Hurricanes vs. Flyers betting preview

Media by Associated Press: Philadelphia Flyers' Kevin Hayes in action during an NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche

Saturday’s NHL offering features an outing between the heavily favored Carolina Hurricanes (44-15-8, -200 on the moneyline to win on the road) and the Philadelphia Flyers (25-32-11, +168 moneyline odds) at 5:00 PM ET on ESPN+ and Hulu.

Here’s what you need to place your NHL bets on this game.


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Hurricanes vs. Flyers betting lines

  • Favorite: Hurricanes (-200)
  • Underdog: Flyers (+168)
  • Over/under: 6.5

Hurricanes vs. Flyers Quick Facts

  • Carolina and its opponent have combined to score more than 6.5 goals in 29 of 67 games this season.
  • Philadelphia has combined with its opponent to score over 6.5 goals in 32 of 68 games this season.
  • Saturday’s over/under is 0.6 above the combined goal-scoring average of 5.9 for these two teams.
  • These two teams concede 5.8 goals per game combined, 0.7 fewer than this game’s over/under.

Hurricanes Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Hurricanes Season Stat Insights

  • The Hurricanes are ranked 14th in the league with 220 goals this season, an average of 3.3 per contest.
  • The Hurricanes are ranked second in league play for the fewest goals against this season, having conceded 171 total goals (2.6 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is fourth-best in the league at +49.
  • The Hurricanes’ 45 power-play goals this season (ranked 17th in the NHL) have come on 215 power-play chances.
  • The Hurricanes’ offense has the league’s 18th-ranked power-play conversion rate (20.9%).
  • The Hurricanes’ 11 shorthanded goals this season rank second.
  • The Hurricanes’ penalty-kill percentage (83.6%) is the NHL’s second-best.
  • The Hurricanes’ players win 53.1% of their faceoffs to rank fifth in the league.
  • The Hurricanes connect on 9.4% of their shots, ranking 24th in the league.
  • The Hurricanes have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 17.1 hits and 10.4 blocked shots per game.

Hurricanes Moneyline

  • Carolina has gotten the victory in 41 of the 58 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • In 25 games with shorter than -200 moneyline odds this season, the Hurricanes have won 17.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Carolina has a 66.7% chance of winning this game.

Hurricanes Leaders

  • Martin Necas: 26 goals and 36 assists
  • Sebastian Aho: 27 goals and 29 assists
  • Andrei Svechnikov: 23 goals and 32 assists
  • Frederik Andersen: 17-7-0 record, .903 save percentage, 58 goals given up

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Flyers Stats, Moneyline & Leaders

Flyers Stats Insights

  • The Flyers’ 176 total goals (2.6 per game) rank 29th in the NHL.
  • The Flyers’ 223 total goals allowed (3.3 per game) rank 20th in the NHL.
  • Their 26th-ranked goal differential is -47.
  • The Flyers have put up 29 power-play goals this season, which ranks 32nd in the NHL (on 189 power-play chances).
  • The Flyers have the league’s 32nd-ranked power-play conversion rate of 15.3%.
  • The Flyers have scored 11 shorthanded goals this season (second in the league).
  • The 74% penalty-kill percentage the Flyers have registered is the league’s 28th-ranked rate.
  • The Flyers have the 30th-ranked faceoff win rate in the NHL (45.5%).
  • The Flyers’ collective 8.8% shooting percentage ranks 30th in the league.
  • The Flyers have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 27.8 hits and 17.5 blocked shots per game.

Flyers Moneyline Insights

  • This season the Flyers have 20 wins in the 58 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Philadelphia is 10-23 when oddsmakers have listed them as underdogs of +168 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The win probability for the Flyers, implied from the moneyline, is 37.3%.

Flyers Leaders

  • Travis Konecny: 27 goals and 27 assists
  • Kevin Hayes: 17 goals and 34 assists
  • Owen Tippett: 21 goals and 16 assists
  • Carter Hart: 18-21-10 record, .907 save percentage, 138 goals conceded
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