Philadelphia Flyers vs. Montreal Canadiens - 1/16/20 NHL Pick, Odds & Prediction
Montreal Canadiens at Philadelphia Flyers
Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Wells Fargo Center)
The Montreal Canadiens draw a tough road game this week against the Philadelphia Flyers. Philadelphia will be hosting this game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. Montreal will be taking the ice on the second night of a back-to-back set, having played Chicago the night before. Philadelphia will be coming into the second night of a back-to-back set, as well. Philadelphia will look to get back in the win column as they set their sights on climbing the standings.
Montreal will be taking the ice in this game averaging 3.04 GF/G. Montreal is paced on offense by the play of Tomas Tatar on the left wing. In two games against Philadelphia this year, Tomas Tatar has posted a -2 plus/minus while scoring a pair of goals. Montreal will need more from their star player as they try to keep up with Philadelphia's talented offensive roster. Montreal is surrendering 3.13 GA/G so far this season to opposing teams.
The Philadelphia Flyers come into this game ready to push the pace against Montreal. Philadelphia is averaging 3.07 GF/G while surrendering just 2.98 GA/G to opposing teams. Travis Konecny leads the way as Philadelphia's primary playmaker. Travis Konecny has scored a goal and an assist in two games played against Montreal this season. Philadelphia will need to keep their shots up against Montreal as they average almost three fewer shots against the goal per game.
- Canadiens are 10-12-3 as an underdog.
- The Flyers are 11-6-1 as the favorite.
- The Flyers are 10-11-1 O/U at home.
- The Canadiens are 14-9 O/U on the road.
The Canadiens are not that strong of a team on the road. To make matters worse for the Canadiens is the fact that the Flyers are great at home and have rarely been beaten at home this year. Look for that type of play to continue in this game as the Flyers show what has made them such a dominating team at home this year in this game. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia Flyers win 4-3.