Islanders vs. Flyers - 1/19/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Flyers (18-21-7) at New York Islanders (30-14-1)
NHL Hockey: Monday, January 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Nassau Coliseum)
The Line: New York Islanders -195 / Philadelphia Flyers +175 --- Over/Under: 6 See the Latest Odds
TV: CN8PHI, MSG+, NHL
The Philadelphia Flyers and New York Islanders meet Monday afternoon at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
The Philadelphia Flyers are trying to stay afloat by splitting their last eight games. The Flyers are averaging 2.7 goals per game and have scored four goals in their last three games. The Philadelphia Flyers have scored five 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 leads Philadelphia with 17 goals, Claude Giroux has 35 assists and Wayne Simmonds has 119 shots on goal. Defensively, the Flyers are allowing 2.9 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in five of their last six games. Steve Mason has allowed 67 goals on 833 shots faced and Ray Emery has given up 48 goals on 417 shots faced.
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The New York Islanders have won four of their last five games and play their second home game of 2015. The Islanders are averaging 3.1 goals per game and have scored 13 goals in their last three games. The New York Islanders have scored two power play goals in their last six games and have won six of their last seven games when scoring at least three goals overall. John Tavares leads New York with 20 goals, Kyle Okposo has 29 assists and Brock Nelson has 112 shots on goal. Defensively, the Islanders are allowing 2.8 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in five of their last eight games. Jaroslav Halak has allowed 78 goals on 885 shots faced and Chad Johnson has given up 39 goals on 299 shots.
The Flyers are 7-20 in their last 27 road games and 3-7 in their last 10 vs. Metropolitan. The Islanders are 19-7 in their last 26 home games and 24-7 in their last 31 vs. Eastern Conference. The Flyers are 20-7 in the last 27 meetings in New York and 37-14 in the last 51 meetings overall.
You guys know I'm all about value, and I see that the Flyers have won 20 of the last 27 meetings in New York. With that line, I'm not sure how you pass it up.