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Philadelphia Flyers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Preview

Pittsburgh PenguinsPhiladelphia Flyers
Feb 18, 1:00 PM | Wells Fargo Center

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Philadelphia Flyers Odds

32-20-5TEAM RECORD32-18-7

Pittsburgh pays a visit to Philadelphia on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Flyers bats in hockey action at Wells Fargo Center.

This season the Flyers are 32-18-7 overall while the Penguins are 32-20-5. As for the totals, Philadelphia is 34-22-1 on the OU, and Pittsburgh is 24-26-7.

View Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Flyers as -120 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Flyers at No. 5 and the Penguins at No. 1 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 2-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.6 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 20.1% rate while the Penguins have a 88.2% rate on the penalty kill.

Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Ducks on February 15. Bettors who backed the Ducks at +180 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Philadelphia won its last outing, a 7-2 result against the Sabres on February 16. Bettors who backed the Flyers at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Anaheim are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Philadelphia Flyers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Tampa Bay are 9-1
After playing Buffalo are 6-4
After a win are 2-8

A few Penguins at Flyers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Pittsburgh is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Pittsburgh is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 10 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Pittsburgh at Buffalo, Sunday, February 19
Philadelphia at Winnipeg, Tuesday, February 21

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