Last Updated: 2019-11-10
Travis Konecny, Oskar Lindblom, and the Philadelphia Flyers are set to face off against David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand, and the Boston Bruins at TD Garden in an Eastern Conference tilt. New England Sports Network will broadcast the matchup, which gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 10.
Philadelphia Flyers vs. Boston Bruins Odds
Boston enters the game as the heavy favorite with a moneyline of -210. The line for the Flyers is standing at +175, and oddsmakers have set the Over/Under (O/U) at an even 6 goals (-120 for the over, +100 for the under).
Earning moneyline bettors 4.3 units, Boston is 11-5 straight up (SU) overall this year. That winning percentage, the NHL’s third-strongest so far in the early season, is an improvement compared to what the team managed during last year’s regular season (49-33). Through 16 regular season contests, nine of its games have gone over the total, while five have gone under and just two have pushed. Thus far, the team’s 7-1 SU at home.
The Bruins enter the matchup with the second-strongest power-play unit in the NHL, as the team has scored on 30.9 percent of their extra-man chances this year. On the other hand, their penalty kill is ranked 12th overall, and they’ve successfully killed off 84.3 percent of all penalties.
With a .933 save percentage and 27.7 saves per game, Tuukka Rask (seven wins, three losses, and one OT loss) has been the best goalkeeper for the Bruins this season. If head coach Bruce Cassidy decides to rest him, however, Boston could turn to Jaroslav Halak (4-2-2 record, .917 save percentage, 2.82 goals against average).
Philadelphia has earned moneyline bettors 0.3 units this year and is currently 9-7 straight up (SU). Eight of its outings have gone over the total, while seven have gone under the total and none have pushed. The Flyers are 3-5 SU as a road team this season.
The Flyers have scored on 22.2 percent of their power play chances this year, a mark that’s good enough for seventh-best in the league. On the other hand, its penalty kill unit is ranked 11th overall and it’s successfully killed off 84.8 percent of all penalties.
Brian Elliott (2.88 goals against average and .909 save percentage) has been the primary option in goal for Philadelphia. Elliott is averaging 24.6 saves per game and has four wins, five losses, and one OT loss to his credit.
Philadelphia Flyers at Boston Bruins Betting Predictions
NHL Tip: SU Winner – Bruins, O/U – Over
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For both of these teams, the total has gone over in three of their last five matchups.
Over Philadelphia’s last ten games, six of them have been decided by two or more goals (the team is 4-2 in those games).
The Bruins this season have registered the 10th-most hits per game in the NHL (23.1).