Two years ago, the Rangers hoisted the white flag of surrender. To be exact New York let fans and media know that a massive rebuild would be taking place. So far, the Broadway Blueshirts are ahead of schedule. New York is already one of the most prolific goal-scoring teams with the NHL odds. Defensively the Rangers are still a work in progress. First-year Flyers coach Alain Vigneault has quickly gotten Philadelphia back on track. In like manner, they can light the lamp. To differentiate the Flyers have vastly improved on the back end.
Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Rangers
|Date and Time:||Sunday, March 1, 2020, Noon ET|
|Location:||Madison Square Garden, New York, New York|
|Flyers vs. Rangers TV Coverage:||NBC|
|NHL Betting Online Odds at SBG:||Click Here|
Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Rangers Overview
Now the Flyers are one of the hottest teams on the NHL board with seven wins in their last nine games. Philadelphia’s sportsbook record is 36-20-7 with only 27 of their games staying under the total. Overall NHL metrics have the Flyers ninth for goals scored, 14th for the power play, 11th for goals allowed, and eighth for penalty killing.
Also, on fire are the Rangers with eight wins in their last nine games. New York is 34-24-4 with only 29 games over the total. To illuminate, NYR ranks sixth for goal scoring, seventh for power plays, 17th for goals against and 19th for penalty killing.
Key Flyers: C Sean Couturier (19 G, 36 A, 55 PTS, +20, 3 PPG, 9 PPA, 11.4 SPCT), D Matt Niskanen (7 G, 24 A, 31 PTS, -11, 4 PPG, 3 PPA, 12.3 SPCT) G Carter Hart (19-12-3, 2.52 GAA, .909 SVPCT, 1 SO), G Brian Elliott (15-7-4, 2.09 GAA, .899 SVPCT, 2 SO)
Key Rangers: LW Artemi Panarin (31 G, 52 A, 83 PTS, +33, 7 PPG, 13 PPA, 16.4 SPCT), D Tony DeAngelo (13 G, 32 A, 45 PTS, +15, 3 PPG, 12 PPA, 10.7 SPCT), G Henrick Lundqvist (10-11-3, 3.12 GAA, .907 SVPCT, 1 SO), Alexander Georgiev (14-12-1, 2.98 GAA, .912 SVPCT, 2 SO)
Philadelphia and New York Against the Spread
The Flyers are:
- 5-2 on the board in their last seven away games
- 11-1 over the total on-road ice
- 3-0 in their last three away games against the Rangers
- 4-7 under the total at Madison Square Garden
- 10-4 vs. the odds in their last 14 games as a chalk
- 2-6-1 under the total when installing as a favorite
The Rangers are:
- 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 games as a dog
- 8-4 over the total in games as an underdog
- 1-7 in their last eight meetings with the Flyers
- 0-5-1 under the total against Philadelphia
- 3-5 on the board in their last eight home games
- 2-4-2 under the total at Madison Square Garden
Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Rangers NHL Odds Pick
Granted the Rangers have shown significant improvement. Though this may be the case the Flyers will be the better value for the NHL odds. As mentioned earlier New York is a weak play at Madison Square Garden and vs. Philadelphia. Correspondingly the Flyers have the matchup edge on the back end.
Flyers at Rangers NHL Odds Pick: Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers vs. Rangers NHL Odds Score Prediction: Flyers 3, Rangers 1