The Rangers and Flyers are set to face off at 3:00 ET on ABC. The Flyers will host the game at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. In this division matchup, the Rangers are favored by -1.5 against the Flyers. The over/under for the game is 6 goals.

NEW YORK RANGERS VS PHILADELPHIA FLYERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Philadelphia Flyers +1.5

This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 3:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA FLYERS:

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

Can New York Live Up to the Hype on the Road?

With a record of 38-16-3, the Rangers are currently in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference and 1st in the Metropolitan Division. They have won nine straight games and have gone 9-1 over their last ten games. On the road, New York is 18-9-3 this season.

Against other Eastern Conference teams, the Rangers have gone 20-9 this season. When they are favored, they have gone 30-13-2, including a six-game winning streak as the favorite. Over their last three games, New York has gone 3-0.

So far this season, the Rangers have gone 29-28 against the puck line, including a mark of 16-14 on the road. Overall, New York has 23 wins by multiple goals and has gone 18-27 against the puck line when favored.

Over their last ten games, the Rangers have a puck line record of 7-3, and their average scoring margin on the road is at +.5 goals per game. In their last five road games, New York has gone just 2-3 against the puck line.

The average goal total for New York’s games is sitting at 6.2. The average over/under line for the season is 6.1. The Rangers come in with an over/under record of 29-25-3.

In their last three games away from home, the Rangers have a straight up record of 3-0 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team averaged 5 goals per game in this stretch.

On the offensive side, the Rangers are scoring an 3.4 goals per game this season, ranking 9th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 14th in the league. So far this year, the Rangers are 24-11 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 14-4 in games with fewer shots on goal.

New York’s leading scorer is Artemi Panarin. So far, he has 32 goals which is 7th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Panarin has 46 assists this season.

In terms of defense, the Flyers head into the game ranked 28th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.8 shots per game against Philadelphia. So far, they are 11th in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Igor Shesterkin has started 37 games this season. His current record stands at 24-12, and his save percentage is 0.916%.

Will the Flyers Defense Show Up at Home?

At home this season, the Flyers have gone 14-12-2 and have won three straight games. In the Eastern Conference, Philadelphia is in 6th place and 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. Overall, the Flyers have a record of 30-20-7 and have gone 5-5 in their last ten games.

As the underdog, Philadelphia has gone 19-15-6 this season and has been the underdog in 40 of their 57 games. Against the Eastern Conference, the Flyers have a record of 12-16, and they are 1-2 in their last three games.

At home this season, the Flyers have a puck line record of just 11-17 and an average scoring margin of -.3 goals per game. So far, they have been the underdog in 40 of their 57 games, and their overall puck line record as the underdog is 29-11.

Philadelphia has gone 5-5 against the puck line in their last ten games and 3-7 in their last ten home games. Overall, the Flyers have 18 wins by multiple goals compared to 12 wins by just one goal.

The average goal total for Philadelphia’s games is sitting at 5.9. The average over/under line for the season is 6.1. The Flyers come in with an over/under record of 23-31-3.

Through their last three road contests, the Rangers offense has averaged 5 goals per game while allowing an average of 3. New York posted an overall record of 3-0 while going 1-2 ATS.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Flyers are averaging 2.9 goals per game this season, putting them in the 21st spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 2nd in the league. This season, the Flyers have a 21-12 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 7-8 record.

The leading scorer for Philadelphia’s offense is Travis Konecny. Coming into the game he has 27 goals, ranking 20th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 27 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Flyers head into the game ranked 28th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.8 shots per game against Philadelphia. So far, they are 11th in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Goalie Samuel Ersson gets the start and has made 29 starts this season. His record at this point is 16-10, and his save percentage is 0.692%.