Buffalo Sabres vs. Philadelphia Flyers, 01/10/17 – Prediction
Written by: Alex Alarcon
Buffalo Sabres (15-15-9) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (21-15-16)
Game Time: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 First Niagara Center
Lines: Sabres -105/Flyers -115
The Philadelphia Flyers travel to First Niagara Center to play the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
Time For A Winning Streak
Buffalo shows up with a record of 15-15-9 including 8-8-3 at home this season. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They’ve scored 89 goals and surrendered 109 for a goal differential of -20.
The Sabres have a record of 3-4-3 in their last 10 contests. Their record against the spread is 14-24 while their over/under record sits at 15-20-4.
The Sabres have a total of 39 points on the season. They have 28 power play goals on 128 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 22%. They have allowed 117 power play opportunities and have given up 30 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%.
Back to square 1
Philadelphia comes into this matchup having played 42 games. They have an overall record of 21-15-6 and on the road they have a record of 8-9-3. Currently they are 5th in the Metropolitan Division.
They’ve scored 123 goals and given up 129 goals for a point differential of -6
The Flyers have 48 total points this season. They have scored 123 goals while giving up 129 goals. They have had 144 power play opportunities and have scored 31 goals on those chances for a percentage of 22%.
The Flyers have allowed 120 power play opportunities and given up 22 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 82%. They average 32 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.29% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
- Sabres are 19-41 in their last 60 games following a win.
- Sabres are 9-21 in their last 30 games playing on 2 days rest.
- Sabres are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. Metropolitan.
- Flyers are 14-5 in the last 19 meetings.
- Flyers are 5-0 in their last 5 vs. Atlantic.
- Flyers are 8-3 in their last 11 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game.
- Flyers are 8-3 in their last 11 games playing on 1 days rest.
Take the Flyers in this one. They have owned Buffalo over the last 19 games.
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