Flyers vs. Coyotes - 1/27/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Coyotes (16-25-5) at Philadelphia Flyers (19-22-7)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers / Arizona Coyotes --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSAZ, CSN
The Arizona Coyotes and Philadelphia Flyers meet Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Arizona Coyotes have lost six straight games and continue their long road trip. The Coyotes are averaging 2.2 goals per game and have scored five goals in their last three games. The Arizona Coyotes have scored two power play goals in their last six games and have won four of their last five games when scoring at least three goals overall. Mikkel Boedker leads Arizona with 14 goals, Keith Yandle has 26 assists and Oliver Ekman-Larsson has 148 shots on goal. Defensively, the Coyotes are allowing 3.3 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in four of their last seven games. Devan Dubnyk has allowed 47 goals on 561 shots faced and Mike Smith has given up 103 goals on 910 shots.
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The Philadelphia Flyers look for some consistency as they’ve split their last 10 games. The Flyers are averaging 2.7 goals per game and have scored 11 goals in their last three games. The Philadelphia Flyers have scored four power play goals in their last three games and have won four of their last five games when scoring at least three goals overall. Jakub Voracek leads Philadelphia with 17 goals, Claude Giroux has 35 assists and Wayne Simmonds has 126 shots on goal. Defensively, the Flyers are allowing 2.9 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in six of their last eight games. Steve Mason has allowed 67 goals on 833 shots faced and Ray Emery has given up 52 goals on 472 shots.
The Coyotes are 17-36 in their last 53 road games and 2-7 in their last 9 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The Flyers are 1-5 in their last 6 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Pacific. The under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Philadelphia.
The Coyotes are unbackable at this point during this long losing streak. So, I'm siding with the Flyers on their home ice for the victory.