Flyers vs. Predators - 2/21/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nashville Predators (39-13-6) at Philadelphia Flyers (24-23-11)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers +126 / Nashville Predators -139 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSM, CSN, NHL
The Nashville Predators and Philadelphia Flyers meet Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Nashville Predators look to stay hot with wins in six of their last eight games. The Predators are averaging three goals per game and have scored 10 goals in their last three games. The Nashville Predators have three power play goals in their last four games and have won eight straight when scoring at least three goals overall. James Neal leads Nashville with 21 goals, Filip Forsberg has 31 assists and Colin Wilson has 125 shots on goal. Defensively, the Predators are allowing 2.3 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in six of their last 10 games. Pekka Rinne has allowed 89 goals on 1,280 shots faced and Carter Hutton has given up 34 goals on 357 shots.
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The Philadelphia Flyers look to get back on track with losses in four of their last six games. The Flyers are averaging 2.6 goals per game and have scored six goals in their last three games. The Philadelphia Flyers have two power play goals in their last four games and have won four of their last five games when scoring at least three goals overall. Wayne Simmonds leads the Flyers with 22 goals, Jakub Voracek has 42 assists and Claude Giroux has 199 shots on goal. Defensively, the Flyers are allowing 2.8 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in five of their last eight games. Steve Mason has allowed 72 goals on 962 shots faced and Ray Emery has given up 68 goals on 634 shots.
The Predators are 7-1 in their last 8 vs. Metropolitan and 2-5 in their last 7 road games. The Flyers are 6-2 in their last 8 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and 1-4 in their last 5 overall. The home team is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
Hard to back the Flyers with the way they've been playing lately. Meanwhile, the Predators are on a nice little run and have owend the Metropoliatan recently. Take the road team and the fairly cheap price.