Philadelphia Flyers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Prediction, 11/15/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Columbus Blue Jackets
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Location: Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+112) Blue Jackets (-134)
The Columbus Blue Jackets (4-9-1) will try to defeat the Philadelphia Flyers (7-6-2) at Nationwide Arena on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has Philadelphia at +112 and Columbus opens at -134. The total has been set at 7.
The Philadelphia Flyers will look to clean up some issues after taking a 5-1 defeat against the Stars their last time out. Philadelphia garnered 6 penalty mins in this outing. The Flyers had a below average offensive outing in this defeat. In addition, they had 6 attempts on the power play but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. In the game, they were able to notch a goal on 1 out of the 38 shots they put on goal.
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In the matter of their goal scoring prowess, the Philadelphia Flyers have accumulated 37 goals (31st in the National Hockey League) so far this year and have given up 43. For the current campaign, they have racked up 16 points and their points % is .533. Philadelphia comes into tonight with 50 power play opportunities and they have scored 8 goals out of those advantages, giving them a rate of 16.00%. When at even strength, the Flyers have allowed 32 goals while notching 29 of their own. Philadelphia has tried 436 shots and is the owner of a shot percentage of 8.5%. The Flyers have had 516 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .917. Philadelphia Flyers opponents have recorded 49 power play opportunities (23rd in the NHL) and have a total of 11 goals in those chances.
The man in goal for this game is Carter Hart. The opposition has been able to score 424 goals versus Hart in his pro career and his goals against average is 2.91. Hart has been involved in 156 contests over the course of his hockey career. He has a save percentage of .908 in his 8,738 minutes guarding the cage. He has an overall record of 68-63-18 and he has started in 149 games. Throughout his time in hockey, Hart has earned 76 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is at .510. Hart has had 4,587 shots taken against him and has recorded 4,163 saves.
The last time they were on the ice, Columbus faced off against the Islanders in a matchup where the Blue Jackets went home in defeat by a final score of 4-3. The Blue Jackets tallied 3 goals of the 29 shots on goal they attempted. They had 2 power play attempts in this one and earned 1 out of those attempts.
The Blue Jackets have earned 35 goals at even strength and 3 goals (32nd in hockey) while having more men on the ice. Columbus has attempted 426 shots (28th in hockey) and has a shot percentage of 8.92%, while allowing the other team 506 shots. This season, the Columbus Blue Jackets have notched a total of 38 goals, 9 points, as well as a points percentage of .321. They have allowed 61 goals to be scored by of a combination of 53 goals at even strength and 8 goals while they had less men on the ice. They have recorded 37 power play chances and they have a power play rate of 8.11%. They have a penalty kill percentage of 80.00% on their opponents 40 power play tries, and their save percentage is currently 87.9%.
Across the ice you are likely to see Joonas Korpisalo between the pipes. He has a tally of 4,760 stops out of the 5,278 shots taken against him, giving him a save percentage of .902. Korpisalo has accrued a career record of 77-68-22 and has played in 185 games. He has made the start in 167 games and his ice time sits at 10,186 mins. Korpisalo's rate of quality starts sits at 46.7% and he has 78 quality starting assignments in his hockey career. His opposition is averaging 3.05 goals/game and he has given up 518 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Columbus (-134)
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