Philadelphia Flyers vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction, 12/13/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022
Location: Ball Arena in Denver, CO
TV: Altitude Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+168) Avalanche (-205)
The Philadelphia Flyers (9-13-7) are headed to Ball Arena on Tuesday where they will go up against the Colorado Avalanche (14-10-2). The moneyline on this contest has Philadelphia at +168 and Colorado is opening at -205. The over/under is 6.
The Philadelphia Flyers had a rough game after their 5-4 loss to the Coyotes in the last game they played. Philadelphia recorded 9 penalty minutes for this matchup. The Flyers had a impressive offensive output in the defeat. In addition, they had 2 chances with the advantage but weren't able to make the most of them. For the game, they earned a goal on 4 of the 41 shots they launched.
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When playing at even strength, the Flyers have given up 72 goals while having 56 when they are on offense. Philadelphia Flyers opponents have totaled 90 power play opportunities (17th in the NHL) and have racked up 23 goals in those chances. In relation to their scoring capabilities, the Philadelphia Flyers have accounted for 70 goals (29th in the league) for the year and have given up 95. Philadelphia has tried 852 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 8.2%. For the season, they have accumulated 25 points and their points percentage sits at .431. The Flyers thus far have had 918 shots attempted against them and have earned a save percentage of .897. Philadelphia has compiled 86 power play chances and they have scored 14 goals out of those tries, garnering them a percentage of 16.28%.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Carter Hart. Hart has participated in 168 games throughout his hockey career. He has amassed a mark of 70-69-22 and was named the starter in 161 games. Opponents have been able to score 464 goals versus Hart in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 2.95. Hart has had 4,922 shot attempts taken against him and has recorded 4,458 saves. His save percentage is at .906 in his 9,441 minutes guarding the cage. In his professional hockey career, Hart has 80 quality starts and his quality starts percentage sits at .497.
In their last game, Colorado faced the Blues in a game where the Avalanche took home the win by a final score of 3-2. They had 3 opportunities on the power play in this one but weren't able to notch a goal. The Avalanche scored 3 goals of the 31 shots on goal they took.
So far this season, the Colorado Avalanche have accumulated 80 goals, 30 points, in addition to a points percentage of .577. They have allowed 73 goals to be scored by way of 51 goals at even strength and 22 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Avalanche are sitting with 53 goals at even strength and 27 goals (5th in the league) while on the power play. They have earned 93 power play opportunities and they have accumulated a power play rate of 29.03%. Colorado has tried 850 shots (21st in professional hockey) and has earned a shooting percentage of 9.41%, while allowing the opposition 861 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 76.09% on the other teams 92 power play opportunities, and their save percentage is 91.5%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Alexandar Georgiev in net. Opponents are averaging 2.90 goals per game and he has surrendered 391 goals overall. Georgiev's percentage of quality starts sits at 52.6% and he has made 71 quality starts in his NHL career. He has made the start in 135 games and has played for a total of 8,089 mins. Georgiev holds a career record of 69-53-13 and has been in net for 147 games. He has accrued 3,958 stops out of 4,349 shots attempted, which gives him a save % of .910.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Colorado (-205)
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