Flyers get a visit from the Canadiens
The Philadelphia Flyers have paid off in seven of their last 10 games against the Montreal Canadiens as those Eastern teams hit the ice together in NHL odds action on Wednesday.
The Flyers and Canadiens have split their two meetings so far this season 1-1, with both of those matchups turning out to be UNDER results for totals bettors at the sportsbooks.
The OVER/UNDER has gone 5-5 over their 10 most recent meetings.
Philadelphia battles the Canadiens, currently with a 25-14-5 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 18-19-6 for the Flyers and 14-25-5 for the Canadiens.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Flyers at No. 11 and the Canadiens at No. 24 heading into this contest.
Montreal was a 2-1 winner in its last match at home against the Panthers. They won as -169 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Devils on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at +107 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 2.65 goals per game, against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.34 goals allowed. The Flyers power play is averaging 18.01% while the Canadiens defense kills off 85.91% of their penalties.
Montreal home to Chicago, Saturday, January 11th
Philadelphia home to Tampa Bay, Saturday, January 11th