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Edmonton Oilers vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction & Betting Tips 1/2/2024

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Edmonton Oilers vs Philadelphia Flyers
  • Take the Oilers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Flyers (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

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Looking to win big? The Flyers and Oilers face off at 9:00 ET on NBCS. The Oilers are hosting the game at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB.

The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 6.5 goals, and the Oilers are favored to win at home against the Flyers. Check out BetCoco for Edmonton Oilers – Philadelphia Flyers odds

Edmonton Oilers vs Philadelphia Flyers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Flyers and Oilers did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Flyers have a record of 2-1. The Flyers also had the edge vs. the puck line in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 4 goals per game leading to an over/under record of 0-3.

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Philadelphia has an puck line record of 5-0 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.
  • In their last five home games, Edmonton has averaged 5 goals per game while allowing 2. The team’s record in this stretch was 5-0 while going 5-0 vs. the spread.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Oilers have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their puck line record was 3-0 in these scenarios.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Flyers have gone 3-7 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 6-4.

Edmonton Oilers vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction

The Flyers are set to face Edmonton with a 19-12-5 record. Their track record as favorites is 5-4-0, while they maintain 14-8-5 when considered underdogs. For away games this season, they have a 11-5-4 record, while they are 8-7-1 when playing at home.

The Flyers come into the game scoring an average of 2.9 goals per game, putting them 24th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 6th in the league. This season, the Flyers are 11-6 when getting more shots on goal than their opponents. And in games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 6-6 record.

Goalie Carter Hart comes into the game having made 19 starts this season. So far, his record is 9-6 and he has a save percentage of 0.7524752475247525%.

Ahead of their matchup with Philadelphia, the Oilers have a 18-15-1 record. Their performance when favored is 15-10-1, while they hold a 3-5-0 record as underdogs. On the road this season, they have a 9-9-0 record, while they are 9-6-1 in their games at home.

Offensively, the Oilers come into the game at 3.6 goals per contest placing 8th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 7th position in the league. Coming into the game, the Oilers have 12-8 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 6-6.

Heading into this matchup vs. Philadelphia, goalie Stuart Skinner has started 24 games in this season. His current record is 14-9, and his save percentage stands at 0.8118811881188119%.

With a 1.5-goal advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Oilers to secure a 4-3 victory.

Edmonton Oilers vs Philadelphia Flyers Betting Tips

  • Take the Oilers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Flyers (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Edmonton Oilers Injury Report

  • Sam Gagner – Undisclosed – Questionable
  • Dylan Holloway – Knee – Out
  • Ryan Fanti – Hip – Out

Philadelphia Flyers Injury Report

  • Ryan Ellis – Back – Out
  • Noah Cates – Lower Body – Out

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