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NY Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers 8/26/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Islanders Odds & Info

Game Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Islanders
Date & Time Wednesday August 26, 2020, 3:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Scotiabank Arena Scotiabank Arena, 40, Bay Street, South Core, Spadina—Fort York, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2X2, Canada
Latest odds
NYI -110 ; O/U 5
TV Channel
NBCSN

The New York Islanders look for their second consecutive victory over the Philadelphia Flyers when the two meet on Wednesday for Game 2 of their NHL Eastern Conference semifinals best-of-seven series. The Islanders defeated the Flyers in Game 1 on Monday 4-0. Semyon Varlamov stopped all 29 shots he faced in net and Andy Greene scored for the first time during the playoffs in the last 10 years to help lead the Islanders to the victory.

Anthony Beauvillier is leading the Islanders in goals scored during the postseason with six. Left winger Josh Bailey is the leader in assists with eight and the leader in points with 10. Anders Lee is leading New York in penalty minutes with 11. In goal, Semyon Varlamov is 8-2 with a goals-against average of 1.50 and a save percentage of .941.

Philadelphia will look to get back on track following its shutout loss to the Islanders in Game 1. The Flyers were in the game until the third period after trailing just 1-0 through the first two periods. However, the Flyers shooters could not put any shot past Islanders netminder Varlamov. Carter Hart made 26 saves in net for the Flyers in the loss.

Right winger Jakub Voracek is leading Philadelphia in goals scored with four and in points with eight during the postseason. Center Kevin Hayes is the leader in assists with six. Voracek is also leading Philadelphia in penalty minutes with 20. In goal, Carter Hart is 6-3 with a goals against average of 1.86 and a save percentage of .938.

Recent Betting Trends

  • New York is 6-1 in its last 7
  • The UNDER has cashed in 8 of the Islanders last 11 as the underdog
  • Philadelphia is 16-4 in its last 20
  • The UNDER has cashed in 10 of its last 13

Free NHL Pick:

Philadelphia Flyers -110

The Philadelphia Flyers will bounce back with a big outing on Wednesday against the Islanders in Game 2. The Flyers have won 16 of their last 20 overall and 14 of their last 18 versus opponents from the Eastern Conference. The Islanders were successful in shutting down the Flyers offensive attack on Monday, but Jakub Voracek and Kevin Hayes will lead the Flyers to the victory on Wednesday. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia Flyers win 4-1.

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