The Flyers will try and find a way to score against Montreal’s Carey Price who is playing better than any goalie in the league right now. The Flyers are at home though and they are the likely choice from gamblers making an NHL bet at Sbg global.com.
Philly Offense vs. Montreal Defense
The Flyers have the second best offense in the NHL while the Canadians have the second best defense. It makes for an interesting matchup on Monday night. The key for Montreal has been Carey Price who has a .965 save percentage and 1.20 goals against average in his last five games.
Canadians 6-2 on the Road
The Canadians are 6-2 on the road this season so they are capable of winning at Philadelphia. Montreal hasn’t been on the road for a while since their last four games have been at home. This will be a quick one-game trip as they are back home for the Kings on Wednesday.
Flyers 8-4 at Home
The Flyers have won 8 of their 12 home games this season. They are coming off a road win on Saturday at Washington in a game they won in a shootout. Brian Boucher got the start in goal in that game for the Flyers and he might get the start again on Monday night.
Monday NHL Betting Trends
The Canadiens are 4-0 in NHL betting in their last 4 vs. the Eastern Conference. The Canadiens are 6-1 in their last 7 road games. The Canadiens are 5-1 in their last 6 overall. The Flyers are 11-2 in their last 13 vs. the Northeast. The Flyers are 10-3 in their last 13 overall. The Flyers are 20-7 in their last 27 home games. The Flyers are 5-2 in their last 7 Monday games. In this series, the home team is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings and it should be noted that the Canadiens are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Philadelphia. If you want to make an NHL bet on the total then keep in mind that the Under is 7-1 in the Canadiens last 8 vs. the Eastern Conference. The Under is 24-9-2 in the Canadiens last 35 road games. The Over is 5-1 in the Flyers last 6 overall. The Over is 12-4 in the Flyers last 16 home games.