Buffalo Sabres vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, Pick and Preview, January 9 (1/9): NHL

Buffalo Sabres vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, Pick and Preview, January 9 (1/9): NHL

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Odds

Time 7:00 p.m. EST
Sabres money line -220
Sabres spread -1.5 (+110)
Flyers  money line +180
Flyers spread +1.5 (-130)
Over / under 6.5

 

2022-2023 season stats

  Buffalo Sabres Philadelphia Flyers
Record 20-15-2 15-18-7
Home / road record 9-8-2 7-8-6
Streak W2 L1
Goals per game 4.00 2.75
Goals allowed per game 3.43 3.30
Shots per game 32.5 29.0
Shots allowed per game 33.5 31.2
PP % 29.6% 16.10%
PK % 28.22% 10.80%
Over / under record 22-14-1 19-19-2
 

Preview

The Buffalo Sabres continue at home and will host the Philaldelphia Flyers at the KeyBank Center on Monday night. These teams faced each other 3 times last season and the Sabres won the 3 games.

 

Buffalo Sabres

The Sabres get here with a 20-15-2 record after beating the  Minnesota Wild 6-5 at home. Rasmus Dahlin had two goals and three assists, Victor Olofsson also scored twice — including the winner with 18.3 seconds left in overtime.

Alex Tuch has 18 goals and 25 assists for the Sabres. Tage Thompson has 10 goals and five assists over the past 10 games.

In their last 10 games the Sabres are 8-2, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.9 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers have won 4 of their last 5 games and are 7-8-6 on the road ranking 7th in the Atlantic Division. They were dominated by the Maple Leafs in their last game and lost 6-2 at home. Nick Deslauriers and Travis Konecny scored while Carter Hart had 29 saves.

Kevin Hayes has 10 goals and 25 assists for the Flyers. Cam York has seven assists over the last 10 games.

In their last 10 games the Flyers are 6-4, averaging 3.8 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.

 

BETTING TRENDS

Philadelphia are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.

Philadelphia are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Buffalo.

Philadelphia are 4-11 SU in their last 15 games on the road.

The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing on the road against Buffalo.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games.

Buffalo are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Buffalo's last 7 games against Philadelphia.

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Buffalo's last 7 games at home.

 

Prediction

The Sabres have been playing great lately and have scored 5.5 goals per game in their last 2 matches but they are also allowing over 3 goals per game. The Flyers have won 4 of their last 5 games and have been great offensively as well scoring 4 goals per game on that strecht. With both offenses on fire I think the best play is the over.

PICK: Over 6.5 (-110) 

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