Bruins vs. Flyers Friday Prediction
After knocking off the Flyers on Wednesday night, the Bruins will look to pick up another win in Philadelphia on Friday when the two teams meet again at 7:00 p.m. ET. With the total sitting at 5.5 goals, will these two teams cash the over?
023 Boston Bruins (-135) at 024 Philadelphia Flyers (+115); o/u 5.5
7:00 p.m. ET, Friday, February 5, 2021
Venue: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA
Boston Bruins DFS Spin
Tuukka Rask will be in goal for Friday's contest against Philadelphia. Coach Bruce Cassidy said prior to Wednesday's match versus the Flyers that Rask would play the next two games. He stopped 22 of 25 shots in Wednesday night's 4-3 overtime win over Philadelphia and he will face the Flyers again on Friday. Rask has posted a 4-1-1 record with a 2.57 goals-against average and .888 save percentage this season.
Philadelphia Flyers DFS Spin
James van Riemsdyk recorded two assists in a 4-3 overtime loss to Boston Wednesday night. That extended van Riemsdyk's point streak to four games. He's known primarily for his goal scoring, but he now has 10 assists in 11 contests this season, giving him 15 points overall. He's gelled particularly well with Joel Farabee lately, assisting on four Farabee goals over the last three games.
Bruins vs. Flyers Prediction
The over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Philadelphia. The over is also 8-3 in the Flyers’ last 11 games overall, is 5-2 in their last seven home games and is 4-1 in their last five games when they’re listed as a home dog. On the other side, the over is 4-1 in the Bruins’ last five games playing on one day of rest, is 5-2 in their last seven games overall and is 5-2 in their last seven games when facing an opponent with a winning record.
NHL BETTING PREDICTION: BRUINS/FLYERS OVER 5.5