Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Flyers vs. Islanders NHL Odds
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(7-8-5) Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Islanders 14-8-0)
Date: Saturday November 26th
Time: 7:30 PM ET
Venue: UBS Arena, New York
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Flyers +170 Islanders -222 (Bet Now!)
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Flyers +1.5 -150 Islanders -1.5 +105
NHL Betting Total: O/U 5.5
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Philly’s heading into this matchup with a rival, on a terrible losing streak, and have unfortunately only beaten New York twice out of their last ten matchups. Although, one of these wins was the last time they faced, in this exact arena.
After starting the season playing really well, The Flyers are faltering at intense speed now, as they’ve dropped nine games in a row now. To add to this, they’ve lost many close games, as there’s 3 OT/SO games in this span.
In the offensive zone, Philadelphia’ getting off a shockingly low 28.7 shots(30th) per game, resulting in 2.4 goals(32nd) on any given night.
Further adding to their detriment, they’re only capitalizing on 14.7% of their powerplays(31st).
Defensively speaking, The Flyers are unfortunately allowing 3.2 goals(19th), on 33.5 shots(25th) per outing.
Additionally, Philadelphia’s posting a terrible 75.4 PK% at this point of the season.
Furthermore, struggling goalie Felix Sandstrom is expected to play on Saturday. He’s carrying a 3.14 GAA and 0.901 SV%, and a record of 1-4-1.
New York Islanders
The Islanders appear to be in peak form, as they’ve rattled off 3 impressive wins in a row, and 5 of their last 7 total.
On the offensive side of things, The Islanders are averaging just 3.3 goals, on 31.4 shots per matchup. Together these stats are ranked 15th, and 13th across all teams.
Even worse, is their powerplay, as their efficacy is just 21.5%(17th).
In the defensive zone, New York’s ranked 5th for goals against, but 22nd for shots against per out. Made possible by permitting just 2.6 goals, on 33.2 shots per game.
Penalty killing wise, they’re stopping opposing teams on 82.2% of their powerplays, ranking 7th in the NHL.
As far as goaltending goes, Semyon Varlamov is poised to start for The Islanders. While in goal, he’s posting a record of 4-3-0, with a 2.97 GAA and 0.914 SV% as well.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games following a home loss of 3 goals or more.
- The total has gone UNDER in Philadelphia’s last 6 games when opponent allows 2 goals or more in previous game.
- New York is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against Eastern Conference.
- The total has gone OVER in 9 of New York’s last 10 Saturday games.
- Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in their last 5 trips to New York.
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the last 8 games these teams have played.
Free Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Islanders NHL Prediction
Due to the dominant nature The Islanders possess, and the seemingly weak heart of The Flyers, we’re leaning towards the home team.
Reasons being, Philly has only won in New York once in the matter of years, and in their current form, we’re pressed to think they can overcome this Islanders squad.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Islanders Puckline -1.5 (+105)
Due to no value in the underdog here, and the inconsistencies trend wise for the total, we’re taking The Islanders puckline at plus odds.
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