Hockey betting fans may have seen the Flyers as a surprise champion of the Eastern Conference last year but they are now established as a top shelf online hockey betting contender.
The Philadelphia Flyers will host the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night with a starting time of 7 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this Eastern Conference matchup so be sure and open your account today.
Carolina was 26-21-2 with the hockey gambling odds and in prime playoff contention in the Eastern Conference. The Hurricanes were 12-12-1-3 on the road and went over the total in 16 of their 28 away games. Carolina ranked 8th in the NHL for goal scoring but was just 23rd for goals against. Eric Staal, the All Star Game captain, led Carolina with 53 points and Cam Ward had a 2.72 goals against average.
Philadelphia had a record of 35-13-2-3 with the hockey lines and was 18-7-0-2 at home with 15 of their 27 home games going under the total. The Flyers were the highest scoring team in the NHL and ranked 9th for goals against.
Claude Giroux led a deep lineup with a team best 50 points and Brian Boucher had a 2.31 goals against average. Philadelphia has been in good form as of late with 8 payouts in 10 games from January 14 through February 5 with 7 of those 10 games going under the total.
Philadelphia has dominated this series with 13 payouts in the last 15 matchups with Carolina. This is the third matchup of the season in this head to head series. The Flyers scored a 3-2 home payout over Carolina on November 1 as the game went under the total. Philadelphia got the money in an 8-1 win at Carolina on November 11 as the game soared over the total.
This series has gone over the total in 4 of the last 5 meetings. Carolina has won just 4 of their last 20 visits to Philadelphia and has dropped their last 4 games in the City of Brotherly Love. The teams have gone over the hockey betting total in 3 of their last 4 matchups in Philly.