Philadelphia Flyers vs Anaheim Ducks Prediction, 1/2/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Anaheim Ducks
Date: Monday, January 2, 2023
Location: Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
TV: Fox Sports Prime Ticket
Honda Center is where the Anaheim Ducks (10-22-4) will meet the Philadelphia Flyers (12-17-7) on Monday.
The Philadelphia Flyers were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4-3 victory over the Sharks in the last game they played. Philadelphia accumulated 6 penalty minutes in this matchup. The Flyers had a solid offensive output and it showed in the victory. Moreover, they had 1 power play attempt but weren't able to notch a goal. In the game, they scored on 4 out of the 26 shots they tried.
When playing at even strength, the Flyers let the opposition score 93 goals while getting 78 themselves. Philadelphia Flyers opponents have earned 109 power play tries (21st in the league) and have scored 28 goals in those chances. When discussing their goal scoring prowess, the Philadelphia Flyers have accumulated 94 goals (28th in the league) for the year and have surrendered 121. Philadelphia has attempted 1,051 shots and has a shooting percentage of 8.9%. For the year, they have earned 31 points and their points percentage sits at .431. The Flyers have seen 1,158 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .896. Philadelphia comes into the game with 106 power play chances and they have tallied 16 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 15.09%.
The man protecting the net in this game is Carter Hart. The opposition has notched 477 goals versus Hart in his NHL career and his average for goals against per game is 2.95. Hart has taken the ice for 173 matchups over the course of his professional hockey career. His save percentage currently is at .906 for his 9,687 mins on the ice. He has amassed an overall mark of 72-72-22 and he started in 165 games. Over the course of his career, Hart has 82 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .497. Hart has had 5,078 shots taken against him and he has 4,601 saves.
In their last outing, Anaheim played the Golden Knights in an outing where the Ducks got the tie by a tally of 2-2. The Ducks recorded 2 goals of the 27 shots on goal they attempted. They had 5 opportunities on the power play in this contest but weren't able to put one in the back of the net.
The Ducks have earned 66 goals at even strength and 17 goals (30th in the NHL) while on the power play. Anaheim has attempted 1,046 shots (24th in the league) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 7.93%, while allowing the other team 1,383 shots. So far this year, the Anaheim Ducks have earned 83 goals, 24 points, and a points percentage of .333. They have granted a total of 146 goals to be scored by way of 106 goals at even strength and 40 goals while they had less men on the ice. They have recorded 105 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play percentage of 16.19%. They have a penalty kill percentage of 70.59% on the other teams 136 power play tries, and their save percentage currently comes in at 89.4%.
For the opposition you are likely to see Lukas Dostal between the pipes. His opposition is averaging 3.34 goals/game and he has given up 33 goals in total. Dostal's quality start rate comes out to 77.8% and he has made 7 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has started in 9 contests and has racked up 592 mins. Dostal has earned a career mark of 3-5-1 and has participated in 11 games. He has gathered 329 stops out of the 362 shots taken, giving him a save % of .909.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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