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Flyers Have Been Bad On The Road

The Philadelphia Flyers have been pretty mediocre this season, but that mediocrity turns into some downright poor play on the road. In their past 25 games away from Philly, the Flyers are just 8-17. The Flyers will have an uphill battle Friday when they visit the league leading Dallas Stars.

Shark Bites
  • The Stars are 8-2 in their last 10 games coming off two days rest.
  • The Flyers are 5-13 in their past 18 games against the Western Conference.
  • Antti Niemi and Steve Mason are expected to start for their respective teams.

If the Flyers have one safe haven away from Philly it is Dallas, where they are 4-1 in their past five appearances. Though offense has been hard to come by for the Flyers (2.07 gpg) you can’t blame Claude Giroux who has five goals and nine assists in the past nine games.

The Stars have been great at the American Airlines Center this season with the team sporting a 10-3 record and averaging nearly four goals per game on home ice. Valeri Nichushkin has been a big part of the Stars offensive attack lately, as the youngster has scored two goals and five assists in Dallas’ past five games.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Philadelphia Flyers were listed as 214 underdogs on the NHL hockey moneyline earlier at Bet365. The over under total was set at 5.5 before betting started earlier on Friday at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.1-2.3 result in favor of the Flyers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Philadelphia Flyers vs Dallas Stars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Dallas Stars are 21-5-2 overall while the Philadelphia Flyers are 12-11-6. As for the totals, Dallas is 15-13 on the OU, and Philadelphia is 9-12-8. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 29-rated Philadelphia Flyers taking on the No. 2-rated Dallas Stars in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Dallas Stars No. 1-ranked offense (3.54 goals per game) against a Philadelphia Flyers defense that ranks No. 20 at 2.76 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 25.58% rate while the Flyers have a 76.19% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Blues. Bettors on Philadelphia at +154 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Dallas, they were a 6-5 winner as they battled the Hurricanes at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Stars at -208 were rewarded, while the 11 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Dallas is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Dallas's last 5 games
  • Dallas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Dallas's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia home to Carolina, Tuesday, December 15th
Dallas at St. Louis, Saturday, December 12th