Philadelphia Flyers vs. Nashville Predators - 11/27/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nashville Predators (12-6-3) at Philadelphia Flyers (7-10-5)
NHL Hockey: Friday, November 27, 2015 at 3:30 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers +137 / Nashville Predators -152 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSM, CSN
The Nashville Predators and Philadelphia Flyers meet Friday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Nashville Predators hope for a nice road victory after splitting their last 10 games. The Nashville Predators are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 17.6 percent of their power plays. James Neal leads Nashville with nine goals, Filip Forsberg has nine assists and Shea Weber has 51 shots on goal. Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 80.3 percent of their power play chances. Pekka Rinne has allowed 42 goals on 469 shots faced and Carter Hutton has given up nine goals on 101 shots. Rinne has allowed 10 goals in his last three games.
USA TODAY Sports
The Philadelphia Flyers need a victory here after losing six of their last eight games. The Philadelphia Flyers are averaging 1.7 goals per game and are scoring on 15.9 percent of their power plays. Claude Giroux leads Philadelphia with eight goals, Jakub Voracek has 11 assists and Brayden Schenn has 48 shots on goal. Defensively, the Philadelphia Flyers are allowing 2.8 goals per game and are killing 79.7 percent of their power play chances. Michal Neuvirth has allowed 19 goals on 310 shots faced and Steve Mason has given up 39 goals on 414 shots. Mason has allowed seven goals in his last three games.
The Predators are 0-4 in their last 4 vs. Metropolitan and 2-5 in their last 7 road games. The Flyers are 7-15 in their last 22 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-6 in their last 7 home games. The Predators are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Philadelphia.
The Flyers are just in one of those slumps and aren't even getting the job done on their home ice. The Predators are easily the better team here and have to be the pick given the way Philly has looked as of late.