Flyers face Boston Bruins: NHL odds preview and stats

Philadelphia FlyersBoston Bruins
March 9, 1:00 PM | TD Garden

Philadelphia Flyers vs Boston Bruins Odds

11-13-1TEAM RECORD15-3-3

Hockey bettors look for value at TD Garden on Saturday as host Boston battles the Philadelphia Flyers in hockey odds action.

The Bruins bring a 15-3-3 record to the battle against the 11-13-1 Flyers. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Boston go 10-11 so far and the Flyers go 13-11-1.

View Philadelphia vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Bruins were listed earlier today as -168 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.5.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 10-rated Flyers taking on the No. 2-rated Bruins in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston's No. 6-ranked offense (3 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.1 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 15.2% rate while the Flyers have a 83.5% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 5-4 loser at home against the Penguins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -127 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Boston won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Maple Leafs on March 7. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -210 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

A few Flyers at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Boston
Philadelphia is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Boston is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Philadelphia
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Boston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Buffalo, Sunday, March 10
Boston at Ottawa, Monday, March 11

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