Flyers vs. Blue Jackets Prediction
The Flyers have a habit of playing down to their competition but can they avoid a letdown tonight when they visit the Blue Jackets at 7:00PM ET tonight?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Blue Jackets are -110 money line favorites versus the Flyers, who also have odds of -110 to win tonight’s game. As for the total, the number sits at 5.5 goals.
Philadelphia is 10-3-2 over its last 15 games but the three losses came against teams not currently in the postseason picture. While the Flyers still have a winning record, they’re 18-9-5 against teams outside the top eight of their respective conferences and face the last-place Blue Jackets tonight.
The Flyers are also 18-38 in their last 56 road games versus a team with a losing home record and are 5-12 in their last 17 games in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation. They’ve also struggled to win in Columbus, dropping all seven of their last seven games versus the Blue Jackets on the road. They’ve lost five of their last six games against the Blue Jackets overall.
The home team is also 13-4 in the last 17 meetings between these two teams and are 5-0 in their last five contests when playing the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation.
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