Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins - NHL Betting Playoffs

NHL betting playoffs action on Wednesday includes a huge rivalry game as the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 1.

The Penguins took four of the six meetings against the Flyers during the regular season and they will be popular with gamblers who bet on NHL Playoffs games.

NHL betting playoffs in the Eastern Conference should be superb including this series between the Flyers and Penguins. Those who bet on NHL Playoffs action could see a lot of goals scored in this series. The Flyers have four players who scored 30 or more goals this season. Mike Richards led all Flyers with 84 points. Goaltending is the question mark in this NHL betting playoffs matchup for Philadelphia as Martin Biron has not played well in recent weeks.

Pittsburgh enters the NHL betting playoffs red-hot and with a lot of confidence. The Penguins nearly won the Stanley Cup a year ago in NHL betting playoffs action and could be a serious contender again this year. New head coach Dan Bylsma has turned the team into a very tough team to play against. Evgeni Malkin led the league in scoring as NHL betting playoffs numbers indicate and he is not even the best player on the team. That honor goes to Sidney Crosby. This season the Penguins have a ton of talent and some character players like Pascal Dupuis, Maxime Talbot and Bill Guerin. The Penguins could have the edge in goal in NHL betting playoffs action with Marc-Andre Fleury.

Special teams are always important in NHL betting playoffs games. Pittsburgh was 20th in the league on the power play while Philadelphia ranked sixth. Gamblers that bet on NHL Playoffs games should know that Pittsburgh ranked eighth in the league in penalty killing as NHL betting playoffs stats show, while the Flyers were sixth.

NHL betting playoffs stats tell us that Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby were first and third in the league with 113 and 103 points, respectively while Philadelphia’s Jeff Carter was second in the league in goals with 46.

Sidney Crosby led the Penguins with nine points in six games against the Flyers this year as NHL betting playoffs numbers show while Jeff Carter led the Flyers with eight points in six games against the Penguins this year.

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