Planning on watching today’s Flyers and Red Wings game? Catch the action at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI, as the Red Wings hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on NBCS. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 6.5 goals, and the Red Wings are -1.5 goal favorite to win at home against the Flyers.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS VS DETROIT RED WINGS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Detroit Red Wings -1.5
This game will be played at Little Caesars Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, January 25th.
WHY BET THE DETROIT RED WINGS:
- Despite being 1.5 goal underdogs, we predict the Flyers to come out on top with a final score of 4-3.
- We like the Flyers on the moneyline (+111)
- The Flyers are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
Can The Flyers Secure a Win at Detroit?
On the season, Philadelphia has gone 25-17-6 and is in 3rd place in the Metropolitan Division. In the Eastern Conference, they are 6th, and they have lost three games in a row. On the road, the Flyers have won three straight games and have gone 14-6-4 for the season.
As the underdog, Philadelphia has gone 17-12-5 on the year, and they have lost two straight games when not favored. Against the Eastern Conference, the Flyers have gone 11-12 for the year.
On the road this season, the Flyers have a puck line record of 20-4, and they come in with a puck line mark of 29-19 for the year. So far, they have had 15 wins by multiple goals and 10 by just one goal. In their last 10 games, the Flyers have gone just 3-7 against the puck line.
Philadelphia has been the underdog in 34 of their games this year, and their puck line record as the underdog is at 26-8. For the season, the team’s average scoring margin is at +.1 goals per game. Their average scoring differential on the road is at +.7 goals per game.
This season, Philadelphia’s games are averaging 5.9 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 6.2. The Flyers currently have an over/under record of 19-26-3.
Philadelphia has played well in their previous three road games, going 3-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 1. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 2-1.
For their offensive performance, the Flyers come in averaging 2.9 goals per game this season, which is 21st in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 1st in the league. Looking at how the Flyers’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 24th in power play goals and 4th in shorthanded goals.
The leading scorer for Philadelphia’s offense is Travis Konecny. Coming into the game he has 22 goals, ranking 17th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 20 assists so far.
Detroit defense takes on the Flyers ranked 6th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 32.3 shots per game against Detroit. They also are 21st in shutouts, with 2 shutouts.
Goalie Samuel Ersson comes into the game having made 21 starts this season. So far, his record is 12-7 and he has a save percentage of 0.636%.
Will the Red Wings Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?
Heading into today’s game, the Red Wings sit in 8th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 24-18-5. In their last ten games, Detroit has gone 7-3 and they have won four straight games as the favorite. At home this season, the Red Wings are 12-8-4.
Against other teams from the Eastern Conference, Detroit has gone 15-14 this season and they have gone 9-2-3 when favored. In their last three games, the Red Wings have gone 1-2.
At home this season, the Red Wings have a puck line record of 13-11 and an average scoring margin of +.3 goals per game. So far, they have won 14 games by multiple goals and 10 games by just one goal. In their last 10 games at home, Detroit has a puck line record of 5-5.
Overall, the Red Wings have a puck line record of 28-19, including a mark of 4-10 when favored. In their last three games, they have gone 2-1 vs. the puck line, and their average scoring margin this season is +.2 goals per game.
This season, Detroit’s games have an average of 6.9 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.4. The Red Wings come in with an over/under performance of 27-20-0.
When looking at their past three road matchups, Philadelphia has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 3-0 overall in these games.
On the offensive side, the Red Wings are scoring an 3.5 goals per game this season, ranking 4th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 22nd in the league. Detroit’s offense comes into the game ranked 4th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 13th in the NHL.
The leading scorer for Detroit’s offense is Dylan Larkin. Coming into the game he has 19 goals, ranking 33rd in the NHL. Larkin also comes into the game with 24 assists.
Defensively, the Red Wings come into the season ranked 6th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 32.3 shots per game against Detroit. For the season, they are ranked 21st in shutouts, coming in with 2 shutouts.
Goalie Alex Lyon comes into the game having made 18 starts this season. So far, his record is 11-6 and he has a save percentage of 0.636%.