Flyers vs. Lightning - 1/12/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tampa Bay Lightning (27-12-4) at Philadelphia Flyers (16-19-7)
NHL Hockey: Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers +118 / Tampa Bay Lightning -130 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SUN, CSN, NHL
The Tampa Bay Lightning and Philadelphia Flyers play Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have won seven of their last eight games and begin a two-game road trip. The Lightning are averaging 3.2 goals per game and have scored 10 goals in their last three games. The Tampa Bay Lightning have scored three power play goals in their last four games and have won six of their last seven games when scoring at least three goals overall. Steven Stamkos leads Tampa Bay with 22 goals, Tyler Johnson has 28 assists and Nikita Kucherov has 97 shots on goal. Defensively, the Lightning are allowing 2.5 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in their last three games. Evgeni Nabokov has allowed 25 goals on 232 shots faced and Ben Bishop has given up 70 goals on 800 shots.
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The Philadelphia Flyers have lost six of their last eight games and end a four-game homestand. The Flyers are averaging 2.6 goals per game and have scored six goals in their last three games. The Philadelphia Flyers have four power play goals in their last four games and have won six of their last seven games when scoring at least three goals overall. Jakub Voracek and Wayne Simmonds have combined for 32 goals, Claude Giroux has 32 assists and Sean Couturier has 68 shots on goal. Defensively, the Flyers are allowing 2.9 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in seven of their last nine games. Steve Mason has allowed 67 goals on 833 shots faced and Ray Emery has given up 45 goals on 405 shots.
The Lightning are 7-1 in their last 8 vs. Eastern Conference and 8-3 in their last 11 games playing on 2 days rest. The Flyers are 6-13 in their last 19 vs. Eastern Conference and 1-4 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest. The Lightning are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Philadelphia and 13-3 in the last 16 meetings overall.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have owned the Flyers over the years and that shouldn't change with the way both teams have been playing lately. Give me the road team for the solid price.