Game: Philadelphia Flyers vs Winnipeg Jets
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023
Location: Canada Life Centre in Winnipeg, MB
Odds/Point Spread: Flyers (+188) Jets (-225)
Canada Life Centre is the site where the Winnipeg Jets (31-18-1) will try to beat the Philadelphia Flyers (20-21-9) on Saturday. The moneyline on this contest has Philadelphia at +188 while Winnipeg is priced at -225. The betting total comes in at 6.
The Philadelphia Flyers will be looking to get a win in their next outing after their 3-2 defeat against the Wild in the last game they played. The Flyers had an offensive game that was below their expectations in this defeat. In the matchup, they scored on 2 out of the 30 shots they tried. They also had 3 power play opportunities but weren’t able to score. Philadelphia accounted for 28 mins in the box in this game.
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While playing at even strength, the Flyers let the opposition score 127 goals while earning 113 on the offensive side of the ice. Philadelphia Flyers opponents have earned 147 power play opportunities (21st in professional hockey) and have scored 34 goals in those chances. Regarding scoring goals, the Philadelphia Flyers have earned 138 goals (25th in the NHL) on the campaign and have allowed 161. Philadelphia has tried 1,499 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.2%. For the current campaign, the have a total of 49 points and their points percentage comes in at .490. The Flyers so far have had 1,578 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .898. Philadelphia has accumulated 154 power play opportunities and they have notched 25 goals during those advantages, giving them a percentage of 16.23%.
The man in net for this game is Carter Hart. Hart has been in goal for 182 contests throughout his pro hockey career. He has compiled a win-loss mark of 76-75-24 and was named the starter in 174 games. Opponents have racked up 504 goals against Hart in his professional career and his goals against average per game is 2.97. Hart has seen 5,341 shots against him and has recorded 4,837 total saves. His save percentage sits at .906 during his 10,195 minutes on the ice. In his career, Hart has accounted for 85 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .489.
The last time they were on the ice, Winnipeg squared up with the Sabres in a matchup where the Jets ended up losing by a final score of 3-2. They had 3 chances on the power play in this matchup and tallied 1 out of those chances. The Jets scored 2 goals of the 21 shots on goal they pursued.
During this campaign, the Winnipeg Jets have notched a total of 162 goals, 63 points, as well as a points percentage of .630. They have permitted 131 goals to be scored by way of 108 goals at even strength and 23 goals while they had less men on the ice. The Jets have earned 125 goals at even strength and 37 goals (11th in hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have recorded 157 power play opportunities and they have a power play rate of 23.57%. Winnipeg has put up 1,491 shots (21st in the NHL) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 10.87%, while allowing their opponents 1,551 shots. They have a penalty kill rate of 83.57% on their opponents 140 opportunities on the power play, and their save percentage is 91.6%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Connor Hellebuyck in the crease. Hellebuyck has earned a lifetime record of 224-143-36 and has participated in 419 contests. Hellebuyck’s percentage of quality starts sits at 57.1% and he has qualified for 234 quality starts in his career. He is sitting with 11,772 saves out of 12,845 shots tried, which gives him a rate of .916. His opposition is averaging 2.66 goals per game and he has yielded 1,073 goals altogether. He has started in 410 games and his ice time sits at 24,184 mins.
Who will win tonight’s NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy’s Pick: Take Winnipeg (-225)
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