|NHL Flyers vs. Avalanche Picks & Predictions for January 2, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 02 January 2014 14:05|
Flyers vs. Avalanche Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Avalanche are -123 money line favorites over the Flyers, who are +114 on the ML. Philadelphia enters play with a 20-16-4 record and is 9-9-4 on the road this year, while Colorado is 24-11-4 overall and 13-5-2 at home. The total is currently sitting at 5.5 goals for this game.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Avalanche opened as -130 money line favorites but the odds have dropped to -123, while the Flyers’ opened as +120 money line underdogs and now they’re +114. The total has stayed the same after opening at 5.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 61% of bettors favor the Avalanche. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Philadelphia. According to latest NHL trends, the Flyers are 4-0 in their last four games overall, 4-0 in their last four games versus Western Conference foes and 8-2 in their last 10 games in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation. They’re also 4-1 in their last five games versus a team with a winning record, 4-1 in their last five games following a win, and 7-3 in their last 10 games after allowing two goals or less in their previous game. The Avalanche, meanwhile, are 1-4 in their last five games when their opponent allows two goals or less in their previous game, 1-4 in their last five games overall and 0-5 in their last five games following a win.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: PHILADELPHIA FLYERS +114