Flyers vs. Sabres NHL Free Pick
(The Spread) – Will it be a high-scoring affair tonight when the Flyers and Sabres meet in Buffalo at 7:30PM ET?
PHILADELPHIA: The Flyers come into tonight’s game losers of two of their last three games but they hold a 6-4-1-0 record to date. They’re 5-6 against the spread while the over has hit in eight of their first 11 games. Claude Giroux leads the team in points with 15 while James Van Riemsdyk has taken a team-high 38 shots.
BUFFALO: The Sabres also enter Wednesday’s contest on a bit of a down turn, as they’ve lost three of their last four games including a 3-2 loss to the Panthers on October 29. They’re currently 6-4-0-0 on the year and 6-4 against the spread, while the under has hit in six of their first 10 games. Thomas Vanek has a team-high 15 points while Ryan Miller has collected four wins between the pipes.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Sabres as –129 money line favorites against the Flyers (+119), while the over/under total for tonight’s game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Philadelphia enters the game with a 3-1-0 record on the road while Buffalo is 2-3-0 at home.
FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Buffalo and 22-6 in the last 28 meetings overall. The over is also 5-1 in the Flyers’ last six games versus the Northeast and 10-1 in the Sbares’ last 11 after scoring two goals or less in their previous contest.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: FLYERS/SABRES OVER 5.5