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Edmonton Oilers (18-15-1) vs Philadelphia Flyers (19-12-5)
2024-01-02 21:00:00 EDT
The Line: Betting Odds: Edmonton Oilers -200 / Philadelphia Flyers +162 --- Over/Under: 6.5
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The Philadelphia Flyers need a win after losing 4 of their last 5 games. The Edmonton Oilers are riding a 5-game winning streak. Let’s preview this game and give out a Philadelphia Flyers vs Edmonton Oilers prediction.

Philadelphia Flyers Betting Preview 

The Philadelphia Flyers beat the Canucks, but they just lost to the Kraken and Flames. The Philadelphia Flyers are averaging 2.9 goals per game and are scoring on 10.5 percent of their power play opportunities. Travis Konecny leads Philadelphia with 17 goals, Travis Sanheim has 21 assists and Owen Tippett has 125 shots on goal. Defensively, the Philadelphia Flyers are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 85.7 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Carter Hart has allowed 47 goals on 554 shots faced, and Samuel Ersson has given up 40 goals on 408 shots.

Philadelphia Flyers Team Facts

  • The Flyers have lost four of their last five games.
  • The road team has covered the puck line in each of the Flyers’ last 11 games.
  • The Flyers have won the first period in five of their last six games against Pacific Division opponents.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 1′ market has hit in nine of the Flyers’ last 11 games as underdogs against opponents on a winning streak.

Edmonton Oilers Betting Preview 

The Edmonton Oilers beat the Devils, Rangers, Sharks, Kings, and Ducks during this streak. The Edmonton Oilers are averaging 3.6 goals per game and are scoring on 25 percent of their power play opportunities. Zach Hyman leads Edmonton with 21 goals, Connor McDavid has 35 assists and Evan Bouchard has 103 shots on goal. Defensively, the Edmonton Oilers are allowing 3.2 goals per game and are killing 79.2 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Calvin Packard has allowed 16 goals on 167 shots faced, and Stuart Skinner has given up 68 goals on 632 shots.

Edmonton Oilers Team Facts

  • The Oilers have won each of their last seven night games following a road win.
  • The Oilers have covered the puck line in each of their last seven night games following a road win.
  • The favorites have won the first period in each of the Oilers’ last six games.
  • The ‘Over 2.5 Goals Period 1′ market has hit in four of the Oilers’ last five games as favorites.

Philadelphia Flyers vs Edmonton Oilers prediction

The Edmonton Oilers should be favored because they’re at home, and they’re coming off a fine week. However, the Flyers are playing just as well, and they’ve been a nightmare on the road with an 11-5-4 record. The Flyers have also won 6 of the last 10 meetings against the Oilers. We’re getting more than 1.5 times our money. Hard to pass up the Flyers as a value play in this spot.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Philadelphia Flyers +162

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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