Flyers vs. Devils - 12/11/14 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New Jersey Devils (11-13-5) at Philadelphia Flyers (9-13-5)
NHL Hockey: Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers -125 / New Jersey Devils +113 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MSG, CSN
The New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers play Thursday at the Wells Fargo Center.
The New Jersey Devils have split their last four games and begin a three-game road trip. The Devils are averaging 2.3 goals per game and have scored 10 goals in their last four games. The New Jersey Devils have scored three power play goals in their last four games and have split their last 10 games when scoring at least three goals overall. Mike Cammalleri leads New Jersey with 11 goals, Jaromir Jagr has 12 assists and Damon Severson has 70 shots on goal. Defensively, the Devils are allowing 2.7 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in five of their last eight games. Cory Schneider has allowed 65 goals on 790 shots faced and Scott Clemmensen has allowed eight goals on 54 shots.
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The Philadelphia Flyers have lost seven of their last eight games and continue to drop in their division. The Flyers are averaging 2.6 goals per game and have scored nine goals in their last four games. The Philadelphia Flyers have scored a power play goal in five straight games and have won eight of their last 12 games overall when scoring at least three goals. Wayne Simmonds leads Philadelphia with 11 goals, Jakub Voracek has 25 assists and Claude Giroux has 109 shots on goal. Defensively, the Flyers are allowing three goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in five of their last seven games. Steve Mason has allowed 49 goals on 587 shots faced and Ray Emery has given up 29 goals on 278 shots.
The Devils are 24-51 in their last 75 road games and 2-7 in their last 9 overall. The Flyers are 0-5 in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and 6-13 in their last 19 games playing on 1 days rest. The Devils are 4-0 in the last 4 meetings in Philadelphia and 11-3 in the last 14 meetings overall.
There's no way I'm paying any kind of juice with the way the Flyers have been playing the last couple of weeks. The Devils haven't been leaps and bounds better, but they've dominated the Flyers the past couple of seasons and we're getting plus money with them. Take New Jersey and the value.