The Florida Panthers and the Philadelphia Flyers will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Wachovia Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Flyers listed as 210-moneyline favorites versus the Panthers, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.
The Panthers gave up four goals in the third period in a 5-3 loss to the Sabres last time out, as +115 underdogs. That game’s eight goals sailed OVER the posted over/under (5.5).
Brett McLean, Richard Zednik, and Michael Frolik potted the Panthers goals.
Jeff Carter’s power play goal in the third period was the winner, as the Flyers upended the Devils 4-2 on Monday night.
Philadelphia cashed as a -110 home pick ‘em, as the game played over the 5.5-goal total set by sportsbooks.
Florida has lost 3 straight games.
Philadelphia has won 3 straight games.
Florida most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 1-8-1
Before playing NY Rangers are 6-4
After playing Buffalo are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-3-2
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing New Jersey are 9-1
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Florida’s last 12 games when playing Philadelphia
Florida is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida’s last 9 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Florida is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Philadelphia’s last 12 games when playing Florida
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Philadelphia’s last 12 games at home
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Florida at Dallas, Saturday, March 28
Philadelphia at NY Islanders, Saturday, March 28