Pittsburgh Penguins vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 11/25/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Pittsburgh Penguins vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Friday, November 25, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
The Pittsburgh Penguins (9-7-3) are headed to Wells Fargo Center on Friday where they will take on the Philadelphia Flyers (7-8-4).
The Pittsburgh Penguins came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 5-3 victory against the Blackhawks in their previous contest . The Penguins had a good offensive performance in this win. For the outing, they tallied a score on 5 of the 25 shots they put on goal. In addition, they had 2 opportunities with more players on the ice but didn't get a goal. Pittsburgh accounted for 18 penalty mins in this contest.
Concerning their goal scoring prowess, the Pittsburgh Penguins have racked up 70 goals (5th in pro hockey) on the campaign and have surrendered 64. For the current season, they have tallied 21 points and their points % is .553. Pittsburgh has accumulated 64 power play chances and they have tallied 12 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a percentage of 18.75%. At even strength, the Penguins let the opposition score 51 goals while notching 58 of their own. Pittsburgh has taken 632 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 11.1%. The Penguins have had 635 shots taken against them and have earned a save percentage of .899. Pittsburgh Penguins opponents have earned 63 power play tries (17th in professional hockey) and have come away with 13 goals in those attempts.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Tristan Jarry. Jarry has taken the ice for 170 games over the course of his professional hockey career. He has compiled a record of 99-50-15 and he has gotten the start in 162 games. The opposition has been able to score 425 goals versus Jarry in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 2.62. Jarry has had 4,946 shots against him and has recorded 4,521 saves. He has a save percentage of .914 for his 9,729 minutes in the crease. In his career, Jarry has tallied 98 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .605.
When they took the ice last, Philadelphia went up against the Flames in a matchup where the Flyers went home in defeat by a tally of 5-2. They had 3 opportunities on the power play in this game but weren't able to finish one of them with a goal. The Flyers scored 2 goals out of the 25 shots on goal they took.
Philadelphia has attempted 550 shots (25th in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 8.73%, while allowing the other team 643 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 74.58% on their oppositions 59 power play tries, and their save percentage is 90.5%. They have a tally of 63 chances on the power play and they have a power play percentage of 15.87%. The Flyers have 38 goals at even strength and 10 goals (29th in the league) while having more men on the ice. They have permitted 61 goals to be scored by of a combination of 46 goals at even strength and 15 goals while they were shorthanded. During this campaign, the Philadelphia Flyers have tallied 48 goals, 18 points, and a points percentage of .474.
Across the ice you will find Carter Hart defending the net. Hart has accumulated a career record of 68-65-20 and has been in net for 160 games. Hart's quality start percentage comes out to 49.7% and he has accumulated 76 quality starting assignments in his career. He has tallied 4,272 saves out of the 4,712 shots attempted, which gives him a save % of .907. His opposition is averaging 2.94 goals per game and he has given up 440 goals altogether. He got the starting nod in 153 games and has played for a total of 8,984 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Pittsburgh
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