Looking to win big? The Flyers and Panthers face off at 7:00 ET on NBCS. The Panthers are hosting the game at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, FL. The over/under for this game is set at 6 goals, and the Panthers are the -1.5 goal favorites against the Flyers in a Eastern conference matchup.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS VS FLORIDA PANTHERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Florida Panthers -1.5
This game will be played at FLA Live Arena at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, February 6th.
WHY BET THE FLORIDA PANTHERS:
- With the Panthers being favored by 1.5, our NHL analytics models has this one playing out 4-3 in favor of the Panthers.
- Take the Panthers on the moneyline
- On the spread, we like Flyers (+1.5)
Can Philadelphia Lock in a Road Win?
Through 50 games, the Flyers sit in 8th place in the Eastern Conference with 56 points. In the Metropolitan Division, Philadelphia is 3rd with an overall record of 25-19-6. On the road, the Flyers have gone 14-7-4 this season.
Heading into tonight’s game, Philadelphia has lost five straight games and is 0-5 in their last five contests. As the underdog, the Flyers have gone 17-14-5 this year and have lost four straight games when not favored.
On the season, the Flyers have gone 29-21 against the puck line, including a road mark of 20-5. In their last ten games, Philadelphia has gone just 3-7 vs. the puck line. Overall, the team’s average scoring margin sits at .0 goals per contest.
So far, the Flyers have been the underdog in 36 games and have gone 26-10 against the puck line in those contests. In their last five games, Philadelphia has gone 0-5 vs. the puck line, and their puck line record as the underdog is currently at 26-10.
Games involving Philadelphia have an average of 5.9 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.2. In terms of their over/under performance, the Flyers come in with a record of 20-27-3.
Philadelphia has played well in their previous three road games, going 2-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 1. 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 23rd in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 1st in the league. Coming into the game, the Flyers have a 17-11 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 6-8.
Philadelphia will be looking for a good game from Travis Konecny who leads the team in scoring with 22 goals, ranking 22nd in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 20 assists so far.
Defensively, the Panthers are currently 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.1 shots per game against Florida. They also are 23rd in shutouts, coming in with 2 shutouts.
Heading into this matchup vs. Florida, goalie Samuel Ersson has started 23 games in this season. His current record is 12-9, and his save percentage stands at 0.641%.
Do the Panthers Stand a Chance at Home?
At home this season, the Panthers have gone 14-7-2 and have won four straight games.
So far this year, Florida has gone 31-14-4 overall and 15-6 against Eastern Conference opponents. In the Atlantic Division, the Panthers are in 2nd place, and they have gone 6-4 in divisional games.
Florida enters the game with a puck line record of 23-26 this season and has gone 2-3 against the puck line in their last five games. So far, the Panthers have had 19 wins by multiple goals and have gone 15-24 against the puck line as the favorite.
At home, the Panthers have gone just 8-15 against the puck line this season and have gone 1-4 against the puck line in their last five games at home. In their last ten home games, Florida has gone just 3-7 against the puck line.
On average, Florida’s games have finished with 5.8 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6.4. In total, the Panthers come in with an over/under record of 18-30-1.
The Flyers are 2-1 puck line in their three last road games and 2-1 straight-up.
When looking at their offense, the Panthers have an average of 3.2 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 14th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 2nd in the league. This year, the Panthers have recorded a 23-13 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 6-1 record.
The leading scorer for Florida’s offense is Sam Reinhart. Coming into the game he has 37 goals, ranking 2nd in the NHL. Reinhart also comes into the game with 25 assists.
Florida defense takes on the Flyers ranked 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 27.1 shots per game against Florida. They also are 23rd in shutouts, with 2 shutouts.
Goalie Sergei Bobrovsky gets the start and has made 36 starts this season. His record at this point is 23-10, and his save percentage is 0.913%.