Hockey bettors who backed the Flyers on the moneyline Tuesday didn’t have to sweat out a close game, as Philadelphia easily handled Minnesota 5-1 at Wells Fargo Center.
Philadelphia won as a -208 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Philadelphia got goals from Kimmo Timonen, Scott Hartnell, Braydon Coburn, Jakub Voracek, and Sean Couturier in the victory. Timonen opened the scoring at 2:56 of the first period.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 25 of 26 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Darroll Powe scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.
Minnesota got a 29-stop effort from Josh Harding in the loss.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 2-for-6, while the Wild were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 34-26.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Wild will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.