The New York Rangers (13-3-1) travel to face off against the Philadelphia Flyers (10-8-1) on Friday, November 24th. This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and televised on NBCS. The Rangers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Flyers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Islanders. Puck drop is set for 1:00 ET.
New York Rangers vs Philadelphia Flyers
The New York Rangers Are Coming Off A Win
So far this season, the Rangers have an overall record of 13-3-1. On the road, New York is 8-2-1 and 5-1-0 at home. This record has them sitting 1st in the Eastern Metropolitan division and 2nd in the Eastern conference. New York heads into the game with seven wins by more than one goal, and lost three games by multiple goals. Their overall puck line record this season is 7-10.
The Rangers most recently took on the Penguins and secured a win with a score of 1-0. On offense, the Rangers scored one time in the first period, but that was all the scoring they could come up with for the game. New York’s’s lone goal during the game occurred at even strength. They ended with 36 shots on goal in total.
Despite being the underdog, New York managed to secure a win against the puck line in the game. The game finished below the over/under line of 6.5 with a combined total of 1 goal.
The Philadelphia Flyers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
For the season, the Flyers currently hold an overall record of 10-8-1. On the road, Philadelphia has gone 5-4-1 and they are 5-4-0 at home. Their current record places them 4th in the Eastern Metropolitan division and 9th in the Eastern conference. Philadelphia has nine wins by more than one goals and dropped four games by multiple goals. Their overall puck line record is 9-10 this season.
After suffering a 3-2 loss on the road to the Islanders, the Flyers are looking to bounce back today. In the first period, the Flyers struggled to find the net on offense, but they turned things around with 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 36 shots on goal and committed 2 turnovers.
As the underdog, Philadelphia suffered both a straight-up and loss vs. the puck line. With a combined total of 5 goals, the game concluded below the over/under line of 5.5.
New York Offense Breakdown
For their offensive performance, the Rangers come in averaging 3.2 goals per game this season, which is 22nd in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 28th in the league. This season, the Rangers are 9-1 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 4-2 record.
This season, the Rangers’ have an over/under record of 7-10-0. Throughout the season, they have played 9 games that did not exceed the 6 over/under line. On average, their games are averaging 5.6 goals per game.
Philadelphia Offense Breakdown
In terms of their offensive performance, the Flyers are averaging 3.3 goals per game this season, putting them in the 9th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 11th in the league. In terms of the Flyers’ offense during power plays, they are 28th in power play goals and 5th in shorthanded goals.
The Flyers have posted an over/under record of 8-11-0 so far this season. During last season, they participated in 34 games that did not exceed the over/under line set at 6. On average, their games had 6.1 goals per game.
New York Team Defense
In terms of defense, the Rangers head into the game ranked 27th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 28.4 shots per game against New York. So far, they are 8th in shutouts, achieving 2 shutouts.
Philadelphia Team Defense
The Flyers defense is currently 23rd in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 27.5 shots per game against Philadelphia. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 16th with 1 shutouts.
Rangers vs Flyers Trends
- Across the Rangers last ten road games, the team averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 2. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 6-4, while going 7-3 straight-up.
- The Flyers are 3-0 puck line in their last three home games and 2-1 straight-up.
- As the betting underdog, the Flyers have an puck line record of 4-1 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 3-2.
- In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Rangers have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their puck line record was 2-1 in these scenarios.
For a moneyline bet, I’m backing the Flyers to secure a victory over the Rangers at home. With the moneyline currently set at +121, I’m locking in my bet on the Flyers straight-up.
If you’re looking to get a bet down on this matchup, we foresee the Flyers winning the underdog. However, if you’re not as confident in the Flyers straight-up, we’d still recommend placing a bet on them to cover the puck line.
If you’re looking at the over/under line set at 6 goals, our prediction is that this game will exceed that mark, and we strongly advise placing a bet on the over.
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