Bruins vs. Flyers Wednesday Prediction
A pair of red-hot teams will meet in Philadelphia on Wednesday night where the Flyers will host the Bruins at 8:00 p.m. ET. With the Flyers listed as a home dog and the total sitting at 5.5, what’s the smart play in this conference matchup?
075 Boston Bruins (-135) at 076 Philadelphia Flyers (+115); o/u 5.5
8:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Venue: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Boston Bruins DFS Spin
Brad Marchand scored his sixth of the year Monday in a 5-3 win over Washington. Marchand also had an assist on David Pastrnak's first of the season. Marchand's goal was into the empty net as it capped a furious comeback as Boston was down 3-0 in the second. Marchand has 13 points this season and is tied for fifth in league scoring. He is a must-start.
Philadelphia Flyers DFS Spin
James van Riemsdyk registered four assists in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win against the New York Islanders. Van Riemsdyk posted primary helper on each of Joel Farabee's goals in his first-career hatty. He was also credited with an assist on Kevin Hayes' game winner in overtime. JVR ended up with a plus-3 rating, a blocked shot and a hit in 13:59 of ice time across 17 shifts. Don't look now, but the 31-year-old old from Middletown, N.J. is on a roll, posting two goals with eight points and a plus-3 rating during his current four-game point streak. Van Riemsdyk will look to keep the point streak rolling Wednesday night against the Boston Bruins at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Bruins vs. Flyers Prediction
The Bruins are 25-12 in their last 37 meetings with the Flyers, are 5-1 in their last six games overall and are 21-7 in their last 28 games after scoring five goals or more in their previous contest. They’re also 38-16 in their last 54 games coming off a win and are 5-1 in their last six games versus an opponent with a winning record. On the other side, the Flyers are 1-4 in their last five games playing on two days of rest.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: BOSTON BRUINS -135