Planning on watching today’s Bruins and Flyers game? Catch the action at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA, as the Flyers hosts this showdown at 1:00 ET on NBCS. The Bruins come into this Eastern conference matchup as the -1.5 goal favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 6 goals.

BOSTON BRUINS VS PHILADELPHIA FLYERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Philadelphia Flyers +1.5

This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 1:00 ET on Saturday, March 23rd.

WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA FLYERS:

  • Even though they are 1.5 goal underdogs, we see the Flyers winning this game by a score of 4-3.
  • We like the Flyers on the moneyline (+127)
  • The Flyers are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Will Boston Find a Way to Win on the Road?

As the top team in the Eastern Conference, the Bruins have been favored in 61 of their 71 games this season. They come into this game with a record of 41-15-15, including a 25-15 record against other Eastern Conference teams.

On the road this season, Boston has gone 18-6-9 and have won two straight games away from home. Over their last ten games, the Bruins have gone 6-4 and are 3-2 in their last five games.

On the season, the Bruins have a puck line record of 35-36 and have gone 28-11 vs. the puck line as the favorite. Overall, they have 28 wins by multiple goals and have an average scoring margin of +.6 goals per game.

As the favorite, Boston has a puck line record of 25-36, and they come into the game with a puck line mark of 5-5 in their last ten games. In their last ten road games, the Bruins have gone 4-6 vs. the puck line.

Games involving Boston have an average of 6.1 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 5.9. In terms of their over/under performance, the Bruins come in with a record of 35-35-1.

Across their three previous road games, Boston has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-1 while averaging 2 goals per game.

Offensively, the Bruins come into the game at 3.3 goals per contest placing 9th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 16th position in the league. Coming into the game, the Bruins have a 16-2 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 24-12.

The leading scorer for Boston’s offense is David Pastrnak. Coming into the game he has 44 goals, ranking 4th in the NHL. Pastrnak also comes into the game with 55 assists.

Defensively, the Flyers are currently 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.7 shots per game against Philadelphia. They also are 17th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Linus Ullmark comes into the game having made 33 starts this season. So far, his record is 19-7 and he has a save percentage of 0.764%.

Can the Flyers Grab a Win at Home?

As the 7th seed in the Eastern Conference, the Flyers have an overall record of 35-27-9. In the Metropolitan Division, they are in 3rd place, and their conference record is 16-23. At home this season, Philadelphia has a record of 18-14-3.

Over their last ten games, the Flyers have gone 4-6, and they have lost two of their last three games. As the underdog this season, Philadelphia has a record of 22-21-7, and they have been the underdog in 49 of their 70 games.

At home this season, the Flyers have a puck line record of 15-20 and an average scoring margin of -.2 goals per game. So far, Philadelphia has gone 42-28 on the puck line, including covering in three straight games.

As the underdog, the Flyers have a puck line record of 36-13, and they have gone just 6-15 on the puck line when favored. Overall, Philadelphia has 20 wins by multiple goals and 15 wins by just one goal.

This season, Philadelphia’s games are averaging 6 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 6.1. The Flyers currently have an over/under record of 30-37-3.

Across their three previous road games, Boston has an puck line mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-1 while averaging 2 goals per game.

The Flyers come into the game scoring an average of 2.9 goals per game, putting them 22nd in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 3rd in the league. This season, the Flyers are 24-15 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 8-12 record.

Philadelphia’s current leading scorer is Travis Konecny. This season, he has 28 goals, which puts him 31st in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Konecny has 31 assists this season.

Philadelphia defense takes on the Bruins ranked 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 27.7 shots per game against Philadelphia. They also are 17th in shutouts, with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Samuel Ersson comes into the game having made 39 starts this season. So far, his record is 20-14 and he has a save percentage of 0.718%.