Detroit Red Wings vs Philadelphia Flyers Prediction, Pick and Preview, February 9 (2/9): NHL
- Jackson Hanover
- Feb 9, 2022, 4:53:13 AM
Credit: photo by Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Red Wings money line||-106|
|Red Wings spread||+1.5 (-240)|
|Flyers money line||-104|
|Flyers spread||-1.5 (+220)|
|Over / under||6.0|
2021-2022 season stats
|Detroit Red Wings||Philadelphia Flyers|
|Road / home record||6-12-3||8-10-4|
|Goals per game||1.48||1.30|
|Goals allowed per game||1.84||1.75|
|Shots per game||29.21||30.62|
|Shots allowed per game||32.94||34.40|
|Over / under record||24-22-1||21-24|
The Detroit Red Wings travel to Philadelphia to face the Flyers in both these teams' first game back after the All-Star break. The Red Wings headed into the break losing 5 of 7 and traded wins and losses in the last four. The Flyers had lost 13 in a row before winning back to back games against the Kings and the Jets.
Detroit Red Wings
The Red Wings are in a bit of a funk, losing 9 of their last 13. They've managed to score goals, averaging 3 per game in their last 10, but they've given up 35 goals in that stretch. They're now 6-12-3 on the road.
The Flyers were in a truly terrible situation before their last two games, losing 13 straight, but managed to pull off two home wins, a 4-3 win in OT against the Los Angeles Kings and a 3-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets. They play slightly better at home, going 8-10-4.
For me, this comes down to how these two teams play each other. The Flyers have dominated the last three games, going 3-0 and outscoring the Red Wings 4.00 to 0.67, scoring 12 and giving up only 2 in those three games. They've won 8 of the last 10 vs the Red Wings, going 8-0-2. The Flyers came into the All-Star break with a glimmer of hope, winning their last two, and I expect them to take this one as well.
PICK: Philadelphia Flyers ML (-104)
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