Philadelphia Flyers vs. Detroit Red Wings - 11/8/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Red Wings (6-6-1) at Philadelphia Flyers (6-6-1)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers -128 / Detroit Red Wings +104 --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSDT, CSN
The Detroit Red Wings and Philadelphia Flyers meet Tuesday night in NHL action at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Detroit Red Wings could use a bounce back victory to snap a rough five-game losing streak. The Red Wings are averaging 2.6 goals per game and are scoring on 19.1 percent of their power play opportunities. Thomas Vanek leads Detroit with four goals, Darren Helm has three assists and Dylan Larkin has 41 shots on goal. Defensively, the Detroit Red Wings are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 80.5 percent of their opponents power plays. Petr Mrazek has given up 27 goals on 280 shots faced and Jimmy Howard has allowed five goals on 141 shots. The Detroit Red Wings have allowed 11 goals in their last three games.
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The Philadelphia Flyers look for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Flyers are averaging 3.5 goals per game and are scoring on 27.5 percent of their power play opportunities. Jakub Voracek leads Philadelphia with six goals, Wayne Simmonds has six assists and Matt Read has 26 shots on goal. Defensively, the Philadelphia Flyers are allowing 3.7 goals per game and are killing 77.5 percent of their opponents power plays. Michal Neuvirth has given up 24 goals on 170 shots faced and Steve Mason has allowed 22 goals on 180 shots. The Philadelphia Flyers have scored three or more goals in seven straight games.
The Red Wings are 7-19 in their last 26 road games and 0-5 in their last 5 overall. The Flyers are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record and 7-18 in their last 25 games playing on 2 days rest. The Red Wings are 0-12 in the last 12 meetings in Philadelphia and 1-4 in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Red Wings have had zero success over the years playing in Philly, and they're currently tough to back given their losing stretch. The Flyers have been up and down in their ownright, but at home against a slummping Detroit team for the cheap price is a bet hard to pass up. Give me the Flyers here.