Winnipeg Jets vs. Philadelphia Flyers - 11/7/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Flyers (4-6-3) at Winnipeg Jets (8-4-2)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm (MTS Centre)
The Line: Winnipeg Jets -169 / Philadelphia Flyers +152 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
The Philadelphia Flyers and Winnipeg Jets square off Saturday night at the MTS Centre.
The Philadelphia Flyers could use a big road win to help snap a six-game losing streak. The Philadelphia Flyers are averaging 1.8 goals per game and are scoring on 10.5 percent of their power plays. Claude Giroux leads Philly with four goals, Wayne Simmonds has five assists and Mark Streit has 30 shots on goal. Defensively, the Philadelphia Flyers are allowing three goals per game and are killing 78 percent of their power play chances. Steve Mason has allowed 23 goals on 234 shots faced and Michal Neuvirth has given up 13 goals on 209 shots. Mason has given up 10 goals in his last three games. Evgeny Medvedev is questionable with an upper-body injury.
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The Winnipeg Jets look for a victory after splitting their last 10 games. The Winnipeg Jets are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 20.5 percent of their power plays. Blake Wheeler leads Winnipeg with six goals, Bryan Little has seven assists and Mark Scheifele has 37 shots on goal. Defensively, the Winnipeg Jets are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 84.6 percent of their power play chances. Ondrej Pavelec has allowed 21 goals on 260 shots faced and Michael Hutchinson has given up 13 goals on 178 shots. Pavelec has allowed five goals in his last three games.
The Flyers are 7-1 in their last 8 vs. a team with a winning record and 0-6 in their last 6 overall. The Jets are 6-1 in their last 7 Saturday games and 12-4 in their last 16 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. The Flyers are 19-7-1 in the last 27 meetings in Winnipeg and 36-15-2 in the last 53 meetings overall.
Although the Flyers have had great success against winning teams, it's hard to pick them during this tough losing streak. The Jets have a lot of offensive firepower and should be able to beat a struggling Flyers team on their home ice.