Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 3/7/18 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Penguins (38-25-4) at Philadelphia Flyers (34-21-11)
NHL Hockey: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 8:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers -105 / Pittsburgh Penguins -115 --- Over/Under: 5.5 See the Latest Odds
The Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Wells Fargo Center to face the Philadelphia Flyers in NHL action Tuesday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to begin another hot streak and might be on their way. Pittsburgh had lost three in a row before winning consecutive games after a 4-3 OT win versus Calgary. The Flames received goals from Mark Giordano, Mikael Backlund and Troy Brouwer with John Gillies taking the loss with 28 stops.
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The balanced Penguins offense saw regulation goals off the sticks of Chad Ruhwedel, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang with Justin Schultz scoring in the extra session. Pittsburgh received a pair of helpers from Malkin and Phil Kessel while Tristan Jarry picked up the win with 35 saves.
The Philadelphia Flyers were one of the hottest teams in the game a week ago with an opportunity to take the lead in the Metropolitan. Philadelphia looks to regroup after three straight defeats following a 4-1 loss at Florida on Sunday where the Flyers received a third period goal from Travis Konecny.
Evgenii Dadonov topped the surging Panthers offense with a pair of goals with Aleksander Barkov and Jonathan Huberdeau also lighting the lamp. Barkov also had an assist and Roberto Luongo made 39 saves in the win while Petr Mrazek allowed four goals on 26 shots.
Over is 5-0 in Penguins last 5 games following a win and over is 4-0 in Penguins last 4 road games and Penguins are 7-1 in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest. Over is 4-0 in Flyers last 4 Wednesday games and over is 6-1 in Flyers last 7 following a loss of 3 or more goals and over is 5-1 in Flyers last 6 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. Over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings and under is 6-2-1 in the last 9 meetings in Philadelphia and Penguins are 7-3 in the last 10 meetings.
The way these teams have been going I am looking at either the Penguins or the over pending goalies…