Thursday's NHL Prediction
BOSTON, MA (TheSpread) – Two division leaders collide on Thursday in the NHL as the Bruins host the Flyers. Here is a breakdown of my pick for this game.
Philadelphia is 27-10-5 on the year and the Flyers lead the Atlantic Division and have the best record in the East. The Flyers are 14-4-3 on the road and have scored 142 goals while allowing 109. They have won 7 in their last 10 games.
Boston is 23-12-7 on the season and leading the Northeast Division. The Bruins are 10-7-3 at home and have scored 123 goals while allowing just 93. The Bruins have won just 6 of their last 10 games but scored a point in 9 of their last 10.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com have given Boston betting odds of -110 for tonight’s game while Philadelphia has been given odds of +102. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 5.5. Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.
Philadelphia Flyers vs. Boston Bruins, 7PM ET (View Matchup)
The Flyers have won 5 of their last 6 games against Boston while the road team has won 4 of their last 5 meetings. My pick for tonight is Philadelphia as Boston has actually struggled at home and the Flyers have emerged as the team to beat in the East.
NHL FREE PICK: PHILADELPHIA FLYERS +102