The Philadelphia Flyers (25-19-6) travel to face off against the Florida Panthers (31-14-4) on Tuesday, February 6th. This game will be played at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise and televised on NBCS. The Panthers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Flyers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Bruins. Puck drop is set for 7:00 ET.
Flyers vs Panthers
The Philadelphia Flyers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Despite being the underdog, the Flyers have played well on the road this season, going 14-7-4 in their 25 games away from Philadelphia. In the Eastern Conference standings, the Flyers are currently in 8th place and have a record of 25-19-6.
Over their last ten games, the Flyers have gone 5-5, but they have lost five straight games and have not won in their last three contests. As the underdog this season, Philadelphia has a record of 17-14-5.
On the road, the Flyers have a puck line record of 20-5 and a puck line record of 29-21 overall. So far this year, Philadelphia has 15 wins by multiple goals and 10 wins by just one goal.
As the underdog, the Flyers have a puck line record of 26-10, including going 2-1 against the puck line in their last three road games. Overall, Philadelphia has dropped five straight games vs. the puck line.
The Flyers aim to bounce back following their 6-2 loss at home to the Bruins. The first period saw the Flyers being held without a goal, but they turned things around offensively by scoring one time in the second period and one goal in the third. In the game, Philadelphia managed to score all two goals at even strength. They concluded with 37 shots on goal and committed 6 turnovers.
As the underdog, Philadelphia suffered both a straight-up and loss vs. the puck line. The teams surpassed the over/under line, which was set at 6 goals, with a combined total of 8 goals.
The Florida Panthers Are Coming Off A Win
With a record of 31-14-4, the Panthers are in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference and the Atlantic Division. Over their last 10 games, Florida has gone 6-4. At home this season, the Panthers are 14-7-2, and they have won four straight games as the favorite.
So far this year, Florida has been favored in 39 of their 49 games, going 26-11-2 in those contests. Over their last five games, the Panthers have gone 4-1, and they have won four straight games as the favorite.
Florida comes in with a puck line record of 23-26 overall and 15-11 on the road. The Panthers have 19 wins by multiple goals and have dropped two straight games vs. the puck line. So far this year, Florida has been favored in 39 games and has a puck line mark of 15-24 in those contests.
At home, the Panthers have an average scoring margin of +.3 goals per game, and their puck line record is 8-15. Over their last ten games at home, Florida has gone just 3-7 against the puck line. Overall, the team’s average scoring margin is +.6 goals per contest.
The Panthers recently played against the Islanders and secured a win with a score of 3-2. The first period saw the Panthers being held without a goal, but they turned things around offensively by scoring one time in the second period and one goal in the third. Out of Florida’s three goals, two were scored during power plays. They concluded the game with 37 shots on goal and had nine giveaways.
Despite the straight-up win, Florida did not cover the puck line, as they were favored by -1.5. The over/under line for the game was 6, and it concluded with a combined total of 5 goals.
Philadelphia Offense Breakdown
On offense, the Flyers are averaging 2.9 goals per game which is 23rd in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 1st in the league. This season, the Flyers have a 17-11 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 6-8 record.
The Flyers’ over/under record this season is 20-27-3. For the season, they have had 24 games failing to surpass this game’s over/under line of 6. Overall, their games are averaging 5.9 goals per game.
Panthers Offense Breakdown
For their offensive performance, the Panthers come in averaging 3.2 goals per game this season, which is 14th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 2nd in the league. So far this year, the Panthers are 23-13 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 6-1 in games with fewer shots on goal.
The Panthers come in with an over/under record of 18-30-1. Over the course of the season, they have had 27 games failing to surpass the 6 goal over/under line. The average number of goals in their games is at 5.8 per game.
Philadelphia Team Defense
Philadelphia defense takes on the Panthers ranked 25th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 28.1 shots per game against Philadelphia. They also are 5th in shutouts, with 4 shutouts.
Florida Team Defense
Florida defense takes on the Flyers ranked 30th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 27.1 shots per game against Florida. They also are 23rd in shutouts, with 2 shutouts.
Flyers vs Panthers Trends
- Through their last five road contests, the Flyers offense has averaged 2 goals per game while allowing an average of 2. Philadelphia posted an overall record of 3-2 while going 2-3 ATS.
- Across their ten previous home games, Florida has an puck line mark of 3-7. Their straight up record in these matchups was 5-5 while averaging 3 goals per game.
- Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Panthers have gone 8-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 5-5.
- Although the Flyers have a strong straight up record in their last five games as the betting favorite, they have not done as well vs the puck line going 0-5.
If you’re looking for a straight moneyline bet, then the Panthers are the way to go. However, with a payout of -217, you might consider using this bet as a leg of a parlay.
If you’re looking for a puck line bet, I’d suggest going with the Flyers to cover. Even in the event of a Panthers victory, this game is expected to be closely fought, and the Flyers should cover the puck line.
For those looking at the over/under line set at 6 goals, our expectation is that this game will surpass that mark, and we suggest making a bet on the over.
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