Andrei Svechnikov, Dougie Hamilton, and the Carolina Hurricanes will face off against Jakub Voracek, Travis Konecny, and the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center for a divisional tilt. NBC Sports Philadelphia will broadcast the matchup, which gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 5.
Carolina Hurricanes at Philadelphia Flyers Odds
Each side currently has an identical -110 moneyline for this one, and the oddsmakers have set the Over/Under (O/U) at 7 goals. The odds for betting the total sit at -120 for the under and +100 for the over.
Carolina is 9-5 straight up (SU) and has netted 1.4 units for moneyline bettors this season. Nine of its outings have gone over the total, while five have gone under and none have pushed. This 2019-20 Hurricanes team is 3-3 SU on the road.
The Hurricanes have converted on 23.9 percent of their power play chances so far. That’s a nice step forward from last year, when they were ranked 26th in the NHL by scoring on 16.4 percent of their extra-man chances. Their penalty kill has also gotten stronger year-over-year, as they’ve gone from successfully defending 79.3 percent of opponents’ power plays (ranked 21st overall last year) to 81.5 percent this year..
Boasting a .915 save percentage and 24.0 saves per game, Petr Mrazek (7-2-1) has been the top option in goal for Carolina this year. If Carolina chooses to rest him, however, head coach Rod Brind Amour might roll with James Reimer (2-4), who has a .907 save percentage and 2.93 goals against average this year.
Philadelphia is 6-7 straight up (SU) and has lost 1.7 units for moneyline bettors this year. Through 13 regular season outings, eight of its games have gone over the total, while five have gone under and none have pushed. It’s 4-2 SU as the home team so far this year.
The Flyers have converted on 23.5 percent of their power play chances this season, a mark that’s good enough for ninth-best in the NHL. On the other hand, its penalty kill is ranked 11th overall, and it’s successfully killed off 82.5 percent of all opponent power plays.
Brian Elliott has denied 22.9 shots per game as the primary netminder in the crease for the Flyers. Elliott has three wins, five losses, and one overtime loss to his name and has registered a poor .901 save percentage and 3.05 goals against average this season.
Carolina Hurricanes at Philadelphia Flyers Betting Predictions
Free NHL Pick: SU Winner – Hurricanes, O/U – Over
- For both of these teams, the over has hit in each of their past five games.
- Carolina has managed 28.8 shot attempts per game over its last five road games while Philadelphia is averaging 39.2 shots per game over its last five at home.
- Carolina skaters recorded 26.7 hits per game last season, while the Flyers posted 21.4 hits per matchup.