Philadelphia Flyers vs. Boston Bruins Matchup 11/10/19

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Travis Konecny, Oskar Lindblom, and the Philadelphia Flyers are set to do battle against David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand, and the Boston Bruins at TD Garden for an Eastern Conference tilt. New England Sports Network will broadcast the matchup, which gets going at 7 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 10.

Philadelphia Flyers at Boston Bruins Odds

Boston comes into the matchup as the heavy favorite with a moneyline of -210. The line for the Flyers now stands at +175, and the Over/Under (O/U) is set at 6 goals. The line for betting the total stands at -120 money on the over and +100 on the under.

Earning moneyline bettors 4.3 units, Boston is 11-5 straight up (SU) overall this year. That winning percentage, ranked third in the league in this young season, is an improvement over the 49-33 record from last year’s regular season campaign. Among its 16 games this season, nine have gone over the total, while five have gone under and just two have pushed. The team’s 7-1 SU at home this season.

The Bruins currently have the second-best power-play unit in the NHL, as they have converted on 30.9 percent of their extra-man opportunities this year. On the other hand, their penalty kill is ranked 12th overall, and they’ve successfully killed off 84.3 percent of all penalties.

Averaging 27.7 saves per game with a .933 save percentage, Tuukka Rask (7-3-1) has been the top goalkeeper for the Bruins this season. If the Bruins, however, decide to rest him, Boston may turn to Jaroslav Halak (4-2-2 record, .917 save percentage, 2.82 goals against average).

Philadelphia has netted moneyline bettors 0.3 units this season and is currently 9-7 straight up (SU). Through 16 regular season outings, eight of its games have gone over the total, while seven have gone under the total and none have pushed. The Flyers are 3-5 SU as the visiting team this season.

The Flyers have converted on 22.2 percent of their power play opportunities this season, a figure that’s good enough for seventh-best in the league. On the other hand, its penalty kill unit is ranked 11th overall and it’s successfully killed off 84.8 percent of all opponent power plays.

Brian Elliott (24.6 saves per game) has been the primary option in goal for Philadelphia. Elliott owns a 4-5-1 record, and has registered a .909 save percentage and 2.88 goals against average this year.

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Boston Bruins Betting Predictions

Free NHL Pick: SU Winner – Bruins, O/U – Over

Betting Notes

  • Over Boston’s last ten outings, seven of them have been decided by two or more goals (the team is 6-1 in those games).
  • The Bruins are 5-2 SU when they serve more penalty minutes than their opponent while the Flyers are 3-0 SU in games where they spend more time in the box than the opposition.
  • For both of these teams, the total has gone over in three of their last five matchups.
  • Philadelphia has averaged 9.6 giveaways over its last five home games, an improvement from its season average of 11.5 giveaways per game (ranked 21st in the NHL).
  • Boston has averaged 9.6 giveaways over its last five home games, an improvement from its season average of 10.9 giveaways per game (ranked 18th overall).
  • The Bruins this season have registered the 10th-most hits in the NHL (23.1 per game).