Betting on today’s Islanders and Flyers game? Catch the action at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA, as the Flyers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on NBCS. This Metropolitan division matchup has an over/under of 6 goals, and the Flyers are favored by -1.5 at home vs. the Islanders.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS VS PHILADELPHIA FLYERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Philadelphia Flyers -1.5

This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Monday, April 1st.

WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA FLYERS:

  • With the Flyers being favored by 1.5, our NHL analytics models has this one playing out 4-3 in favor of the Flyers.
  • Take the Flyers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Islanders (+1.5)

Will the Islanders Find a Way to Win on the Road?

As the 10th ranked team in the Eastern Conference, the Islanders have gone 31-27-15 overall this season. In the Eastern Conference, they have gone 19-24 and 8-12 against Metropolitan Division opponents. On the road, the Islanders have gone 15-17-5 this season.

Over their last ten games, the Islanders have gone just 2-8 and have lost two straight games as the favorite. Overall, they have been the underdog in 39 of their 73 games and have gone 16-14-9 in those games.

On the season, the Islanders have gone 35-38 against the puck line, including going 20-17 on the road. So far, New York has 14 wins by multiple goals and 17 wins by just one goal. In their last ten road games, the Islanders have gone just 5-5 against the puck line.

As the underdog in 39 games this year, the Islanders have gone 26-13 against the puck line. Overall, their average scoring margin is at -0.4 goals per game. In their last five games, the team has gone just 2-3 against the puck line.

This season, New York’s games are averaging 6.3 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 6. The Islanders currently have an over/under record of 39-30-4.

In their last three games away from home, the Islanders have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 1-2 vs. the spread. The team averaged 2 goals per game in this stretch.

On offense, the Islanders are averaging 2.9 goals per game which is 23rd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 20th in the league. This year, the Islanders have recorded a 12-12 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 19-15 record.

New York’s current leading scorer is Bo Horvat. This season, he has 29 goals, which puts him 34th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 34 assists so far.

Defensively, the Flyers come into the season ranked 31st in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 27.2 shots per game against Philadelphia. For the season, they are ranked 19th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Ilya Sorokin comes into the game having made 51 starts this season. So far, his record is 22-19 and he has a save percentage of 1.0%.

Can the Flyers Please their Home Crowd?

With a record of 36-29-10, the Flyers currently sit in 8th place in the Eastern Conference and 4th in the Metropolitan Division. Over their last ten games, Philadelphia has gone just 3-7 and has lost each of their last three games.

At home this season, the Flyers have gone 19-16-3 and have lost each of their last two games at home. When favored, Philadelphia has gone 13-8-2 and has lost each of their last two games as the favorite.

Philadelphia comes into this game with a puck line record of 44-31 this season. Their average scoring differential for the year sits at -0.2 goals per game. So far, the Flyers have gone just 6-17 against the puck line when favored.

Across their last ten games at home, the Flyers have a puck line record of 5-5. On the year, their home puck line mark is at 16-22. Currently, Philadelphia has dropped two straight games vs. the puck line at home.

For the season, Philadelphia’s games have finished with an average of 6.1 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.1. Overall, the Flyers have an over/under record of 31-40-4.

Across the Islanders last three road games, the team averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 4. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 1-2, while going 1-2 straight-up.

When looking at their offense, the Flyers have an average of 2.9 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 22nd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 1st in the league. In terms of the Flyers’ offense during power plays, they are 31st in power play goals and 1st in shorthanded goals.

The leading scorer for Philadelphia’s offense is Travis Konecny. Coming into the game he has 31 goals, ranking 24th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Konecny has 33 assists this season.

Defensively, the Flyers are currently 31st in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.2 shots per game against Philadelphia. They also are 19th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. New York, goalie Samuel Ersson has started 43 games in this season. His current record is 21-16, and his save percentage stands at 0.73%.