Blues vs Philadelphia Flyers NHL Betting Prediction

NHL Blues vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction 3/4/2024

The St. Louis Blues (31-26-3) travel to face off against the Philadelphia Flyers (32-23-7) on Monday, March 4th. This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and televised on NBCS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Puck drop is set for 7:00 ET.

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The St. Louis Blues Are Coming Off A Win

Heading into today’s game, the Blues sit in 10th place in the Western Conference with 65 points and a record of 31-26-3. In their last ten games, St. Louis has gone 4-6, including a 2-3 mark in their last five games.

On the road this season, the Blues have gone 13-15-2 and are 8-12 against Central Division opponents. As the underdog, St. Louis has gone 24-18-3 this season and has been the underdog in 45 of their 60 games.

On the road this season, the Blues have a puck line record of 15-15 and an average scoring margin of -.7 goals per game. So far this season, St. Louis has 24 losses by multiple goals and has gone 5-5 in their last ten games vs. the puck line.

As the underdog, the Blues have a puck line record of 28-17, and their average scoring differential is -.2 goals per contest. In their last ten road games, the team has gone 6-4 vs. the puck line.

Facing the Wild in their last game, the Blues won by a score of 3-1. Against the Wild, Blues’ offense was able to score in all three periods. Out of St. Louis’ three goals, one were scored during power plays. They concluded the game with 27 shots on goal and had seven giveaways.

Entering the game as the underdog, St. Louis came away with a victory against the puck line. With a combined total of 4 goals, the game concluded below the over/under line of 6.

The Philadelphia Flyers Are Coming Off A Win

At home this season, the Flyers have gone 16-13-2, and they have won two straight games at home. Overall, Philadelphia is 32-23-7 and sits in 3rd place in the Metropolitan Division and 8th in the Eastern Conference. Against teams in the East, the Flyers have gone 14-19 this year.

Over their last ten games, the Flyers have gone 5-5, and they have won two of their last three games. As the favorite this season, Philadelphia has gone 12-6-1, and they have been favored in 19 of their 62 games.

Philadelphia comes into this game with a puck line record of 38-24, including going 7-3 in their last ten games against the puck line. So far this season, the Flyers have gone 14-17 against the puck line at home, and their average scoring margin at home is -.1 goals per game.

When playing as the favorite, Philadelphia has gone just 6-13 against the puck line, but they have gone 32-11 as the underdog. Overall, the Flyers have 20 wins by multiple goals compared to 12 wins by just one goal.

In their previous game, the Flyers hosted the Senators and game away with a 4-2 win. Against the Senators, the Flyers’ offense scored in all three periods. All four goals came at even strength. They finished with 40 shots on goal and had 4 turnovers.

Philadelphia came in as the favorites with a -1.5 goal advantage and, as a result, recorded a win against the puck line. The game ended below the over/under line of 6.5, with a combined total of 6 goals.

St. Louis Offense Breakdown

On offense, the Blues are averaging 2.9 goals per game which is 26th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 26th in the league. The St. Louis offense is ranked 24th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they find themselves at 3rd in the NHL.

For the season, the over/under record of the Blues’ stands at 25-30-5. They have had 35 games during the season that exceeded the 5.5 over/under line. On average, their games are averaging 6 goals per game.

Flyers Offense Breakdown

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On the offensive side, the Flyers are scoring an 3 goals per game this season, ranking 20th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 2nd in the league. This year, the Flyers have recorded a 23-14 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 7-9 record.

The Flyers’ over/under record this season is 26-33-3. For the season, they have had 33 games that surpassed this game’s over/under line of 5.5. Overall, their games are averaging6 goals per game.

St. Louis Team Defense

St. Louis defense takes on the Flyers ranked 10th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 31.7 shots per game against St. Louis. They also are 12th in shutouts, with 4 shutouts.

Philadelphia Team Defense

The Flyers defense is currently 30th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 27.6 shots per game against Philadelphia. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 11th with 4 shutouts.

Blues vs Flyers Trends

  • Across the Blues last five road games, the team averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 3. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 2-3, while going 1-4 straight-up.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Philadelphia has an puck line record of 4-1 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 4-1 overall in these games.
  • The last ten games that Philadelphia was the underdog, they have an puck line mark of 6-4 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Blues have a straight up record of 5-5. But, their mark vs the puck line was just 5-5.

Blues vs Flyers Prediction

When making a moneyline pick, my choice is the Flyers to come out with a win against the Blues while playing at home. Considering the moneyline odds at -136, I’m placing my bet on the Flyers to win outright.

When it comes to my suggested pick for the puck line, I’d advise taking the Blues to cover. Even in the event of a Flyers victory, this matchup is likely to remain closely contested, and the Blues should cover the puck line.

For those looking at the over/under line set at 5.5 goals, our expectation is that this game will surpass that mark, and we suggest making a bet on the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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