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Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Philadelphia Flyers - 3/15/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Philadelphia Flyers at Toronto Maple Leafs
Date & Time Friday March 15, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Scotiabank Arena
Toronto, Ontario
The Line
The Line: Philadelphia Flyers +155 / Toronto Maple Leafs -186 -- Over/Under: 6.5
TV Channel
NSP+, TSN4
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NHL | Philadelphia Flyers at Toronto Maple Leafs
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The Philadelphia Flyers and Toronto Maple Leafs meet Tuesday in NHL action at the Scotiabank Arena.

The Philadelphia Flyers look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Philadelphia Flyers are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 17.1 percent of their power play opportunities. Sean Couturier leads Philadelphia with 28 goals, Claude Giroux has 53 assists and Jakub Voracek has 178 shots on goal. Defensively, the Philadelphia Flyers are allowing 3.3 goals per game and are killing 77.9 percent of their opponents power plays. Brian Elliott has given up 55 goals on 655 shots faced and Carter Hart has allowed 55 goals on 662 shots. The Philadelphia Flyers have allowed three or less goals in six of their last nine games.

The Toronto Maple Leafs could use a win here after splitting their last eight games. The Toronto Maple Leafs are averaging 3.6 goals per game and are scoring on 22.3 percent of their power play opportunities. John Tavares leads Toronto with 39 goals, Mitch Marner has 60 assists and Morgan Rielly has 187 shots on goal. Defensively, the Toronto Maple Leafs are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 80.3 percent of their opponents power plays. Frederik Andersen has given up 135 goals on 1,696 shots faced and Garret Sparks has allowed 44 goals on 467 shots. The Toronto Maple Leafs have allowed three or less goals in 10 of their last 13 games.

The Flyers are 4-0 in their last 4 games playing on 0 days rest, 8-2 in their last 10 road games and 5-2 in their last 7 games as a road underdog. The Maple Leafs are 36-16 in their last 52 games as a home favorite, 53-25 in their last 78 games as a favorite and 39-18 in their last 57 home games. The home team is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings and the favorite is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings. The over is 7-2-1 in Flyers last 10 overall. The over is 8-2 in Maple Leafs last 10 overall.

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in need of a bounce back victory after their defense fell apart in their last two games against the Lightning and Blackhawks. The Philadelphia Flyers are quite hot and have had no problem winning on the end of back to backs, but this is a tough schedule spot after just playing another playoff team in the Washington Capitals. The home team has also won six of the last seven meetings between the Maple Leafs and Flyers. This is a game the Maple Leafs should be able to win on their home ice.

Pick:
Toronto Maple Leafs -186

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