Boston Bruins vs Philadelphia Flyers: Predictions and Odds
How to Watch – Bruins vs Flyers
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
When: Sunday, November 10th at 7:00 PM EST
How (TV/Radio): Philadelphia TV/Radio: NBC Sports Philadelphia, WPG 95.5 FM. Boston TV/Radio: NBC Sports Boston, WBZ-FM 98.5.
Philadelphia has not been the same team on the road as they have at the Wells Fargo Center, winning just two of seven games away from their home ice.
The Flyers have won seven of 14 games this season and stand two points from the 8th spot in the Eastern Conference.
The Flyers stand at +2000 to take the Eastern Conference and +4000 to win the Stanley Cup.
The Bruins have jumped out to a nice lead in the Atlantic Division with a four-point advantage over Buffalo through 15 games.
Boston has the best goal differential in the NHL at plus-20, with 56 goals scored against the 36 they’ve allowed.
Boston Bruins sit at +400 to win the East and +800 to win the Stanley Cup.
Philadelphia Flyers: Brian Elliott and Carter Hart
Hart and Elliott continue to share the goaltending duties for Philadelphia as both have appeared in eight games for the Flyers.
- Hart has won four of his nine starts on the season, posting a 2.93 GAA, and 88.5% save percentage.
- Elliot has won just three of his eight starts on the year with a 3.05 GAA, but posting the higher save percentage at 90.1%.
- The two goalies have saved 13 of the 17 shots they’ve faced in overtime.
Boston Bruins: Tuukka Rask (7-1-1, 1.88 goals allowed)
Rask has been splendid between the pipes for Boston, winning seven of his first nine starts this season, with one of the losses coming in overtime.
- In games where he’s had three or more days of rest, Andersen has allowed 2.56 GAA with a 91.7% save percentage.
- In his two games played on Saturday, Andersen has been terrific, allowing 2.42 GAA with two wins.
- When leading after two periods, Andersen is allowing less than a goal on average in the third period, winning five of the six contests.
Stats to Watch
The Flyers have six wins at home this season compared to the two they have on the road.
- The Flyers are one of ten teams in the Eastern Conference with a positive goal differential.
- The Flyers have outscored opponents 13-7 on the power play this season.
- Center Scott Laughton has been placed on the team’s injured reserve with a broken finger.
Boston Bruins’ power play leads all of the NHL, scoring on 31.4% of their man-advantage opportunities.
- The Bruins’ power play has outscored their opponents 16-6 through their first 15 games of the year.
- David Pastrnak with 30 points and Brad Marchand with 28 points are in the top 3 in the NHL in points.
- Defenseman Kevan Miller remains on the sidelines with a knee injury that will keep him out of action until next week.
Last Five Games
- Philadelphia is 1-2 in shootouts this season with two coming on back-to-back nights to start November. The Flyers split those two shootouts.
- Since losing their first three road games of the season, Philly has won two of their last four.
- The Flyers play five of their next seven games on the road, where they’ve won just two of their first seven of the season.
- The Bruins just had their six-game winning streak snapped by a 5-4 road loss to Montreal.
- At home, Boston has won five straight games by the combined score of 23-9.
- Boston plays five of their next seven games at the TD Garden starting with the contest against Philly.
Boston Bruins vs Philadelphia Flyers – Game Odds