Flyers face New Jersey Devils: NHL odds preview and stats
Philadelphia Flyers vs New Jersey Devils Odds
The Devils get a visit from the Philadelphia Flyers in hockey action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
Supporters of the Flyers have seen them go 6-7-1 so far this season, while the Devils are at 8-2-3. In totals betting, the Devils are 5-8, while the Flyers are 5-8-1.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Devils as -147 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
This game puts the Devils, most recently No. 7 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Flyers, who rate a No. 24 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 18-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.9 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 21.1% rate while the Flyers have a 80.3% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Jets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at +120 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Hurricanes at +136 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing Winnipeg are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing Carolina are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5
A few Flyers at Devils trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
Philadelphia is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
New Jersey is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
New Jersey is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
New Jersey is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
Philadelphia at Montreal, Saturday, February 16
New Jersey at NY Islanders, Saturday, February 16