The fans at TD Banknorth Garden will be treated to a game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Boston Bruins when they take their seats on Saturday.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
The Flyers fell 3-1 to the Bruins as a +110 underdog on Wednesday. The game’s four goals went UNDER the posted over/under (5.5).
Scott Hartnell scored the lone goal for the Flyers, who’ve lost back-to-back games. Martin Biron made 30 saves in a losing effort.
P.J. Axelsson scored the shootout winner to give the Bruins a 4-3 win over the lowly Senators on Thursday, as -165 favorites. The combined score made it OVER the posted over/under (5.5).
Blake Wheeler, Zdeno Chara, and Chuck Kobasew scored for the Bruins in regulation.
Philadelphia has lost 2 straight games.
Boston has won 4 straight games.
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-6-1
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Ottawa are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Philadelphia’s last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games when playing Boston
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Boston is 19-4 SU in its last 23 games at home
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Boston’s last 24 games at home
Philadelphia at Atlanta, Sunday, February 8
Boston home to San Jose, Tuesday, February 10