Flyers vs. Coyotes - 2/27/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Coyotes (27-28-6) at Philadelphia Flyers (27-22-11)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers -138 / Arizona Coyotes +115 --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Coyotes and Philadelphia Flyers meet Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Arizona Coyotes could use a win after losing 10 of their last 13 games. The Arizona Coyotes are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 18.9 percent of their power plays. Shane Doan leads Arizona with 23 goals, Oliver Ekman-Larsson has 29 assists and Max Domi has 114 shots on goal. Defensively, the Arizona Coyotes are allowing 3.1 goals per game and are killing 77.9 percent of their power play chances. Louis Domingue has allowed 71 goals on 820 shots faced and Anders Lindback has given up 47 goals on 443 shots. Domingue has allowed eight goals in his last three games.
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The Philadelphia Flyers look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Philadelphia Flyers are averaging 2.4 goals per game and are scoring on 18.4 percent of their power plays. Wayne Simmonds leads Philly with 21 goals, Claude Giroux has 33 assists and Brayden Schenn has 125 shots on goal. Defensively, the Philadelphia Flyers are allowing 2.6 goals per game and are killing 78.9 percent of their power play chances. Steve Mason has allowed 95 goals on 1,117 shots faced and Michal Neuvirth has given up 56 goals on 771 shots. Mason has allowed seven goals in his last three games.
The Coyotes are 18-38 in their last 56 road games and 16-40 in their last 56 Saturday games. The Flyers are 2-6 in their last 8 Saturday games and 16-36 in their last 52 vs. a team with a losing record. The over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
You simply can't back the Coyotes on the road, especially with them losing 10 of their last 13 games overall. I'll take the home team and the somewhat cheap price.