Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Flyers versus the Devils? The puck drops at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ABC. The game will be played at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. The over/under for this game is set at 6 goals, and the Devils are favored by -1.5 against the Flyers in a Metropolitan division matchup.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS VS NEW JERSEY DEVILS BETTING PICK

The Pick: New Jersey Devils -1.5

This game will be played at MetLife Stadium at 8:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE NEW JERSEY DEVILS:

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

Can Philadelphia Secure a Road Victory?

As the sixth-place team in the Eastern Conference, the Flyers have a record of 29-20-7 and have gone 4-1 in their last five games. On the road this season, Philadelphia has gone 15-8-5, and they have been the underdog in 39 of their 55 games.

Against other Eastern Conference teams, the Flyers have gone 12-15 this season, and they have gone 19-15-6 as the underdog. Philadelphia has won two straight games when favored and has gone 4-6 in their last ten games overall.

On the road this season, the Flyers have gone 22-5 against the puck line and have an average scoring margin of +.5 goals per game. Overall, Philadelphia has gone 33-22 against the puck line, including a mark of 29-10 as an underdog.

Coming into the game, the Flyers have won their last two games vs. the puck line and their last three as an underdog. So far, they have 17 wins by multiple goals and 12 losses by multiple goals.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring Philadelphia is 5.9. The season’s average over/under line is currently at 6.1. The Flyers come in with an over/under record of 22-30-3.

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 1 goals per game.

On the offensive side, the Flyers are scoring an 2.9 goals per game this season, ranking 17th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 2nd in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Flyers offense is 27th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 1st in the NHL.

Philadelphia’s leading goal scorer is Travis Konecny. So far this season, he has 26 goals, placing him 17th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Konecny has 25 assists this season.

Coming into the game, the Devils’ defense is 15th in takeaways at 6.7 takeaways per contest. Overall, they are giving up 3.1 goals per game which is 22nd in the NHL.

Goalie Samuel Ersson gets the start and has made 27 starts this season. His record at this point is 15-9, and his save percentage is 0.689%.

Will the Devils Defense Show Up at Home?

At home this season, the Devils have gone 12-13-2, and in the Eastern Conference, they are 16-14. Overall, New Jersey is 27-22-4, putting them in 4th place in the Metropolitan Division and 9th in the Eastern Conference. Over their last ten games, the Devils have gone 4-6.

So far this season, the Devils have been favored in 37 of their 53 games, and they have gone 22-13-2 in those games. Over their last three games, New Jersey has gone 2-1, and on the year, they have 58 points.

At home this season, the Devils have a puck line record of just 4-23, and their overall puck line record sits at 19-34. So far, New Jersey has 15 losses by more than one goal and an average scoring margin of -.1 goals per game.

As the favorite, the Devils have a puck line record of 11-26, and they have gone 5-5 against the puck line in their last ten games. In their last ten games at home, New Jersey has a puck line mark of just 3-7.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring New Jersey is 6.8. The season’s average over/under line is currently at 6.5. The Devils come in with an over/under record of 30-22-1.

In their last three road games, Philadelphia has averaged 1 goals per game while allowing 2. The team’s record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 2-1.

On offense, the Devils are averaging 3.3 goals per game which is 10th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 12th in the league. The Devils went 20-10 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 7-11.

New Jersey’s leading goal scorer is Tyler Toffoli. So far this season, he has 23 goals, placing him 26th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Toffoli has 13 assists this season.

Entering the game, the Devils’ defense ranks 15th in takeaways, averaging 6.7 takeaways per contest. In the NHL, they currently stand at 22nd in terms of goals allowed, giving up an average of 3.1 goals per game.

Entering the game, goalie Nico Daws has started 11 games this season. His current record stands at 5-6, and his save percentage is 0.377%.