The Philadelphia Flyers and the Boston Bruins will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at TD Banknorth Garden.
Oddsmakers currently have the Bruins listed as 165-moneyline favorites versus the Flyers, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.
The Flyers lost to New Jersey 3-0 as a +125 underdog on Sunday. The three goals scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (5.5).
Martin Biron made 39 saves for Philadelphia in the loss.
Matt Hunwick and Phil Kessel both had a goal and an assist for Boston in a 4-3 OT loss to Washington on Saturday afternoon.
The Bruins lost as -130 favorites, while the final score played OVER the posted total of 6.
Philadelphia has lost 2 straight games.
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing New Jersey are 9-1
After a loss are 6-4
Boston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Washington are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Philadelphia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia’s last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 6 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
Boston is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
Philadelphia home to Calgary, Thursday, March 5
Boston home to Phoenix, Thursday, March 5