Philadelphia Flyers vs New Jersey Devils: Predictions and Odds
How to Watch
Where: Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
When: Friday, November 1st at 7:00 PM EST
How (TV/Radio): Philadelphia TV/Radio: NBC Sports Philadelphia, WPG 95.5 FM. New Jersey TV/Radio: MSG+, WFAN 101.9FM.
Philadelphia Flyers is in the bottom-third of the East as they have won just five of their first 11 games of the 2019-20 season.
The Flyers are 1-4-1 on the road this season and have lost two straight games heading into the clash against the Devils.
The Flyers stands at +2000 to take the Eastern Conference and +3500 to win the Stanley Cup.
New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils are tied for last in the Eastern Conference with Ottawa as both teams have scored seven points on the season thus far.
The Devils have a minus-15 goal differential as they’ve scored 28 goals and allowed 43 on the year.
New Jersey Devils sit at +3400 to win the East and +6500 to win the Stanley Cup.
Philadelphia Flyers: Carter Hart and Brian Elliott
Hart and Elliott are in a timeshare in goal for the Flyers as both goalies have played in seven games for Philadelphia.
- Carter has an 86.4% save percentage and has won just two of his six starts for Philly.
- Hart has been a bit better in goal, winning three of five starts and posting a 90.4% save percentage.
- Hart has the lone shutout between the two goalies and saved one of three shots in the Flyers’ only shootout.
New Jersey Devils: Mackenzie Blackwood (2-2-2, 3.31 goals allowed)
The Devils’ starting goalie is 2-1-2 on home ice with a 2.47 GAA and 89.3% save percentage.
- Blackwood has been victorious in two of his last three starts for New Jersey, including a 1-0 shutout where he stopped all 25 shots against the Canucks.
- Blackwood was not in goal for the 7-6 loss to Tampa Bay on Wednesday night as his backup, Cory Schneider, allowed all seven goals on 23 shots in the loss.
- When leading after two periods this season, Blackwood has posted a 1.69 GAA, while stopping 61 of 65 shots in the final period of regulation.
Stats to Watch: Flyers vs Devils
The Flyers have scored 36 goals through their first ten games and allowed 38 for a minus-2 goal differential.
- Philadelphia has the best power play defense in the East, killing 85.3% of the opportunities when a man-down on the ice.
- The Flyers are one of five teams in the East that have scored ten or more power play goals.
- Center Scott Laughton was placed on injured reserve on Tuesday of this week.
New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils are scoring just 10.3% of the time on the power play with four goals in 39 chances with the man-advantage.
- Left winger Taylor Hall has one goal but leads the team with eight assists and nine total points.
- The Devils have one of the worst power play defenses, allowing 29% of power plays to be converted into goals for opponents.
- Defenseman Connor Carrick had surgery on his broken finger and will remain out for 4-6 weeks.
Last Five Games
- Philadelphia have lost two straight road games to Pittsburgh and the Islanders by the combined scored of 12-4.
- In their first six road matches of the 2019-20 season, Philadelphia has been outscored by the count of 25-14.
- The Flyers defeated New Jersey 4-0 on October 9th, the first of four matchups against the two teams this season.
New Jersey Devils
- New Jersey Devils have lost two straight at home by the combined score of 12-9.
- Over their first seven home games, New Jersey has been outscored by their opponents 29-26.
- New Jersey Devils are ending a six-game homestand, winning just two of the first five games.
Philadelphia Flyers vs New Jersey Devils – Game Odds
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