Betting on today’s Flames 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. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 6 goals, and the Flyers are favored to win at home vs. the Flames.
CALGARY FLAMES 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, January 6th.
WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA FLYERS:
- According to our analysis, we anticipate the Flyers to win this one with a projected score of 4-2.
- Take the Flyers on the moneyline
- The Flyers should also cover at -1.5
Do the Flames Have a Shot at a Win at Philadelphia?
This season, the Flames currently hold an overall record of 17-16-5. When playing on the road, Calgary has a 8-9-4 record, while they are 9-7-1 at home. This record has them sitting 6th in the Western Pacific division and 12th in the Western conference.
Calgary is 19-19 against the puck line this season. On the road, their puck line record sits at 10-11 compared to 9-8 at home. On average, Calgary’s games have finished with 6.3 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6.2. In total, the Flames come in with an over/under record of 21-16-1.
The Flames are 2-1 puck line in their three last road games and 2-1 straight-up.
When looking at their offense, the Flames have an average of 3.1 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 19th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 7th in the league. Looking at how the Flames’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 29th in power play goals and 1st in shorthanded goals.
The leading scorer for Calgary’s offense is Blake Coleman. Coming into the game he has 15 goals, ranking 43rd in the NHL. Coleman also comes into the game with 14 assists.
The Flyers defense is currently 26th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 28.8 shots per game against Philadelphia. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 8th with 3 shutouts.
Heading into this matchup vs. Philadelphia, goalie Jacob Markstrom has started 22 games in this season. His current record is 10-10, and his save percentage stands at 0.7941176470588235%.
Does Philadelphia Have a Shot at a Home Win?
Philadelphia will be looking to snap their current two game home losing streak in today’s game vs. the Flames. Overall, they are sitting at 19-14-6 this season. At the moment, they hold the 5th spot in the Eastern Metropolitan division and are ranked 8th in the Eastern conference.
Analyzing their performance against the puck line, Philadelphia has a 26-12 record. On the road they are 18-3 against the puck line, while their overall home performance is8-9. For the season, Philadelphia’s games have finished with an average of 5.8 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.2. Overall, the Flyers have an over/under record of 15-22-1.
In their last three home games, Philadelphia has averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 3. The team’s record in this stretch was 0-3 while going 2-1.
When looking at their offense, the Flyers have an average of 2.9 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 23rd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 4th in the league. So far this year, the Flyers are 11-8 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 6-6 in games with fewer shots on goal.
The leading scorer for Philadelphia’s offense is Travis Konecny. Coming into the game he has 20 goals, ranking 12th in the NHL. Konecny also comes into the game with 15 assists.
Philadelphia defense takes on the Flames ranked 26th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 28.8 shots per game against Philadelphia. They also are 8th in shutouts, with 3 shutouts.
Entering the game, goalie Carter Hart has started 20 games this season. His current record stands at 9-7, and his save percentage is 0.7598039215686274%.