|Game||Philadelphia Flyers vs New Jersey Devils|
|Date & Time||Wednesday October 9, 2019, 7:30 PM (EDT)|
Wells Fargo Center
PHI -125 O/U 6
The Philadelphia Flyers return from the Czech Republic and will have their home opener on Wednesday against the New Jersey Devils. The Flyers beat Chicago 4-3 in their first game. Travis Konecny contributed with 2 goals with 3 shots on net. The Flyers beat the Devils 6-3 in their last meeting last season.
Carter Hart will make his 2nd start in the net. Hart is 1-0 on the season and made 28 saves in his first start. Hart carries a 3.00 goals against average with a .903 save percentage. The Philadelphia Flyers are 3rd in the NHL with 38 shots per game.
The New Jersey Devils are 0-1-1 on the season as they head into Philadelphia. The Devils got blowout in Buffalo in their last game 7-2. Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac each scored a goal in that loss.
Cory Schneider will make his 2nd start of the season in the net. Schneider carries a 2.79 goals against average with a .905 save percentage. Schneider made 19 saves in his last start allowing 2 goals. The New Jersey Devils rank 30th in the NHL with an average of 5.5 goals per game.
Recent Betting Trends
- Over is 4-1 in Flyers last 5 home games.
- Under is 6-1 in Devils last 7 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game.
- Flyers are 1-6 in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference.
- Devils are 36-15 in their last 51 games as a home favorite.
The Flyers offense looked to be clicking in their season opener. The Devils have struggled through their first few games and this road game will be tough. The Devils are 6-20 in their last 26 vs. Eastern Conference. Back the home team in this game. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia Flyers win 4-2.