Philadelphia Flyers (26-23-11) at Carolina Hurricanes (21-30-7)
|Date & Time||Tuesday February 24, 2015, 7:00 PM (EST)|
The Line: Carolina Hurricanes -110 / Philadelphia Flyers +100 --- Over/Under: 5
The Philadelphia Flyers and Carolina Hurricanes meet Tuesday at the PNC Arena.
The Philadelphia Flyers have split their last 10 games and begin a two-game road trip. The Flyers are averaging 2.6 goals per game and have scored eight goals in their last three games. The Philadelphia Flyers have three power play goals in their last three games and have won six of their last seven games when scoring at least three goals overall. Wayne Simmonds leads the Flyers with 24 goals, Jakub Voracek has 44 assists and Claude Giroux has 210 shots on goal. Defensively, the Flyers are allowing 2.8 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in five of their last seven games. Steve Mason has allowed 72 goals on 962 shots faced and Ray Emery has given up 68 goals on 634 shots.
The Carolina Hurricanes look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Hurricanes are averaging 2.2 goals per game and have scored four goals in their last four games. The Carolina Hurricanes have four power play goals in their last four games and have won five of their last seven games when scoring at least three goals overall. Eric Staal leads Carolina with 18 goals, Justin Faulk has 26 assists and Elias Lindholm has 124 shots on goal. Defensively, the Hurricanes are allowing 2.6 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in seven of their last eight games. Cam Ward has allowed 90 goals on 1,037 shots faced and Anton Khudobin has given up 56 goals on 566 shots.
The Flyers are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record and 7-19 in their last 26 road games. The Hurricanes are 2-6 in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest and 8-3 in their last 11 vs. Eastern Conference. The Flyers are 10-4 in the last 14 meetings in Carolina and 39-17-6 in the last 62 meetings overall.
The Flyers have had great success over the years playing in Carolina and are probably playing the better hockey right now as a whole. I like the road team here for the even money.