The Philadelphia Flyers (7-5-2) and Montreal Canadiens (8-5-2) meet in NHL action at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday evening.
The Philly Flyers had a 4-1 victory on home-ice over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night, with Sean Couturier, Travis Konecny, Joel Farabee and Claude Giroux scoring the goals for Philadelphia and Carter Hart stopped 33 shots. It was certainly encouraging for the Flyers’ future to see 19 year-old rookie Farabee and the 21-year-old Hart impress.
On the NHL player stats front, Konecny leads the way for Philadelphia with 15 points, consisting of seven goals and eight assists.
The Montreal Canadiens are on a good run of results, with four wins in their last five games. They beat the division-leading Boston Bruins 5-4 on home-ice on Tuesday evening, with two goals from Victor Mete and one each from Tomas Tatar, Paul Byron and Ben Chiarot, while Carey Price stopped 21 of 25 shots for Montreal.
For Montreal, Brendan Gallagher has 13 points, which includes seven goals, while Tomas Tatar has recorded eight assists.
Philadelphia Flyers vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Lines & Predictions
The Flyers have been strong on home-ice this season and, despite the Canadiens recent excellent run of results, they look to have the edge with regards to predictions for this game.
The Money Line on this game has the Flyers as very marginal favourites at odds of -114.9 (1.87) with Sports Interaction, while the Canadiens are available at +106 (2.06) with bet365 Sportsbook. The home-ice advantage might just swing this for Philadelphia, so they are the tips to win here.