Rangers host the rival Flyers at MSG
The Philadelphia Flyers are 1-0 against the New York Rangers already this season as those two Metropolitan Division teams meet at Madison Square Garden in NHL odds action on Sunday.
The Flyers topped the Rangers 2-1 as a -146 home favorite on the NHL betting lines back on October 24, turning in an UNDER result for totals bettors in the process. The Flyers, though, are just 3-7 in the last 10 games between the teams.
The Flyers will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 23-18-4 this season, while the Rangers are 23-20-3. Philadelphia is 19-20-6 against the total, while New York is 19-19-8 versus the number.
The Rangers - Flyers odds would favor the Rangers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 8 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Philadelphia is at No. 11.
In their last action, Philadelphia was a 6-3 loser at home against the Lightning. Bettors on Tampa Bay at +120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
New York won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Stars on January 10. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -162 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 23-ranked offense, averaging 2.48 goals per game, against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.78 goals allowed. The Rangers power play is averaging 21.29% while the Flyers defense kills off 84.83% of their penalties.
Philadelphia at Buffalo, Tuesday, January 14th
New York home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, January 14th