St. Louis Blues vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 2/22/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: St. Louis Blues vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Blues (-205) Flyers (+168)
The St. Louis Blues (29-14-6) are on their way to Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday where they will try to beat the Philadelphia Flyers (15-25-9). The odds on this game have St. Louis at -205 and Philadelphia is at +168. The over/under is set at 6.
The St. Louis Blues will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 6-3 victory against the Maple Leafs their last time on the ice. The Blues had a good offensive performance and it was apparent in the win. For the game, they earned a goal on 6 out of the 34 shots they attempted. In addition, they had 1 chance with extra men on the ice but weren't able to score. St. Louis recorded 4 mins in the box in this contest.
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When discussing their scoring, the St. Louis Blues have earned 173 goals (4th in the National Hockey League) on the campaign and have allowed 135. For the season, they have tallied 64 points and their points % is .653. St. Louis has accounted for 145 power play chances and they have notched 39 goals out of those advantages, giving them a percentage of 26.90%. At even strength, the Blues let the opposition score 113 goals while scoring 134 when they are on offense. St. Louis has taken 1,520 shots and holds a shot percentage of 11.4%. The Blues have had 1,552 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .913. St. Louis Blues opponents have 143 power play tries (17th in the league) and have a total of 22 goals in those chances.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Ville Husso. In his career, Husso has accumulated 20 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .606. He has a save percentage of .917 in his 2,011 mins in the crease. Husso has seen 1,021 shot attempts taken against him and has garnered 936 saves. Opponents have scored 85 goals versus Husso in his pro career and his goals against rate is 2.54. He has a mark of 21-9-3 and he was named the starter in 33 games. Husso has been in net for 36 games over the course of his professional hockey career.
When they were on the ice last, Philadelphia went up against the Capitals in an outing where the Flyers went home in defeat by a mark of 5-3. They had 4 opportunities on the power play in this game and recorded 1 goal out of those opportunities. The Flyers scored 3 goals out of the 33 shots on goal they pursued.
Philadelphia has put up 1,496 shots (20th in the NHL) and has earned a shot percentage of 8.36%, while allowing their opponents 1,664 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 76.03% on their oppositions 146 chances on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 89.9%. They have a total of 143 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 14.69%. The Flyers have 104 goals at even strength and 21 goals (30th in the league) while having more men on the ice. They have permitted 168 goals to be scored by way of 133 goals at even strength and 35 goals while they were shorthanded. On the campaign, the Philadelphia Flyers have accounted for 125 goals, 39 points, and a points percentage of .398.
Across the ice you will find Martin Jones patrolling the crease. He has compiled 9,414 stops out of the 10,372 shots attempted, giving him a save percentage of .908. Jones is the owner of a lifetime mark of 192-141-31 and has played in 379 games. He has made the start in 371 games and has accumulated 21,702 mins. Jones' rate of quality starts comes out to 51.8% and he has accumulated 192 quality starts in his career. The opposition is averaging 2.65 goals/game and he has surrendered 958 goals altogether.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+168) and under 5.5 goals
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