Flyers vs. Red Wings - 3/14/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Red Wings (37-18-11) at Philadelphia Flyers (28-27-14)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers +112 / Detroit Red Wings -124 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSDT, CSN
The Detroit Red Wings and Philadelphia Flyers meet Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Detroit Red Wings need a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Red Wings are averaging 2.9 goals per game and have scored nine goals in their last three games. The Detroit Red Wings have a power play goal in seven straight and have won five of their last seven when scoring at least three goals. Tomas Tatar leads Detroit with 25 goals, Henrik Zetterberg has 41 assists and Gustav Nyquist has 156 shots on goal. Defensively, the Red Wings are allowing 2.5 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in eight straight games. Jimmy Howard has allowed 94 goals on 1,129 shots faced and Jonas Gustavsson has given up 16 goals on 168 shots.
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The Philadelphia Flyers hope to snap a four-game losing streak. The Flyers are averaging 2.5 goals per game and have scored three goals in their last three games. The Philadelphia Flyers have one power play goal in their last seven games and have won four straight when scoring at least three goals. Wayne Simmonds leads Philly with 26 goals, Jakub Voracek has 47 assists and Claude Giroux has 240 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 seven games. Steve Mason has allowed 89 goals on 1,194 shots faced and Rob Zepp has given up 25 goals on 223 shots.
The Red Wings are 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and 19-7 in their last 26 vs. a team with a losing record. The Flyers are 2-5 in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest and 4-1 in their last 5 Saturday games. The Red Wings are 0-9 in the last 9 meetings in Philadelphia.
The Red Wings haven't won in Philly in forever. However, the Flyers are back in one of thier weekly funks. Look for Detroit to finally get that win in Philadelphia.