Philadelphia Flyers vs. New Jersey Devils Pick-Odds-Prediction - 3/11/14
New Jersey Devils (28-24-13) at Philadelphia Flyers (33-24-7)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers -142 / New Jersey Devils +129 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Flyers host the New Jersey Devils at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday.
New Jersey needed offense and got plenty of it when they outscored Carolina 5-4 on Saturday. The surging Devils are trying to string the wins together and thanks newly acquired Tuomo Ruutu's tally with under seven minutes left in regulation the Devils have won four of six. Adam Henrique scored twice with Damien Brunner and Travis Zajac also finding the back of the net. Martin Brodeur didn't have his best game with 29 stops but his offense bailed him out. The struggling Hurricanes are heading in the wrong direction with defeats in six of eight.
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A third period rally went for naught as Philadelphia dropped a 4-3 decision in overtime at Toronto on Saturday. Joffrey Lupul scored the game winner in the extra session while Mason Raymond, Jake Gardner and Nazem Kadri joined him in the scoring column. Jonathan Bernier picked up the win with a 28 save effort to outduel Steve Mason who recorded 32 stops. The Flyers receive a pair of tallies from Kimmo Timonen with Braydon Coburn scored the tying goal late in the final frame. In the end, Philadelphia saw their three game winning streak end in disappointment.
The road team is 4-0 in the last four meetings while the under is 5-0 in the past five in Philly and has gone 4-0-1 in the last five overall. The trends seem to favor the under but I'll look in to this further when the goalies are announced because both teams are scoring...