The battle between the Flyers and Senators didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Ottawa was handed a 7-2 defeat on Tuesday at Scotiabank Place.
Philadelphia was favored by -150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Max Talbot, Claude Giroux, James van Riemsdyk, Wayne Simmonds, Harry Zolnierczyk, Matt Read, and Sean Couturier each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Read opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 6:20 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Sean Couturier and Matt Carle.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 21 of 23 Ottawa shots in the victory.
Jason Spezza and Erik Karlsson scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Sergei Bobrovsky.
Ottawa got a 17-stop effort from Craig Anderson in the loss.
Philadelphia scored 3 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Ottawa went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 30-23.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Senators will aim to get back on the winning track vs Winnipeg.