Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Flyers versus the Rangers? The puck drops at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBCS. The game will be played at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. The over/under for this game is set at 5.5 goals, and the Rangers are favored by -1.5 against the Flyers in a Metropolitan division matchup.


The Pick: New York Rangers -1.5

This game will be played at Madison Square Garden at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, March 26th.


  • With the Rangers being favored by 1.5, our NHL analytics models has this one playing out 4-3 in favor of the Rangers.
  • Take the Rangers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Flyers (+1.5)

Can the Flyers Offense Score Enough on the Road?

On the season, the Flyers have gone 36-27-9 and are currently in 3rd place in the Metropolitan Division and 7th in the Eastern Conference. On the road, Philadelphia has gone 17-12-6.

Over their last ten games, the Flyers have gone 4-6 and have a record of 2-3 in their last five games. As the underdog, Philadelphia has gone 23-21-7 this season.

Philadelphia enters the game with a puck line record of 43-29, including a mark of 27-8 on the road. Their average scoring margin for the season sits at -.1 goals per game.

So far this year, the Flyers have been the underdog in 51 games and have a puck line record of 37-14 in those contests. Overall, they have 20 wins by multiple goals compared to 19 losses by more than one goal.

This season, Philadelphia’s games have an average of 6 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.1. The Flyers come in with an over/under performance of 30-39-3.

Philadelphia has a 0-3 record in their last three road games. In this stretch, they averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 5. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 2-1.

When looking at their offense, the Flyers have an average of 2.9 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 22nd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 2nd in the league. Philadelphia’s offense is currently ranked 31st in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 1st in the league.

Philadelphia’s current leading scorer is Travis Konecny. This season, he has 30 goals, which puts him 23rd in the NHL. Konecny also comes into the game with 31 assists.

Defensively, the Rangers come into the season ranked 25th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.2 shots per game against New York. For the season, they are ranked 17th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Heading into this matchup vs. New York, goalie Samuel Ersson has started 40 games in this season. His current record is 21-14, and his save percentage stands at 0.718%.

Can the Rangers Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

At 46-20-4, the Rangers are in first place in the Eastern Conference and the Metropolitan Division. They have won two straight games and are 7-3 in their last ten games. New York has been favored in 54 of their 70 games and have gone 36-16-2 as the favorite.

Over the course of the season, the Rangers have gone 24-9-0 at home and 28-13 against Eastern Conference opponents. In their last five games, New York has gone 4-1.

At home this season, the Rangers have gone 16-17 against the puck line and 7-3 in their last ten games. Overall, New York has a puck line record of 36-34, including going 22-32 as the favorite. So far, the team has 28 wins by multiple goals.

In their last ten games at home, the Rangers have gone 6-4 against the puck line. In their last three games at home, the team is 1-2 vs. the puck line, and their average scoring margin at home this year is +.7 goals per contest.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring New York is 6.1. The season’s average over/under line is currently at 6.1. The Rangers come in with an over/under record of 37-30-3.

In their last three road games, Philadelphia has averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 5. The team’s record in this stretch was 0-3 while going 2-1.

The Rangers come into the game scoring an average of 3.3 goals per game, putting them 11th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 16th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Rangers offense is 7th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 24th in the NHL.

New York’s leading scorer is Artemi Panarin. So far, he has 43 goals which is 6th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Panarin has 54 assists this season.

The Rangers defense is currently 25th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.2 shots per game against New York. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 17th with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Igor Shesterkin comes into the game having made 46 starts this season. So far, his record is 29-15 and he has a save percentage of 0.909%.