Philadelphia Flyers vs. Florida Panthers Matchup 2/13/20

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Sean Couturier, Travis Konecny, and the Philadelphia Flyers will do battle against Aleksander Barkov, Jonathan Huberdeau, and the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center in an Eastern Conference showdown. NBC Sports Network will showcase the game, and the puck drops at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, February 13.

Philadelphia Flyers at Florida Panthers Odds

Philadelphia (+105) is entering this one as the underdog to Florida (-125), and the Over/Under (O/U) is set at 7 goals (-110 over, -110 under).

Philadelphia is 31-26 straight up (SU) and has netted moneyline bettors 4.3 units this year. 29 of its games have gone over the total, while 27 have gone under and just one has pushed. The Flyers are 12-17 SU as an away team in 2019-20.

Philadelphia has converted on just 18.8 percent of its power play chances this season, a mark that places them in the bottom-10 overall among NHL teams. Its penalty kill is ranked 12th overall, and the team’s successfully killed off 81.5 percent of its penalties..

Boasting a .908 save percentage and 22.3 saves per game, Carter Hart (16-17-3) has been the top option in goal for Philadelphia this season. If Philadelphia chooses to rest him, however, the team might roll with Brian Elliott (14-15-4), who has a .898 save percentage and 2.90 goals against average this year.

Florida is 30-26 straight up (SU) and has netted moneyline bettors 2.5 units this season. 33 of its games have gone over the total, while 20 have gone under and just three have pushed. This season, the team’s 16-12 SU as the home team.

The Panthers have converted on 22.2 percent of their power play opportunities this season, a figure that’s good enough for ninth-best in the NHL. On the other hand, its penalty kill is ranked 24th overall, and it’s successfully killed off 77.7 percent of all penalties.

Sergei Bobrovsky (27.0 saves per game) has been the top choice in the crease for the Panthers. Bobrovsky has 21 wins, 22 losses, and five overtime losses and has recorded a fairly-weak .898 save percentage and 3.27 goals against average this season.

Philadelphia Flyers at Florida Panthers Betting Picks

Pick: SU Winner – Panthers, O/U – Over

Betting Notes

  • The Panthers are 3-3 in games decided by a shootout this season while the Flyers are 5-5 in shootouts.
  • For both of these clubs, the game went under the total in three of their past five outings.
  • Nine of Philadelphia’s last ten games have been decided by two goals or more. The team is 6-3 in those games.
  • Philadelphia skaters created 21.4 hits per game last season, while the Panthers accounted for 23.2 hits per contest.