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Montreal Canadiens host Philadelphia Flyers in hockey action

Philadelphia FlyersMontreal Canadiens
Feb 16, 7:00 PM | Bell Centre

Philadelphia Flyers vs Montreal Canadiens Odds

6-8-1TEAM RECORD8-4-1

The Philadelphia Flyers have lost just twice in their past 10 games against the Montreal Canadiens as those Eastern Conference clubs meet in NHL betting action at the sportsbooks on Saturday.

The Flyers and Canadiens last met last March, with Philadelphia winning 4-1 as a -255 home favorite in that contest. Philadelphia is 6-1 over its last seven games against Montreal, with the OVER/UNDER going 4-3 in those seven contests.

The Flyers will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 6-8-1 this season, while the Canadiens are 8-4-1. Philadelphia is 6-8-1 against the total, while Montreal is 7-6 versus the number.

View Philadelphia vs Montreal Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Canadiens as -142 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5.5 at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The Canadiens - Flyers odds would favor the Canadiens if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Montreal is rated No. 15 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Philadelphia is at No. 24.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Montreal's No. 15-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 21 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 20.3% rate while the Flyers have a 80.6% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 5-3 loser on the road against the Devils. Bettors on New Jersey at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Montreal, they were a 1-0 winner as they battled the Panthers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at -117 were rewarded, while the 1 goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

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

Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Carolina are 6-4
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Flyers at Canadiens trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing on the road against Montreal
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Montreal
Philadelphia is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games
Montreal is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Montreal's last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Montreal's last 10 games
Montreal is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games

Next up:
Philadelphia at NY Islanders, Monday, February 18
Montreal home to Carolina, Monday, February 18