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Two Best OVER Teams in the NHL Meet This Afternoon

For all those people who whine about there not being enough goals in the NHL, there’s a game this afternoon that features the New York Rangers (the highest-scoring team in the league) going up against the Philadelphia Flyers (the team that’s been scored on the most). This one has shootout written all over it and will most likely be one of the most heavily bet OVERs of the year.

  • The Rangers are 7-2 in their last 9 games as favorites against the Flyers.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of the Flyers' last 5 games with 1 day off between games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of the Rangers' last 5 games.

To go along with their goals-against crown, the Flyers are second only to the Rangers in the goals-for category. These factors have led to the Broad Street Bullies cashing OVER bets at a ridiculous 11-5 rate in games where the total has closed at 5.5. The Rangers are 11-7 in the same category and are tied with the Flyers for the most OVERs in the NHL this year.

These trends are a little contrary to how these teams’ matchups have gone in the past, however, as they’ve posted a 2-5-3 O/U record in their last 10 meetings.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Philadelphia Flyers as 113 moneyline underdogs in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

A 3.1-2.3 result in favor of the Rangers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

New York Rangers vs Philadelphia Flyers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the New York Rangers have seen them go 14-6-1 so far this season, while the Flyers are at 9-9-3. In totals betting, the Philadelphia Flyers are 13-6-2, while the Rangers are 13-7-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs New York injuries news.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Philadelphia Flyers at No. 4 and the New York Rangers at No. 2 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Philadelphia Flyers No. 2-ranked offense (3.19 goals per game) against a New York Rangers defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.52 goals per game allowed. The Flyers powerplay has clicked at a 25.68% rate while the Rangers have a 86.21% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rangers were a 6-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +112 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Lightning on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Lightning at -164 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • NY Rangers is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
  • NY Rangers is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 5 games
  • NY Rangers is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Philadelphia is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing NY Rangers

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Ottawa, Sunday, November 27th
Philadelphia home to Calgary, Sunday, November 27th