New Jersey Devils at Philadelphia Flyers - 4/25/21 NHL Picks and Prediction
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Philadelphia Flyers (21-19-7) vs New Jersey Devils (14-27-6)
Game Info: Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 6:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
Betting Odds: Philadelphia Flyers -175 / New Jersey Devils +145 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The New Jersey Devils and the Philadelphia Flyers meet in NHL action from the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday evening.
The New Jersey Devils will look to rebound from a 4-2 loss to Pittsburgh last time out. Pavel Zacha, Jack Hughes and Jesper Bratt each have 25 points with Bratt logging 20 assists while Hughes and Zacha each have double-digit goal and assist tallies this season. Yehor Sharangovich has 23 points with 11 goals and 12 assists while Myles Wood has a team-high 15 goals and Janne Kuokkanen and Ty Smith each have 21 points with double-digit assists. As a team, New Jersey is averaging 2.5 goals on 29.6 shots with a 12.9% success rate on the power play while allowing 3.4 goals on 30.6 shots with a 70.1% success rate killing off penalties.
The Philadelphia Flyers will look to rebound from a 4-1 loss to the mRangers last time out. Jaes van Riemsdyk leads the Flyers with 37 points including a team-high 16 goals and 21 assists while Jakub Voracek has 35 points with a team-high 26 assists. Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier each have 33 points with double-digit goals and assists and Joel Farabee has 31 points with 15 goals and 16 assists. Travis Konecny has 20 assists and Kevin Hayes has double-digit goal and assist marks this season. As a team, Philadelphia is averaging 2.8 goals on 29.9 shots with a 19.9% success rate on the PP while allowing 3.5 goals on 29.3 shots with a 74.3% success rate killing off penalties this season.
New Jersey is 17-36 in their last 53 games overall and 1-4 in their last 5 games on no rest while the over is 8-3 in their last 11 games overall. Philadelphia is 2-9 in their last 11 home games and 2-5 in their last 7 games overall while the under is 4-1 in their last 5 games overall.The road team is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings between these two teams.
I get the case that could be made for either side, but both teams are struggling big and both are having issues keeping the puck out of the net, which is why I’m backing the over here. I think we’re going to see an offensive slugfest or a slugfest based on a lack of defense. Give me the over.