Philadelphia Flyers vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 11/2/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+225) Maple Leafs (-280)
Scotiabank Arena is the location where the Toronto Maple Leafs (4-4-2) will try to beat the Philadelphia Flyers (5-2-1) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Flyers at +225 while the Maple Leafs are sitting at -280. The total comes in at 7.
The Philadelphia Flyers will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 4-3 loss to the Hurricanes in their previous game. The Flyers had an average offensive performance in this defeat. For the game, they tallied a score on 3 of the 29 shots they attempted. Additionally, they had 6 power play opportunities and were able to notch 1 goal. Philadelphia garnered 10 mins in the box in this contest.
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When playing at even strength, the Flyers have conceded 16 goals while getting 18 of their own. Philadelphia Flyers opponents have tallied 26 power play opportunities (29th in hockey) and have racked up 5 goals in those chances. In terms of their scoring capabilities, the Philadelphia Flyers have racked up 24 goals (26th in the National Hockey League) for the year and have given up 21. Philadelphia has attempted 219 shots and has a shooting percentage of 11.0%. For the current season, they sit with 11 points and their points percentage is .688. The Flyers have had 287 shots tried against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .927. Philadelphia has accounted for 28 power play chances and they have added 6 goals during those chances, giving them a percentage of 21.43%.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Felix Sandstrom. Sandstrom has played in 7 games throughout his hockey career. He has compiled an overall mark of 0-6-1 and he was named the starter in 7 games. Opponents have racked up 22 goals against Sandstrom in his professional hockey career and his goals against average is 3.20. Sandstrom has seen 237 shots taken against him and he has 215 total saves. He has a save percentage of .907 for his 412 minutes on the ice. Throughout his time in hockey, Sandstrom has 4 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .571.
In their last outing, Toronto played the Ducks in a matchup where the Maple Leafs went home in defeat by a tally of 4-3. They had 2 power play chances in this game and recorded 1 out of those attempts. The Maple Leafs scored 3 goals out of the 36 shots on goal they took.
For the year, the Toronto Maple Leafs have 27 goals, 10 points, as well as a points percentage of .500. They have allowed 30 goals to be scored by of a combination of 21 goals at even strength and 9 goals while they were shorthanded. The Maple Leafs are sitting with 18 goals at even strength and 9 goals (6th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have a total of 37 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 24.32%. Toronto has tried 314 shots (10th in professional hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 8.60%, while allowing the opposition 287 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 75.68% on their opponents 37 power play opportunities, and their save percentage currently sits at 89.5%.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Ilya Samsonov protecting the goal. He has accounted for 2,266 stops out of the 2,508 shots attempted against him, giving him a save percentage of .904. Samsonov is sitting with a lifetime mark of 56-24-8 and has participated in 95 games. He got the starting nod in 85 games and has accumulated 5,222 mins. Samsonov's quality start rate is 44.7% and he has accumulated 38 quality starts in his pro hockey career. Teams are averaging 2.78 goals per game and he has allowed 242 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Toronto (-280)
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