Flyers vs Canucks Prediction NHL Picks Today 10/17
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- Oct 16, 2023, 7:36:24 PM
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NHL Predictions: Vancouver Canucks vs. Philadelphia Flyers
Get ready for an intense NHL showdown as the Vancouver Canucks take on the Philadelphia Flyers. The Canucks are off to a blazing start with a 2-0 record, while the Flyers look to bounce back after a 1-1 start to the season. Join us as we analyze this matchup and provide expert insights and betting odds.
The game is scheduled for October 17, 2023, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a 3:00 PM start time. The Canucks are favored to win at -140, with an over/under of 6.5 goals.
The Canucks have been an offensive juggernaut, scoring an impressive 6.00 goals per game. Elias Pettersson leads the team in points with 6, including 1 goal and 5 assists. The Canucks' offensive firepower has been on full display, and they are poised to continue their scoring spree.
Defensively, the Canucks have allowed just 2.00 goals per game. With goaltenders Casey DeSmith and Thatcher Demko performing at a high level, the Canucks have a solid defensive foundation.
The Canucks have a few players listed as day-to-day due to injuries, including Guillaume Brisebois, Thatcher Demko, and Carson Soucy.
The Flyers have shown offensive potential, averaging 3.00 goals per game. Travis Konecny leads the team with 4 points, including 3 goals. The Flyers' offense will look to capitalize on scoring opportunities against the Canucks.
Defensively, the Flyers have allowed an average of 3.50 goals per game. Goaltender Carter Hart will be key to shoring up the defense and giving the Flyers a chance to win.
The Flyers have Sean Couturier listed as day-to-day due to an injury.
With the Canucks' strong offensive performance and solid defense, they have the edge in this matchup. Vancouver has been on a hot streak to start the season, and we predict that they will continue their winning ways against the Flyers. The combination of their offensive firepower and strong defensive play makes the Canucks the favorite to win this game.
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Pick: Vancouver Canucks ML -140