with 113 goals, 38 points, and a points percentage of .422. They have earned 127 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 14.96%. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 77.61% on the other teams 134 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 90.4%. They have permitted 148 goals to be scored by way of 118 goals at even strength and 30 goals while they were shorthanded.
Across the ice you will find Carter Hart protecting the net. Hart has accumulated a career record of 58-51-14 and has been in goal for 130 games. Hart's percentage of quality starts is 52.0% and he has made 64 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He has racked up 3,380 stops out of the 3,724 shots taken against him, which gives him a save percentage of .908. Teams are averaging 2.86 goals per contest and he has given up 344 goals in total. He has made the start in 123 games and has been on the ice for 7,221 mins.
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Tony's Pick: Take Detroit (+112)
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