2006 Hockey Betting Numbers:
Win/Loss Home Away ATS Over/Under
22-48-6-6 10-24-3-4 12-24-3-2 44-38 38-36-8
The Philadelphia Flyers were a disaster in 2006 and have nowhere to go but up in 2007. They had a horrible straight up record but held their own in hockey betting against NHL betting odds. They made immediate news in the off-season signing free agent Daniel Briere away from Buffalo.
Hockey betting fans see that they also picked up F Joffrey Lupul and D Jason Smith from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for D Joni Pitkanen and F Geoff Sanderson. Hockey betting fans know that they acquired F Scott Hartnell and D Kimmo Timonen from the Nashville Predators. Hockey betting fans are aware that the Starting goalie for Philadelphia will be either Martin Biron or Antero Niittymaki.
The Online hockey betting fans in Philadelphia were given the great news about Bobby Clarke finally no longer being the GM. Perhaps there may be hope now that he is not in charge. Hockey betting fans see that new Flyers’ GM Paul Holmgren has made serious moves to upgrade the talent of the Flyers. This might also increase their NHL betting odds. Hockey betting fans know that the goaltending should be better with Biron and with Briere, Smith and Timonen, the Flyers will be improved.
Hockey betting fans can expect that the Flyers should be able to score more in 2007 as Briere should be able to make plays for Simon Gagne. Some hockey betting people believe that Gagne could have a 50 goal season. Hockey betting enthusiasts are aware that defenseman Kimmo Timonen and winger Scott Hartnell were really steals from Nashville and should really help. Defenseman Jason Smith and winger Joffrey Lupul are great additions. Those looking at NHL betting odds see that the Flyers also picked up defensemen Ryan Parent and Braydon Coburn and winger Scottie Upshall.
Fans looking at NHL betting odds believe that things are looking up for Philadelphia. That is not hard considering how bad the 2006 season was. Hockey betting fans think coach John Stevens could have the Flyers contending for a playoff spot soon. Getting Lupul to play up to his potential will definitely help the Flyers this season. Hockey betting fans know that it can’t be stated enough that things will be so much better know that Bobby Clarke is no longer the GM. Fans looking at NHL betting odds think there is reason for true optimism for the 2007 Flyers.