Flyers play on the road against Chicago
The OVER has paid out for totals bettors in six of the last eight games between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Chicago Blackhawks as those two teams meet up on Wednesday night.
Overall the OVER/UNDER is 6-3-1 in the last 10 Flyers vs. Blackhawks matchups dating back to 2008. Philadelphia and Chicago have split their last 10 meetings at five wins apiece, but the Hawks have won two in a row in the series.
Chicago will face the 13-14-3 Flyers. In totals betting, the Blackhawks are 18-14 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Flyers are 10-16-4 favoring the OVER.
The visitors opened as 195 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5.5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Blackhawks and the No. 9-ranked Flyers, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
In their last action, Philadelphia was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Senators. Bettors on Ottawa at -133 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 1-ranked offense (3.7 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 12 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Blackhawks powerplay has clicked at a 22.94% rate while the Flyers have a 84% rate on the penalty kill.
Philadelphia home to Montreal, Thursday, December 12th
Chicago at Toronto, Saturday, December 14th