Canadiens visit Philadelphia Flyers in NHL clash
Montreal Canadiens vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds
The Flyers get a visit from the Montreal Canadiens in hockey action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
Philadelphia battles the Canadiens, currently with a 23-7-5 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 17-16-2 for the Flyers and 18-17 for the Canadiens.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Canadiens listed earlier today as favorites of 114 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 12-ranked Flyers and the No. 4-rated Canadiens in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 15-ranked offense, averaging 2.7 goals per game, against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Flyers power play is averaging 24.8% while the Canadiens defense kills off 81.1% of their penalties.
In their last action, Montreal was a 4-1 winner at home against the Hurricanes. Bettors on Montreal at -185 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Capitals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at -116 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Winnipeg are 6-4
After playing Carolina are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing Washington are 8-2
After a win are 3-7
A few Canadiens at Flyers trends to consider:
Montreal is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Montreal's last 10 games on the road
Montreal is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Montreal
Philadelphia is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Montreal
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing at home against Montreal
Montreal home to Winnipeg, Thursday, April 4
Philadelphia at Toronto, Thursday, April 4