Hockey gambling odds handicappers are also impressed with the Montreal Canadiens as they are in the hunt for another run at the Cup with the hockey lines.
Versus will televise Tuesday’s rematch of the 2010 Eastern Conference Finals as the Montreal Canadiens host the Philadelphia Flyers with opening faceoff set for 7:30 PM ET. Be sure and open an account at Sports-Gambling for action on both the side and total of this matchup.
Philadelphia has an online NHL wagering record of 12-4-2 and is 4-1-2 on the road. The Flyers have gone under the total in 6 of their 7 road games this year. The big improvement for Philadelphia has been on defense as they rank 2nd in the NHL for goals against while also ranking 2nd for goals scored.
The Flyers are riding a 3 game winning streak and are coming off a 5-1 home win over Ottawa last night. Center Claude Giroux leads the Flyers with 10 goals and 11 assists with fellow center Mike Richards right behind with 8 goals and 11 assists.
Defenseman Kimmo Timonen has 10 assists. Sergei Bobrovsky has emerged as the number one goaltender with a record of 11-3 and a 2.01 goals against average.
Montreal has a NHL wagering record of 11-5-1 and is 5-3-1 at home. The Canadiens are an even 4-4-1 split at home on over/unders. As was the case last year Montreal has been an excellent defensive team that ranks 3rd for goals against while the offense ranks 19th for scoring.
New starting goaltender Carey Price has a record of 10-6 with a 2.18 goals against average. Center Tomas Plekanec leads the Habs with 6 goals and 12 assists while right wing Andrei Kostitsyn has 7 goals and 6 assists. The Habs are also riding a 3 game winning streak and are coming of a 7-2 home win over Carolina on Saturday.
Philadelphia is 7-1 after a win and is 22-7 in Eastern Conference action. Montreal is 2-8 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game. The Flyers have beaten the hockey gambling odds in 4 of their last 5 matchups with Montreal.