|NHL Flyers vs. Blue Jackets Picks & Predictions for December 21, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 21 December 2013 15:00|
Flyers vs. Blue Jackets Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blue Jackets are -115 money line favorites over the Flyers, who are +106 on the ML. Philadelphia is 16-15-4 overall and 6-8-4 on the road, while Columbus is 14-17-4 overall and 8-8-2 on the road. The total is currently sitting at 5.5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Blue Jackets opened as -125 money line favorites but the line has been bet down to -115, while the Flyers' odds opened at +115 and has dropped to +106.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 63% of bettors favor the Flyers. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Columbus and 7-3 in the last 10 meetings overall. The under is also 5-1 in the Flyers' last six games when their opponent allows five goals or more in their previous game and 3-1-1 in their last five games in the second game of a home-and-home situation. The under is also 8-2-1 in the Blue Jackets' last 11 games in the second game of a home-and-home situation.
2013 NHL FREE PICK: FLYERS/BLUE JACKETS UNDER 5.5