Mitchell Marner, Auston Matthews, and the Toronto Maple Leafs will do battle against Travis Konecny, Oskar Lindblom, and the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center for an Eastern Conference tilt. The game will get started at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 2, and fans at home can watch the game live on NBC Sports Philadelphia.
Toronto Maple Leafs at Philadelphia Flyers Odds
The Maple Leafs (-130) are favored over the Flyers (+110) and the oddsmakers have set the Over/Under (O/U) at 7 goals. The odds for betting the total stand at -120 for the over and +100 for the under.
Producing -1.7 units for moneyline gamblers, Philadelphia is 6-6 straight up (SU) overall in the 2019-20 season. That early-season winning percentage is right in line with what the team produced during the 2018-19 season (37-45). Through 12 regular season matches, six of its games have gone over the total, while five have gone under and none have pushed. The team’s 4-1 SU at home so far this year.
The Flyers have converted on 22.2 percent of their power play opportunities this season, a figure that’s right around league average. On the other hand, their penalty kill is ranked 14th overall, and they’ve successfully killed off 81.6 percent of all penalties.
With a .904 save percentage and 22.9 saves per game, Brian Elliott (3-4) has been the best goalkeeper for the Flyers this season. If head coach Alain Vigneault chooses to give him a rest, however, the team might turn to Carter Hart (3-5-5 record, .867 save percentage, 3.23 goals against average).
Over on the visiting bench, Toronto is 6-8 straight up (SU) and has lost 4.2 units for moneyline bettors thus far. Through 14 regular season matches, nine of its games have gone over the total, while four have gone under the total and just one has pushed. The Maple Leafs are 2-3 SU as an away team this season.
The Maple Leafs have converted on 19.6 percent of their power play chances this year, a figure that’s right around league average. On the other hand, its penalty kill unit is ranked 23rd overall and it’s successfully killed off 77.1 percent of all opponent power plays.
Frederik Andersen (27.3 saves per game) has been the main option in the net for Toronto. Andersen has six wins, four losses, and two OT losses to his credit, while registering a .901 save percentage and 3.03 goals against average this year.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Philadelphia Flyers Betting Predictions
Pick: SU Winner – Maple Leafs, O/U – Under
- The Flyers are 2-6 in games where they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponent and 2-5 when they serve fewer than 10 total penalty minutes.
- For both of these teams, the over has hit in four of their past five matchups.