Flyers open up series against Rangers
The Philadelphia Flyers have been tagged with a loss in each of their last eight games at Madison Square Garden as they open their playoff series against the New York Rangers on Thursday.
The Flyers and Rangers met four times during the regular season, with the Metropolitan Division teams splitting the contests at two wins apiece while the OVER/UNDER went 1-2-1. Overall the Flyers are 4-6 in their last 10 games against New York.
Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line
If you're going with the New York Rangers in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 120 on most NHL hockey betting menus early today for Thursday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at BetOnline.
Computer Prediction: Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Rangers Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3-2.7 win for the Rangers on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
This season the New York Rangers are 45-31-6 overall while the Philadelphia Flyers are 42-30-10. As for the totals, New York is 30-41-11 on the OU, and Philadelphia is 42-32-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Philadelphia injuries news.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 10-ranked New York Rangers and the No. 6-rated Philadelphia Flyers in this matchup.
How Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Rangers Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the New York Rangers No. 18-ranked offense (2.66 goals per game) against a Philadelphia Flyers defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.87 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 18.18% rate while the Flyers have a 84.81% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Philadelphia was a 6-5 loser in its last match at home against the Hurricanes. They lost as -150 favorites, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.
New York lost its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Canadiens on April 12. Bettors who backed the Canadiens at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Rangers Betting Odds Trends
Philadelphia is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
NY Rangers is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Rangers's last 6 games
NY Rangers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Rangers's last 8 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Philadelphia at New York, Sunday, April 20th