Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Philadelphia Flyers NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
Blue Jackets vs. Flyers Betting Picks & Predictions
The Columbus Blue Jackets (33-32-6) host the Philadelphia Flyers (22-37-11) on Thursday, April 7, with the Blue Jackets coming off a victory and the Flyers a loss. The Flyers are underdogs on the road, at +118, and the Blue Jackets are -143. Find more below on the Blue Jackets vs. Flyers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Blue Jackets vs. Flyers Betting Line
Blue Jackets vs Flyers Betting Information
Blue Jackets vs. Flyers Game Info
- Game Day: Thursday, April 7, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- Location: Columbus, Ohio
- Arena: Nationwide Arena
Computer Predictions for Blue Jackets vs. Flyers
Computer picks for Blue Jackets vs Flyers
Blue Jackets 4 Flyers 3
Blue Jackets vs. Flyers Betting Trends
Columbus has won 11 of its 12 games as a favorite this season.
In four games with moneyline odds lower than -143, the Blue Jackets have won every time.
The moneyline odds imply that Columbus has a 58.8% chance of winning this contest.
Columbus Blue Jackets Leaders
Patrik Laine is currently one of Columbus’ leading contributors (52 total points), having amassed 25 goals and 27 assists.
Jakub Voracek has 51 points (0.8 per game), scoring five goals and adding 46 assists.
Oliver Bjorkstrand has scored 24 goals and added 26 assists through 69 games for Columbus.
Elvis Merzlikins (23-18-6) has a 3.4 goals against average and a .904 save percentage (32nd in the league).
Columbus Blue Jackets Season Stats
The Blue Jackets’ 3.2 average goals per game add up to 225 total, which makes them the 12th-ranked scoring team in the league.
On defense, the Blue Jackets have conceded 263 goals (3.7 per game) to rank 31st in league action.
They’re ranked 23rd in the league with a -38 goal differential .
The Blue Jackets’ 33 power-play goals this season (ranked 27th in the NHL) have come on 185 power-play chances.
The Blue Jackets’ offense has the league’s 25th-ranked power-play conversion rate (17.8%).
The Blue Jackets have scored a total of six shorthanded goals this season.
The Blue Jackets rank 20th in the league in penalty-kill success rate at 78.6%.
The Blue Jackets’ players win 48.5% of their faceoffs to rank 21st in the NHL.
The Blue Jackets have a 10.5% shooting percentage as a squad, ranking eighth in the league.
The Blue Jackets have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 19.4 hits and 13.3 blocked shots per game.
Flyers vs. Blue Jackets Betting Trends
This season the Flyers have 16 wins in the 57 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
Philadelphia has a record of 13-33 in games when sportsbooks list them +118 or longer on the moneyline.
The moneyline implies a 45.9% chance to win for the Flyers.
Philadelphia Flyers Leaders
Cam Atkinson has totaled 23 goals (0.3 per game) and dished out 27 assists (0.4 per game), averaging 3.0 shots per game and shooting 11%. That makes him among the leaders for Philadelphia with 50 total points (0.7 per game).
Philadelphia’s Travis Konecny has racked up 43 total points (0.6 per game), with 12 goals and 31 assists.
Philadelphia’s Joel Farabee has 33 points (16 goals, 17 assists) this season.
Carter Hart’s record stands at 13-23-7 on the season, allowing 134 goals (3.1 goals against average) and compiling 1297 saves with a .906 save percentage (27th in the league).
Philadelphia Flyers Season Stats
The Flyers have scored 180 goals this season (2.6 per game) to rank 29th in the league.
The Flyers have allowed 3.5 goals per game, 246 total, which ranks 26th among league teams.
They have a -66 goal differential, which ranks 29th in the league.
The Flyers have scored 26 power-play goals this season, which ranks 31st in the NHL (on 203 power-play chances).
The Flyers have the NHL’s 32nd-ranked power-play conversion rate of 12.8%.
The Flyers have scored six shorthanded goals this season (12th among NHL squads).
The 76% of opponent power plays the Flyers kill is the 23rd-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Flyers have the NHL’s sixth-best faceoff win percentage (52.5%).
The 8.4% shooting percentage the Flyers have compiled ranks 31st in the league.
The Flyers have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 22.4 hits and 15.2 blocked shots per game.
Blue Jackets and Flyers Injury Report
Blue Jackets: Nathan Gerbe: Out (Hip), Boone Jenner: Out (Lower Back), Joonas Korpisalo: Out For Season (Hip), Daniil Tarasov: Out For Season (Hip), Alexandre Texier: Out (Finger)
Flyers: Zack MacEwen: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Sean Couturier: Out For Season (Back), Ryan Ellis: Out For Season (Lower-body), Nick Seeler: Out (Lower-body)
Betting Tips for Blue Jackets vs. Flyers
We have the Blue Jackets listed as the best bet on the moneyline in this game, and our pick against the spread is the . Our computer model has the scoring going under the total of goals once the game has been played.
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