Philadelphia Flyers vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction, 2/21/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Edmonton Oilers
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Location: Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB
The Philadelphia Flyers (22-25-10) are en route to Rogers Place on Tuesday where they will try to defeat the Edmonton Oilers (30-19-8).
The Philadelphia Flyers will need a bounce back game after taking a 6-2 loss against the Canucks in their previous contest . The Flyers left a lot to be desired in terms of their offense in the loss. In the game, they tallied a score on 2 out of the 37 shots they tried. Moreover, they had 2 power play chances and were able to net 1 goal. Philadelphia tallied 4 penalty mins for this contest.
Concerning their scoring capabilities, the Philadelphia Flyers have accounted for 152 goals (26th in the NHL) for the year and have allowed 182. For the season, they have tallied 54 points and their points percentage is sitting at .474. Philadelphia has tallied 166 power play opportunities and they have notched 27 goals during those advantages, giving them a percentage of 16.27%. When playing at even strength, the Flyers have allowed 144 goals while having 125 when they are on offense. Philadelphia has attempted 1,692 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.0%. The Flyers have had 1,782 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .898. Philadelphia Flyers opponents have tallied 160 power play opportunities (25th in pro hockey) and have earned 38 goals in those chances.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Felix Sandstrom. In his career, Sandstrom has tallied 6 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .400. His save percentage currently is .891 during his 911 minutes in the crease. Sandstrom has had 478 shot attempts against him and has recorded 426 saves. The opposition has scored 52 goals against Sandstrom in his pro career and his average for goals against per game is 3.42. He has accumulated an overall mark of 1-12-2 and he was named the starter in 15 games. Sandstrom has played in 16 contests throughout his hockey career.
In their last game, Edmonton faced the Avalanche in an outing where the Oilers took the defeat by a score of 6-5. The Oilers had 5 goals out of the 40 shots on goal they pursued. They had 1 chance on the power play in this outing but weren't able to notch a goal.
Edmonton has attempted 1,901 shots (5th in professional hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 11.26%, while allowing the other team 1,826 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 74.63% on their oppositions 201 power play chances, and their save percentage comes in at 89.8%. They have a total of 198 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 31.31%. The Oilers have earned 152 goals at even strength and 62 goals (1st in the league) while on the power play. They have allowed 187 goals to be scored by way of 136 goals at even strength and 51 goals while they had less men on the ice. This season, the Edmonton Oilers have earned 214 goals, 68 points, in addition to a points percentage of .596.
On the other side of the ice you are likely to see Stuart Skinner between the pipes. He has racked up 1,256 stops out of the 1,378 shots attempted against him, giving him a save % of .911. Skinner holds a lifetime mark of 20-17-4 and has been in goal for 44 games. He has been a starter 42 games and has been on the ice for 2,523 minutes. Skinner's quality start percentage is 54.8% and he has earned 23 quality starting assignments in his hockey career. Opponents are averaging 2.90 goals per game and he has relinquished 122 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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