New York Rangers (15-13-4) at Philadelphia Flyers (15-13-4)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers +105 / New York Rangers -125 --- Over/Under: 6 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The New York Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers meet in NHL action from the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday afternoon.
The New York Rangers will be looking to build on their 8-3 win over the Flyers last time out. Pavel Buchnevich leads the Rangers in scoring with 31 points coming on 13 goals with 18 assists while Ryan Strome has 30 points with 11 goals and 19 assists. Artemi Panarin’s got 29 points with 21 assists while Mika Zibanejad has 26 points with 10 goals and 16 assists. Adam Fox has a team-high 23 assists and Chris Kreider leads the Rangers with 16 goals this year. As a team, New York is averaging 3 goals on 29.8 shots with a 16.1% success rate on the PP while allowing 2.6 goals on 28 shots against with an 86.9% success rate defending the PK this season.
The Philadelphia Flyers will look to rebound from their loss to the Flyers last time out. James van Riemsdyk leads the Flyers in scoring with 31 points including 13 goals and 18 assists while Joel Farabee has a team-high 14 goals with 13 assists for his 27 points. Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek each have 25 points with a combined 37 assists between the two, with Voracek posting a team-high 20 assists this season. As a team, Philadelphia is averaging 3.1 goals on 28.4 shots per game with a 19% success rate on the PP this season while giving up 3.5 goals on 29.4 shots with a 74.6% success rate defending the PK this season.
New York is 5-0 in their last 5 games as a favorite and 4-1 in their last 5 games overall while the over is 4-0 in their last 4 games against a team with a losing record. Philadelphia is 1-10 in their last 11 games as an underdog and 0-4 in their last 4 games overall while the over is 5-0 in their last 5 games against a team with a losing record. The over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings between these two teams.
Once again, the problem for the Flyers is that they can’t seem to keep the puck out of the net while the Rangers have had the same issue but the offense has been showing up as well lately. High-scoring games have been the M.O between the two this season, so give me the over in this spot.