Philadelphia Flyers vs Chicago Blackhawks Prediction, 4/25/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Chicago Blackhawks
Date: Monday, April 25, 2022
Location: United Center in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+105) Blackhawks (-125)
The Philadelphia Flyers (24-43-11) are headed to United Center on Monday where they will try to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks (26-42-11). The line on this contest has the Flyers at +105 and the Blackhawks are at -125. The total is set at 6.
The Philadelphia Flyers went home feeling good about their game by earning a 6-3 victory against the Canadiens in their previous contest. Philadelphia garnered 8 mins in the box in this game. Moreover, they had 3 chances on the power play but weren't able to net one. The Flyers had a solid offensive outing and it was apparent in this win. In the game, they scored on 6 out of the 34 shots they launched.
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The Flyers have had 2,651 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .894. While at even strength, the Flyers have conceded 228 goals while getting 176 as an offensive unit. Philadelphia Flyers opponents have amassed 219 power play opportunities (18th in hockey) and have notched 54 goals in those chances. For the current campaign, they have recorded 59 points and their points percentage sits at .378. Philadelphia has attempted 2,393 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.5%. In regard to their scoring capabilities, the Philadelphia Flyers have racked up 203 goals (28th in pro hockey) this year and have allowed 282. Philadelphia has compiled 225 power play opportunities and they have scored 27 goals during those chances, garnering them a percentage of 12.00%.
The player between the pipes for this game is Martin Jones. Throughout his time in hockey, Jones has recorded 199 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is at .517. His save percentage is at .907 in his 22,576 mins between the pipes. Jones has seen 10,851 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 9,843 total saves. Opponents have racked up 1,008 goals against Jones in his pro hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.68. He has accumulated an overall record of 197-149-32 and he has started in 385 games. Jones has been in net for 394 games during his hockey career.
In their last contest, Chicago went up against the Sharks in a matchup where the Blackhawks took the loss by a score of 4-1. They had 2 opportunities on the power play in this one but were not able to net one. The Blackhawks earned 1 goal out of the 28 shots on goal they attempted.
The Blackhawks are sitting with 158 goals at even strength and 47 goals (20th in professional hockey) while on the power play. Chicago has taken 2,268 shots (29th in hockey) and has a shot percentage of 9.04%, while allowing their opponents 2,593 shots. On the campaign, the Chicago Blackhawks are sitting with 205 goals, 63 points, and a points percentage of .399. They have a tally of 237 chances on the power play and they have a power play rate of 19.83%. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 75.35% on their opponents 215 power play tries, and their save percentage is 89.1%. They have allowed 282 goals to be scored by way of 229 goals at even strength and 53 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the rink you are likely to see Kevin Lankinen between the pipes. Opponents are averaging 3.27 goals per game and he has relinquished 211 goals overall. Lankinen's quality start rate is 45.3% and he has 29 quality starting assignments in his career. He got the starting nod in 64 contests and has racked up 3,866 minutes. Lankinen has earned a lifetime mark of 23-29-11 and has participated in 67 games. He has recorded 1,892 stops out of 2,103 shots taken against him, giving him a percentage of .900.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago (-125)
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