Saturday's NHL Prediction
BOSTON, MA (TheSpread) – The Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers renew their rivalry on Saturday in the NHL. Here is a breakdown of my pick for this game.
Boston is 16-8-3 on the year having scored 80 goals and allowed just 54, which is the fewest in the NHL. The Bruins are 7-5-2 at home and winners in 5 of their last 10.
Philadelphia is 18-7-5 on the season and they have scored a league-high 103 goals while allowing 75. The Flyers are 8-2-3 on the road and winners in 6 of their last 10 games.
Oddsmakers from online sportsbook Sportsbook.com have given Boston betting odds of -128 for tonight’s game while Philadelphia has odds of +118. The over/under for goals scored has been set at 5. Here is a look at the trends and my pick for tonight’s game.
Philadelphia Flyers vs. Boston Bruins, 7PM ET (View Matchup)
The Flyers are 4-1 in their last 5 games against the Bruins and they are also 13-3 in their last 16 games against the Northeast Division. Boston is 4-1 in their last 5 games in the Eastern Conference. In a game with a good defense playing against a good offense, I like the offense to prevail. My pick is the Flyers on the road.
NHL FREE PICK: PHILADELPHIA FLYERS +118