New Jersey Devils vs Philadelphia Flyers NHL Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/28/21

New Jersey Devils vs Philadelphia Flyers NHL Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/28/21 Photo by Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Flyers (4-2-1) at New Jersey Devils (3-2-1)

NHL Hockey: Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 7:00 pm (Prudential Center)

The Line: New Jersey Devils +135 / Philadelphia Flyers -155 --- Over/Under: 5.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Philadelphia Flyers and New Jersey Devils meet Thursday in NHL action at the Prudential Center.

The Philadelphia Flyers look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Philadelphia Flyers are averaging 3.6 goals per game and are scoring on 29.2 percent of their power play opportunities. Travis Konecny leads Philadelphia with five goals, Jakub Voracek has seven assists and James van Riemsdyk has 20 shots on goal. Defensively, the Philadelphia Flyers are allowing 3.4 goals per game and are killing 65.2 percent of their opponents power plays. Carter Hart has allowed 19 goals on 158 shots faced and Brian Elliott has allowed five goals on 81 shots.

The New Jersey Devils look for a win to build on their 3-2-1 record. The New Jersey Devils are averaging 2.3 goals per game and are scoring on 14.3 percent of their power play opportunities. Miles Wood leads New Jersey with three goals, Ty Smith has five assists and P.K. Subban has 16 shots on goal. Defensively, the New Jersey Devils are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 65.2 percent of their opponents power plays. Mackenzie Blackwood has allowed six goals on 115 shots faced and Scott Wedgewood has allowed eight goals on 93 shots.

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The Flyers are 10-4 in their last 14 road games and 23-10 in their last 33 overall. The Devils are 7-3 in their last 10 home games and 20-46 in their last 66 Thursday games. The over is 6-1 in Flyers last 7 overall. The under is 12-5 in Devils last 17 overall. The Flyers are 4-1 in the last 5 meetings. The road team is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.

The Philadelphia Flyers looked way to comfortable in their 5-3 win over the Devils, as they had New Jersey playing on their heels the entire game and then put them away with three goals in the third period. The Flyers are a team I've backed a ton dating back to last season and they've given me little reason to jump off the bandwagon. The Flyers have been money across the board, especially in the favorite role. I'll lay the somewhat reasonable price.

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Randy’s Pick Philadelphia Flyers -155

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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