The Phillies are out of the baseball playoffs so Philadelphia will have to look to the Flyers and Eagles if they are to win a title this year. The Flyers have been up and down this season but they are coming off a win against Toronto and might be the choice on Monday for gamblers making an NHL bet.
Philadelphia comes into this game at 3-3-1. They have actually been better on the road than they have been at home. It is likely that Sergei Bobrovsky will get the start in goal in this game even though Brian Boucher won the last game for the Flyers.
The Flyers are just 21st in the league in offense averaging 2.6 goals per game. They are getting enough shots as they are 7th in the league but they are not converting them into goals. The Flyers are 17th in the league in defense as they are allowing 2.7 goals per game. It is pretty easy to see why they have a .500 record with those numbers.
Columbus Blue Jackets
The Blue Jackets are 4-3 this season but looking at their stats it is hard to figure out how. The Blue Jackets are 20th in the league in goals per game and they are 22nd in goals against. Somehow the Blue Jackets are above .500 though and worth an NHL bet.
The Flyers are 5-2 in their last 7 Monday games. The Flyers are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. the Central. The Flyers are 1-4 in their last 5 road games. The Blue Jackets are 1-5 in their last 6 home games. The Blue Jackets are 0-6 in their last 6 vs. the Atlantic. The Flyer is 5-1-3 in the last 9 meetings in this series. Looking at the total, the Over is 8-3 in the Flyers last 11 vs. the Western Conference. The Over is 6-1 in the Blue Jackets last 7 vs. the Atlantic. The Under is 5-2 in NHL betting in the Blue Jackets last 7 home games. The Under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings between the two teams in Columbus.