Red Wings look for win in Philadelphia
The Detroit Red Wings and the Philadelphia Flyers have played to a pair of OVER results on the NHL betting lines so far this season as those teams hit the ice on Tuesday night.
Detroit topped Philadelphia 5-2 as a -194 home favorite on the NHL odds back on October 12, with the Flyers then winning 6-3 in Detroit as a road underdog on December 4.
The OVER has paid out for bettors in three of their last four meetings.
The Flyers sport a record of 25-22-6 heading into this matchup, while the Red Wings sit at 23-18-11 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 25-21-7 for the Flyers and 22-25-5 for the Red Wings.
If you're going with the Flyers in this one, they were listed as moneyline Favorite of -136 on most hockey betting menus early today for Tuesday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.
The Flyers sit at No. 16 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Wings sit at a No. 25 on the same chart.
In their last action, Detroit was a 5-4 loser at home against the Panthers. Bettors on Florida at +142 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 Philadelphia's No. 17-ranked offense (2.68 goals per game) against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.77 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 18.78% rate while the Red Wings have a 84.34% rate on the penalty kill.
A few Red Wings at Flyers trends to consider:
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
Philadelphia is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit home to Washington, Friday, January 31st
Philadelphia at Anaheim, Thursday, January 30th