With their lengthy winning streak against the Philadelphia Flyers now over, the New York Rangers will try to start another one on Tuesday night as those Atlantic Division clubs take to the ice.
The Rangers had paid off on the NHL betting lines against the Flyers eight times in a row until Philadelphia edged them 2-1 at home last week. The Flyers had last beaten the Rangers back in February 2011, with the OVER/UNDER 6-4 in their last 10 meetings.
The Rangers are 2-3 so far on the season. The Flyers, meanwhile, are 2-4. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 3-2 and the Flyers go 2-3-1 on the totals.
This game puts the Rangers, most recently No. 19 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Flyers, who rate a No. 27 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 14-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 15 at 3 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 9.1% rate while the Flyers have a 69% rate on the penalty kill.
Philadelphia was a 5-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Lightning. They lost as +132 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of PUSH bettors.
New York won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Maple Leafs on January 26. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -185 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing Tampa Bay are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Flyers at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
Philadelphia is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 5 games at home
NY Rangers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing Philadelphia
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Washington, Friday, February 1
NY Rangers home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, January 31