Philadelphia Flyers vs Washington Capitals Prediction, 4/12/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Washington Capitals
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
TV: NBC Sports Washington
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+200) Capitals (-250)
The Philadelphia Flyers (23-38-11) are headed to Capital One Arena on Tuesday where they will try to defeat the Washington Capitals (40-22-10). The odds on this game have the Flyers at +200 while the Capitals are at -250. The over/under comes in at 6.
The Philadelphia Flyers will look to clean up some issues after taking a 5-3 defeat against the Ducks in their previous contest. The Flyers were neither impressive or disappointing offensively in the loss. For the outing, they were able to notch a goal on 3 of the 33 shots they looked to score on. Moreover, they had 2 power play opportunities but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. Philadelphia accounted for 4 penalty mins in this matchup.
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Philadelphia Flyers opponents have amassed 200 power play tries (24th in the league) and have a total of 48 goals in those chances. The Flyers have had 2,448 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .897. Philadelphia has tried 2,215 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 8.4%. While playing at even strength, the Flyers have conceded 204 goals while earning 161 on offense. Philadelphia has tallied 209 power play chances and they have scored 26 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 12.44%. For the season, they have scored 57 points and their points percentage sits at .396. In reference to their scoring, the Philadelphia Flyers have racked up 187 goals (28th in pro hockey) so far this season and have allowed 252.
The man in goal for this game is Carter Hart. The opposition has racked up 399 goals versus Hart in his pro career and his goals against average is 2.95. Hart has been involved in 145 matchups throughout his NHL career. His save percentage is .906 in his 8,112 mins guarding the cage. He has amassed a record of 62-60-16 and he has gotten the start in 138 games. In his career, Hart has compiled 68 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is at .493. Hart has seen 4,228 shots against him and has accrued 3,829 saves.
Their last time out, Washington opposed the Bruins in a matchup where the Capitals got the victory by a final of 4-2. They had 2 power play opportunities in this matchup but weren't able to notch a goal. The Capitals scored 4 goals out of the 33 shots on goal they took.
Washington has tried 2,257 shots (15th in pro hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 10.41%, while allowing their opponents 2,103 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 81.50% on the other teams 200 power play tries, and their save percentage currently comes in at 90.1%. They have a tally of 217 power play chances and they have a power play rate of 19.82%. The Capitals have scored 192 goals at even strength and 43 goals (19th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have granted a total of 208 goals to be scored by of a combination of 171 goals at even strength and 37 goals while they were shorthanded. So far this season, the Washington Capitals are sitting with 235 goals, 90 points, in addition to a points percentage of .625.
On the other side of the ice you are going to see Vitek Vanecek in net. He has accrued 1,845 stops out of 2,028 shots taken against him, giving him a percentage of .910. Vanecek has earned a career mark of 39-21-9 and has played in 74 games. He has started in 71 games and has played 4,158 mins. Vanecek's quality start rate is 46.5% and he has accumulated 33 quality starts in his career. The opposition is averaging 2.64 goals/game and he has relinquished 183 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+200)
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