Brendan Gallagher, Tomas Tatar, and the Montreal Canadiens will do battle against Travis Konecny, Oskar Lindblom, and the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center in an Eastern Conference showdown. This one will get underway at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, November 7 and it’s being televised live on NBC Sports Philadelphia.
Montreal Canadiens vs. Philadelphia Flyers Odds
Playing the role of favorites will be the Flyers (-125), while the Canadiens are dogs offering moneyline odds of +105,, and the Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 7 goals (-110 for the over, -110 for the under).
Montreal is 8-7 straight up (SU) and has netted moneyline bettors 1.2 units this season. Through 15 regular season outings, nine of its games have gone over the total, while five have gone under and just one has pushed. The Habs are 4-4 SU as a road team in 2019-20.
Montreal has converted on 20.0 percent of its power play opportunities this year, a mark that’s right around league average. Additionally, its penalty kill is ranked 29th out of 31 teams, and it’s successfully killed off only 68.9 percent of all penalties..
With a .910 save percentage and 27.8 saves per game, Carey Price (7-5-1) has been the best option in goal for Montreal this season. If head coach Claude Julien chooses to rest him, however, the team could turn to Keith Kinkaid (1-2-1), who has a .879 save percentage and 4.35 goals against average this year.
Philadelphia is 7-7 straight up (SU) and has lost 0.7 units for moneyline bettors this year. Eight of its matches have gone over the total, while six have gone under and none have pushed. This year, the team is 5-2 SU as the home team.
The Flyers have converted on 24.1 percent of their power play opportunities this year, a mark that places it in the top-10 among NHL teams. On the other hand, its penalty kill is ranked 11th overall, and it’s successfully killed off 83.7 percent of all opponent power plays.
Brian Elliott has stopped 22.9 shots per game as the primary choice in goal for the Flyers. Elliott has three wins, five losses, and one OT loss and has maintained a fairly-weak .901 save percentage and 3.05 goals against average this season.
Montreal Canadiens vs. Philadelphia Flyers Free Picks
Free NHL Pick: Montreal Canadiens, O/U – Over
NHL Betting Trends
The Flyers are 2-7 in games where they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponent and 3-6 when they’re in the box for fewer than 10 penalty minutes, total.
Montreal is 1-1 in games decided by a shootout this season while Philadelphia is 1-2 in shootouts.
For both of these teams, the over has hit in four of their last five matchups.
Montreal skaters have accounted for the sixth-most hits in the league (25.9 per game).