Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Flyers and Maple Leafs. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Eastern conference contest is set at 6 goals, with the Maple Leafs being favored by -1.5 goals at home against the Flyers.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS VS TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Toronto Maple Leafs -1.5

This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS:

  • Even though they are 1.5 goal underdogs, we see the Flyers winning this game by a score of 4-3.
  • We like the Flyers on the moneyline (+130)
  • The Flyers are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Will the Flyers Win in Toronto?

On the road this season, the Flyers are 15-7-4, and they have won four straight games. In the Eastern Conference, Philadelphia is in 5th place and 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. Overall, the Flyers have a record of 29-19-6.

As the underdog, Philadelphia is 19-14-5 this season, and they have won two straight games when not favored. Against other Eastern Conference teams, the Flyers have gone 12-14 this season.

Philadelphia enters this game with an overall puck line record of 32-22 and a road puck line mark of 21-5. So far this season, the Flyers have 17 wins by multiple goals and have dropped 14 games by more than one goal.

Over their last ten road games, the Flyers have a puck line record of 7-3 and a road scoring differential of +.5 goals per contest. As the underdog, Philadelphia has a puck line mark of 28-10, and their average scoring margin as the underdog is at 0 goals per game.

The average goal total for Philadelphia’s games is sitting at 5.9. The average over/under line for the season is 6.1. The Flyers come in with an over/under record of 21-30-3.

The Flyers are 2-1 puck line in their three last road games and 2-1 straight-up.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Flyers are averaging 2.9 goals per game this season, putting them in the 18th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 2nd in the league. Philadelphia’s offense comes into the game ranked 28th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 1st in the NHL.

Philadelphia will be looking for a good game from Travis Konecny who leads the team in scoring with 25 goals, ranking 18th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Konecny has 24 assists this season.

In terms of defense, the Maple Leafs head into the game ranked 22nd in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30 shots per game against Toronto. So far, they are 5th in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Goalie Samuel Ersson comes into the game having made 26 starts this season. So far, his record is 15-9 and he has a save percentage of 0.654%.

Can the Maple Leafs Hold Strong at Home?

Heading into today’s game, the Maple Leafs have a record of 27-16-8, which has them in 4th place in the Atlantic Division and 7th in the Eastern Conference. At home this year, Toronto is 13-10-2 and has won two straight games at Scotiabank Arena.

Against teams from the Eastern Conference, the Maple Leafs have gone 10-17 this season. Over their last ten games, Toronto has a record of 6-4, and they have gone 23-12-7 as the favorite in their 42 games as the favored team this year.

At home this season, the Maple Leafs have gone just 8-17 vs. the puck line and 3-7 vs. the puck line in their last ten games at home. Overall, Toronto’s puck line record is at 16-35, and they have gone just 10-32 against the puck line as the favorite.

So far this year, Toronto has 14 wins by multiple goals and 13 wins by just one goal. In their last ten games, the Maple Leafs have gone just 3-7 vs. the puck line.

On average, Toronto’s games have finished with 6.7 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 6.5. In total, the Maple Leafs come in with an over/under record of 26-23-2.

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 2. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 2-1.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Maple Leafs are averaging 3.5 goals per game this season, putting them in the 7th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 5th in the league. Toronto’s offense is currently ranked 10th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 14th in the league.

Toronto will be looking for a good game from Auston Matthews who leads the team in scoring with 42 goals, ranking 1st in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 21 assists so far.

The Maple Leafs defense is currently 22nd in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30 shots per game against Toronto. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 5th with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Ilya Samsonov comes into the game having made 22 starts this season. So far, his record is 10-4 and he has a save percentage of 0.562%.