San Jose Sharks vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 10/23/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: San Jose Sharks vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Sunday, October 23, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Sharks (+120) Flyers (-144)
Wells Fargo Center is the site where the Philadelphia Flyers will attempt to defeat the San Jose Sharks on Sunday. The moneyline on this game has San Jose at +120 while Philadelphia is sitting at -144. The over/under is 7.
The San Jose Sharks had a good night with a 3-2 victory against the Rangers in their previous contest . San Jose had 10 penalty mins in this outing. Moreover, they had 3 power play attempts and were able to score 1 goal. The Sharks offense showed they have some room for improvement in the victory. In the outing, they tallied a score on 3 out of the 27 shots they tried.
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When at even strength, the Sharks have conceded 21 goals while having 9 themselves. San Jose Sharks opponents have 20 power play opportunities (9th in professional hockey) and have come away with 0 goals in those attempts. Concerning their scoring capabilities, the San Jose Sharks have notched 11 goals (30th in the National Hockey League) on the campaign and have conceded 21. San Jose has taken 164 shots and has a shooting percentage of 6.7%. For the current season, they have tallied 2 points and their points percentage is sitting at .167. The Sharks so far have had 179 shots attempted against them and have a save percentage of .883. San Jose has 22 power play opportunities and they have tallied 2 goals out of those tries, garnering them a rate of 9.09%.
The man protecting the goal in this game is James Reimer. Over the course of his career, Reimer is sitting with 212 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .529. His save percentage currently sits at .913 for his 23,818 minutes in the crease. Reimer has had 12,773 shot attempts against him and has accrued 11,661 saves. Opponents have scored 1,112 goals against Reimer in his professional hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 2.80. He has compiled a record of 193-151-53 and he has gotten the start in 401 games. Reimer has taken the ice for 437 games over the course of his pro hockey career.
The last time they were on the ice, Philadelphia squared up with the Panthers in a matchup where the Flyers ended up losing by a mark of 4-3. They had 6 chances on the power play in this outing and scored 1 out of those attempts. The Flyers scored 3 goals of the 34 shots on goal they took.
Philadelphia has taken 113 shots (28th in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shooting percentage of 12.39%, while allowing the opposition 141 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 78.57% on their oppositions 14 power play chances, and their save percentage currently comes in at 92.9%. They have a total of 16 power play chances and they have a power play rate of 25.00%. The Flyers have accumulated 10 goals at even strength and 4 goals (14th in professional hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have allowed 10 goals to be scored by of a combination of 7 goals at even strength and 3 goals while they were shorthanded. On the year, the Philadelphia Flyers have earned a total of 14 goals, 6 points, as well as a points percentage of .750.
Across the rink you are likely to see Carter Hart between the pipes. His opposition is averaging 2.95 goals per contest and he has yielded 408 goals in total. Hart's quality start percentage is 50.7% and he has accumulated 72 quality starts in his pro career. He has started in 142 games and his ice time sits at 8,312 mins. Hart is the owner of a career record of 65-61-16 and has participated in 149 games. He has tallied 3,935 saves out of the 4,343 shots tried, giving him a save % of .906.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take San Jose (+120)
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