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Philadelphia FlyersBoston Bruins
March 17, 1:00 PM | TD Garden

Philadelphia Flyers vs Boston Bruins Odds

41-22-7TEAM RECORD40-27-3

The Boston Bruins will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Philadelphia Flyers invade TD Garden on Saturday.

Boston will face the 41-22-7 Flyers. In totals betting, the Bruins are 40-28-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Flyers are 38-31-1 favoring the OVER.

View Philadelphia vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Bruins in this one will find them as -140 favorites on the NHL money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 2 (Bruins) and the No. 6 (Flyers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston's No. 3-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 22 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 17.3% rate while the Flyers have a 81.7% rate on the penalty kill.

The Flyers were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Islanders. That made winners of bettors who got Philadelphia at -131 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Boston lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Panthers on March 15. Bettors who backed the Panthers at +120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing NY Islanders are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Flyers at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
Philadelphia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Boston
Boston is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Pittsburgh, Sunday, March 18
Boston home to Toronto, Monday, March 19

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