Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Flyers versus the Hurricanes? The puck drops at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBCS. The game will be played at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 6 goals, and the Hurricanes are favored by -1.5 vs. the Flyers.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS VS CAROLINA HURRICANES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Carolina Hurricanes -1.5

This game will be played at PNC Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, March 21st.

WHY BET THE CAROLINA HURRICANES:

  • Coming in as 1.5 goal favorites, our projections have the Hurricanes picking up a 4-3 win.
  • Take the Hurricanes on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Flyers (+1.5)

Does Philadelphia Have What it Takes on the Road?

On the season, the Flyers have gone 35-26-8, putting them in 3rd place in the Metropolitan Division and 7th in the Eastern Conference. In the Eastern Conference, Philadelphia has gone 16-22 and 8-11 in divisional games.

Over their last ten games, the Flyers have gone 5-5, and they have gone 2-3 over their last five games. On the road, Philadelphia has gone 17-12-5 this season, and they have dropped their last two games away from home.

Philadelphia comes into the game with an average scoring differential of -.1 goals per game. So far, the Flyers have played 48 games as the underdog, and their puck line record as the underdog is 35-13. Overall, the team’s puck line record is at 41-28.

In their last ten games, the Flyers have gone 5-5 against the puck line, and their road puck line record for the season is at 26-8. In their last ten road games, Philadelphia has gone 6-4 against the puck line.

For the season, Philadelphia’s games have finished with an average of 6 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.1. Overall, the Flyers have an over/under record of 30-36-3.

Philadelphia has a 1-2 record in their last three road games. In this stretch, they averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 4. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 2-1.

On the offensive side, the Flyers are scoring an 2.9 goals per game this season, ranking 21st in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 2nd 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 8-11 record.

Philadelphia’s leading goal scorer is Travis Konecny. So far this season, he has 27 goals, placing him 35th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 31 assists so far.

Carolina defense takes on the Flyers ranked 32nd in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 25.6 shots per game against Carolina. They also are 6th in shutouts, with 5 shutouts.

Goalie Samuel Ersson gets the start and has made 38 starts this season. His record at this point is 20-14, and his save percentage is 0.718%.

Can The Hurricanes Secure a Home Victory?

At home this season, the Hurricanes have gone 22-9-4, and they have won four straight games. Overall, Carolina is 43-20-6 and has 92 points, which has them in 4th place in the Eastern Conference and 2nd in the Metropolitan Division. Against other teams in the East, the Hurricanes have gone 28-11, and they have been favored in 62 of their 69 games.

Over their last 10 games, Carolina has gone 8-2, and they have won four straight games when favored. So far this season, the Hurricanes have been favored in 40 of their 62 games and have gone 40-16-6 when favored. In their last three games, Carolina has gone 3-0.

On the season, Carolina has a puck line record of 30-39, which includes going 15-20 at home. Their average scoring margin at home this year is +.8 goals per game. So far, the Hurricanes have 28 wins by multiple goals.

Carolina has gone 7-3 against the puck line in their last ten games, and their puck line record as the favorite is 26-36. In their last three games, the Hurricanes are 2-1 vs. the puck line.

For the season, Carolina’s games have finished with an average of 6.1 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.2. Overall, the Hurricanes have an over/under record of 29-39-1.

Across their last three road contests, Philadelphia has a 2-1 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-2, while averaging 2 goals per game.

When looking at their offense, the Hurricanes have an average of 3.4 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 7th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 3rd in the league. The Hurricanes went 30-17 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 11-1.

Carolina’s leading scorer is Sebastian Aho. So far, he has 27 goals which is 34th in the NHL. Aho also comes into the game with 48 assists.

In terms of defense, the Hurricanes head into the game ranked 32nd in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 25.6 shots per game against Carolina. So far, they are 6th in shutouts, achieving 5 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Pyotr Kochetkov has started 34 games this season. His current record stands at 19-12, and his save percentage is 0.709%.