Philadelphia Flyers vs Minnesota Wild Prediction, 1/26/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Minnesota Wild
Date: Thursday, January 26, 2023
Location: Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+195) Wild (-240)
The Philadelphia Flyers (20-21-8) are hitting the road to Xcel Energy Center on Thursday where they will try to defeat the Minnesota Wild (25-17-4). The odds on this game have Philadelphia at +195 while Minnesota is opening at -240. The over/under is set at 6.
The Philadelphia Flyers will look to clean up some issues after taking a 4-3 defeat against the Kings their last time out. Philadelphia compiled 24 mins in the box in this game. The Flyers offense didn't overly impress in this loss. Furthermore, they had 3 power play chances but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. In the game, they scored on 3 of the 31 shots they tried.
Get all of our NHL Betting Picks
When at even strength, the Flyers have conceded 125 goals while notching 111 of their own. Philadelphia Flyers opponents have totaled 144 power play opportunities (21st in the NHL) and have scored 33 goals in those chances. When talking about their goal scoring prowess, the Philadelphia Flyers have accumulated 136 goals (25th in the league) on the campaign and have conceded 158. Philadelphia has taken 1,469 shots and has a shot percentage of 9.3%. For the season, they have racked up 48 points and their points percentage is .490. The Flyers so far have had 1,555 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .898. Philadelphia has compiled 151 power play opportunities and they have scored 25 goals out of those tries, garnering them a rate of 16.56%.
The player protecting the goal in this game is Carter Hart. The opposition has notched 501 goals against Hart in his professional career and his goals against average per game is 2.97. Hart has been in goal for 181 contests over the course of his hockey career. His save percentage currently is .906 in his 10,133 minutes between the pipes. He has amassed a record of 76-75-23 and he has started in 173 games. For his professional hockey career, Hart has tallied 85 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .491. Hart has had 5,318 shots taken against him and he has 4,817 total saves.
When they took the ice last, Minnesota opposed the Lightning in an outing where the Wild went home in defeat by a final of 4-2. The Wild had 2 goals of the 35 shots on goal they took. They had 4 power play attempts in this outing and scored 1 out of those tries.
Over the course of the season, the Minnesota Wild have notched a total of 142 goals, 54 points, in addition to a points percentage of .587. They have allowed 132 goals to be scored by of a combination of 99 goals at even strength and 33 goals while they were shorthanded. The Wild have accumulated 107 goals at even strength and 35 goals (14th in the league) while having more men on the ice. They have earned 146 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 23.97%. Minnesota has put up 1,439 shots (24th in hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.87%, while allowing their opponents 1,382 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 79.11% on their opponents 158 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 90.4%.
Across the rink you will find Filip Gustavsson in net. He has accrued 1,248 stops out of 1,369 shots attempted against him, giving him a percentage of .912. Gustavsson has accumulated a career record of 21-20-4 and has played in 46 games. He got the starting nod in 41 games and has played for a total of 2,634 mins. Gustavsson's percentage of quality starts sits at 63.4% and he has qualified for 26 quality starts in his professional career. His opponents are averaging 2.76 goals per game and he has relinquished 121 goals in total.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia (+195)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's Expert Expert NHL Picks.