New York Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, 2/6/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers
Date: Monday, February 6, 2023
Location: Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Odds/Point Spread: Islanders (-127) Flyers (+105)
Wells Fargo Center is the location where the Philadelphia Flyers (21-21-9) will take on the New York Islanders (25-22-5) on Monday. The odds on this game have New York at -127 while Philadelphia is sitting at +105. The total is set at 7.
The New York Islanders were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 2-1 victory over the Golden Knights their last time on the ice. New York had 4 mins in the box in this contest. In addition, they had 1 opportunity with more players on the ice but weren't able to net one. The Islanders had a below average offensive outing in the win. While out there on the ice, they converted 2 out of the 38 shots they attempted.
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When playing at even strength, the Islanders have given up 115 goals while scoring 125 on the offensive side of the ice. New York Islanders opponents have totaled 153 power play opportunities (18th in the NHL) and have earned 26 goals in those attempts. With regard to their scoring, the New York Islanders have accounted for 148 goals (22nd in pro hockey) on the campaign and have allowed 141. New York has taken 1,596 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.3%. For the current season, they have tallied 55 points and their points percentage is .529. The Islanders have had 1,647 shots tried against them and have a save percentage of .914. New York has tallied 148 power play chances and they have scored 23 goals during those chances, garnering them a percentage of 15.54%.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Ilya Sorokin. Sorokin has participated in 112 games over the course of his hockey career. He has an overall mark of 55-40-15 and was named the starter in 109 games. Opponents have been able to score 255 goals against Sorokin in his career and his average for goals against per game is 2.35. Sorokin has seen 3,330 shots against him and he has 3,075 saves. His save percentage is at .923 in his 6,515 mins played. For his career, Sorokin has compiled 76 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .697.
The last time they were on the ice, Philadelphia played the Jets in a game where the Flyers ended up with the win by a score of 4-0. They had 2 opportunities on the power play in this outing but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. The Flyers scored 4 goals out of the 33 shots on goal they pursued.
On the campaign, the Philadelphia Flyers have 142 goals, 51 points, and a points percentage of .500. They have allowed 161 goals to be scored by way of 127 goals at even strength and 34 goals while they were shorthanded. The Flyers have earned 117 goals at even strength and 25 goals (28th in professional hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have a total of 156 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 16.03%. Philadelphia has taken 1,532 shots (19th in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 9.27%, while allowing their opponents 1,618 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 77.33% on the other teams 150 power play chances, and their save percentage currently comes in at 90.0%.
Across the ice you will find Carter Hart defending the net. Hart holds a lifetime mark of 77-75-24 and has participated in 183 contests. Hart's quality start percentage sits at 49.1% and he has 86 quality starts in his pro career. He has a tally of 4,877 stops out of the 5,381 shots taken, which gives him a save percentage of .906. His opposition is averaging 2.95 goals per game and he has yielded 504 goals altogether. He has started in 175 games and his ice time sits at 10,255 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take New York (-127)
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