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NY Islanders vs Philadelphia Flyers 9/5/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Islanders Odds & Info

Game Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Islanders
Date & Time Saturday September 5, 2020, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Scotiabank Arena 40 Bay Street, Toronto, ON, CAN
Latest odds
NYI -122 ; O/U 5.5
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The New York Islanders will play the Philadelphia Flyers in a deciding Game 7 on Saturday in their NHL Eastern Conference semifinals best-of-seven series. The Islanders were beaten by the Flyers 5-4 in Game 6. The game went into the second overtime before Philadelphia scored to win. The Islanders took a 4-3 after two periods but could not keep the Flyers from scoring a goal in the final period to send it into overtime.

Centers Anthony Beauvillier and Jean-Gabriel Pageau each have seven goals during the postseason to lead the Islanders. Left winger Josh Bailey has a team-high 13 assists and 15 points. Left winger Anders Lee has a team high 13 penalty minutes. In goal, Semyon Varlamov is 9-4 with a 2.00 goals-against-average and .921 save percentage.

Philadelphia was able to stave off elimination for a second consecutive game with its double overtime victory in Game 6. Ivan Provorov scored for Philadelphia 15:03 into the second extra period to give Philadelphia the victory. Kevin Hayes, Michael Raffl, James Van Riemsdyk and Scott Laughton also scored for the Flyers. Carter Hart made 49 saves in goal for Philadelphia.

Center Scott Laughton is leading Philadelphia and goals scored with five, while center Kevin Hayes is the leader in assists with nine and two points with 13. Right winger Jakub Voracek has a team-high 22 penalty minutes. In goal, Carter Hart is 9-4 with a goals against average of 2.17 and a save percentage of .929.

Recent Betting Trends

  • New York is 10-5 in its last 15
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Islanders  last 7 when not at home
  • Philadelphia is 14-6 in its last 20
  • The OVER has cashed in 14 of the Flyers last 18 versus the Islanders

Free NHL Pick:

Philadelphia Flyers +106

The Philadelphia Flyers have the momentum entering this deciding Game 7. The Flyers have avoided elimination in each of the last two games of the series and can now eliminate the Islanders with a victory on Saturday. Philadelphia has won 14 of its last 20 overall. The Islanders will be slightly down following a second straight unsuccessful attempt at eliminating Philadelphia and the Flyers will take advantage of that. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia Flyers win 4-3

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