Devils vs. Flyers Game 2 Free Pick
PHILADELPHIA, PA (ATS Consultants) – This is the second game of the Eastern Conference semifinal between the Philadelphia Flyers and New Jersey Devils. The Flyers lead the series 1-0. The puck drops at 7:35pmET.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Flyers as -145 favorites, while the over/under total for this game sits at 5.5 goals. The Devils enter play with a 52-31-7 overall record and is 26-17-3 on the road, while Philadelphia is 52-28-9 overall and is 25-14-6 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Flyers opened up as a -155 favorite and moved down to -145 at most books, while the total opened up at 5.5 and has remained there.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 62% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Flyers. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Philadelphia. According to latest NHL trends, the Devils are 8-17 in the last 25 meetings in series and are 3-10 in the last 13 meetings in Philadelphia. Flyers are 4-1 in their last 5 home games, 13-5 in their last 18 games as a favorite of -110 to -150, are 5-2 in their last 7 vs. Atlantic and are 5-2 in their last 7 vs. a team with a winning record. The Flyers don’t want to go back to New Jersey at 1-1. Danny Briere leads the Flyers and had the overtime winner in Game 1. Claude Giroux scored twice in Game 1 and now has seven goals in seven playoff games after scoring just 16 in 70 regular-season contests for the Flyers. This one won’t be as close as Game 1.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: PHILADELPHIA FLYERS -145