Devils vs. Flyers Game 5 Free Pick
PHILADELPHIA, PA (ATS Consultants) – This is the fifth game of the Eastern Conference semifinal between the Philadelphia Flyers and New Jersey Devils. The Devils have won three straight in the series after losing the opener and look to put away the Flyers in Game 5. The puck drops at 7:35pmET from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Flyers as -150 favorites, while the over/under total for this game sits at 5.5 goals. The Devils enter play with a 55-31-7 overall record and is 27-17-3 on the road, while the Flyers are 52-30-10 overall and is 25-15-6 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Flyers opened up as a -150 favorite and has remained there 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, 54% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Devils. 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 PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: According to latest NHL trends, Devils are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. a team with a winning record, 10-2 in their last 12 Tuesday games, 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest, 7-2 in their last 9 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game, 9-3 in their last 12 games following a win and are 16-7 in their last 23 games as a road underdog. Flyers are 2-5 in their last 7 games as a home favorite, 1-4 in their last 5 games as a home favorite of -110 to -150 and are 1-7 in their last 8 Conference Semifinals games. The Philadelphia Flyers face elimination in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series and they'll have to make do without their top player forward Claude Giroux. He was given a one-game suspension for hitting Devils forward Dainius Zubrus in the head during second-period action in Game 4. It will be a tough task for the Flyers to come back from 3-1 down and defeat a savvy team like the Devils.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: NEW JERSEY DEVILS +130