Philadelphia Flyers vs Minnesota Wild Prediction, 3/29/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Minnesota Wild
Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Location: Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+275) Wild (-350)
The Philadelphia Flyers (21-34-11) are hitting the road to Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday where they will play the Minnesota Wild (40-20-4). The moneyline on this contest has the Flyers at +275 and the Wild are coming in at -350. The total is set at 6.
The Philadelphia Flyers were on the losing side of the ice with a 5-4 loss to the Predators their last time out. Philadelphia earned 12 penalty minutes in this contest. Furthermore, they had 1 power play chance but didn't get a goal. The Flyers had a solid offensive output in the defeat. In the game, they finished 4 of the 23 shots they tried.
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The Flyers have had 2,246 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .898. When at even strength, the Flyers have conceded 183 goals while scoring 146 on the offensive side of the ice. Philadelphia Flyers opponents have totaled 188 power play opportunities (19th in hockey) and have scored 46 goals in those attempts. For the current season, the have a total of 53 points and their points percentage is .402. Philadelphia has taken 2,011 shots and has a shot percentage of 8.5%. With regard to their scoring capabilities, the Philadelphia Flyers have earned 171 goals (28th in pro hockey) so far this season and have surrendered 229. Philadelphia has 190 power play opportunities and they have scored 25 goals out of those tries, giving them a rate of 13.16%.
The player in the crease for this game is Carter Hart. For his career, Hart has recorded 69 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .507. He has a save percentage of .906 in his 7,994 mins guarding the cage. Hart has seen 4,171 shot attempts taken against him and has accrued 3,781 total saves. The opposition has notched 390 goals against Hart in his professional hockey career and his goals against rate is 2.93. He has amassed a mark of 62-58-16 and he was named the starter in 136 games. Hart has played in 143 contests during his professional hockey career.
The last time they were on the ice, Minnesota faced off against the Avalanche in a matchup where the Wild ended up with the victory by a tally of 3-2. The Wild tallied 3 goals out of the 29 shots on goal they pursued. They had 4 attempts on the power play in this matchup and notched 2 goals out of those attempts.
Minnesota has attempted 2,097 shots (15th in the league) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 11.06%, while allowing the opposition 2,032 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 76.21% on their oppositions 206 power play chances, and their save percentage is 90.3%. They have a total of 192 power play chances and they have a power play rate of 20.31%. The Wild have 193 goals at even strength and 39 goals (19th in the league) while on the power play. They have permitted 198 goals to be scored by of a combination of 149 goals at even strength and 49 goals while they were shorthanded. On the campaign, the Minnesota Wild have a total of 232 goals, 84 points, as well as a points percentage of .656.
For the opposition you are going to see Marc-Andre Fleury in net. He has gathered 24,119 saves out of 26,419 shots tried, giving him a percentage of .913. Fleury has a lifetime mark of 512-297-87 and has played in 929 games. He got the starting nod in 773 games and has played for a total of 53,791 mins. Fleury's rate of quality starts is 55.1% and he has accumulated 426 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. His opposition is averaging 2.57 goals per contest and he has given up 2,300 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+275)
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