Penguins vs. Flyers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/24/2022
Both the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers are coming off a victory, heading into their matchup at Wells Fargo Center on Sunday at 4:00 PM ET. The bookmakers have made the Penguins big favorites at -267 on the moneyline, despite being away from home, and the Flyers are at +215. Find more below on the Penguins vs. Flyers betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Penguins vs. Flyers Spread and Betting Line
Penguins vs Flyers Betting Information
Penguins vs. Flyers Game Info
- Game Day: Sunday, April 24, 2022
- Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
Computer Predictions for Penguins vs. Flyers
Computer picks for Penguins vs Flyers
Penguins 4 Flyers 3
Penguins vs. Flyers Betting Trends
Pittsburgh has gone 35-22 as the oddsmakers’ favorite this season.
In 10 games with shorter than -267 moneyline odds this season, the Penguins have won eight.
The moneyline odds say Pittsburgh has a 72.8% chance of winning this game.
Pittsburgh Penguins Leaders
A leading contributor this season for Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby has scored 81 points in 66 games (29 goals and 52 assists).
Jake Guentzel has 81 points (1.1 per game), scoring 40 goals and adding 41 assists.
Kris Letang’s season total of 64 points has come from eight goals and 56 assists.
In 58 games, Tristan Jarry has a record of 34-18-6. He has conceded 138 goals (2.42 goals against average) and has recorded 1573 saves.
Pittsburgh Penguins Season Stats
The Penguins offense’s 255 total goals (3.3 per game) rank 11th in the NHL.
On defense, the Penguins have been one of the best units in NHL action, conceding 208 goals to rank fourth.
The team’s goal differential is ninth-best in the league at +47.
The 49 power-play goals the Penguins have recorded this season (on 238 power-play chances) rank 13th in the league.
The Penguins are 17th in the league with a 20.6% power-play conversion rate this season.
The Penguins have scored a total of three shorthanded goals this season.
The Penguins’ penalty-kill percentage (86.4%) is the league’s second-best.
The Penguins’ players win 50.8% of their faceoffs to rank 13th in the league.
The Penguins have a 9.5% shooting percentage as a team, ranking 15th in the league.
The Penguins’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 24.8 hits and 13.3 blocked shots per game.
Flyers vs. Penguins Betting Trends
The Flyers have secured an upset victory in 18, or 28.1%, of the 64 games they have played while the underdog this season.
Philadelphia has a record of 1-8 in games when oddsmakers list them +215 or longer on the moneyline.
Sportsbooks have implied, based on the moneyline for this matchup, that the Flyers have a 31.7% chance to win.
Philadelphia Flyers Leaders
Travis Konecny is a top offensive contributor for his team with 50 points (0.7 per game). He has recorded 15 goals and 35 assists in 75 games (playing 17:32 per game).
Cam Atkinson is key for Philadelphia’s offense with 50 total points (0.7 per game), including 23 goals and 27 assists through 73 contests.
James van Riemsdyk has 23 goals and 14 assists for Pittsburgh.
Carter Hart’s record stands at 13-24-7 on the season, giving up 137 goals (3.2 goals against average) and collecting 1304 saves with a .905 save percentage (33rd in the league).
Philadelphia Flyers Season Stats
The Flyers’ 203 total goals (2.6 per game) rank 28th in the NHL.
The Flyers have conceded 282 total goals (3.6 per game) to rank 28th.
They have a -79 goal differential, which ranks 29th in the league.
The Flyers have recorded 27 power-play goals this season (on 225 power-play chances). That ranks 31st in the NHL.
The Flyers have the NHL’s 32nd-ranked power-play conversion rate of 12.0%.
The Flyers have scored six shorthanded goals.
The 75.3% penalty-kill percentage the Flyers have registered is the league’s 26th-ranked rate.
The Flyers have the NHL’s sixth-best faceoff win rate (52.2%).
The 8.5% shooting percentage the Flyers have compiled ranks 30th in the league.
The Flyers have not yet shut out an opponent this season.
Penguins and Flyers Injury Report
Penguins: Tristan Jarry: Out (Foot), Nathan Beaulieu: Out (Undisclosed)
Flyers: Rasmus Ristolainen: Out (Upper Body), Sean Couturier: Out For Season (Back), Ryan Ellis: Out For Season (Lower-body), Carter Hart: Out (Lower-body), Patrick Brown: Out (Upper-body), Cam Atkinson: Out (Lower-body), Cam York: Out (Lower-body), Nick Seeler: Out (Lower-body), Samuel Morin: Out For Season (Lower body)
We have the Penguins predicted as the best bet on the moneyline in this game, and our pick against the spread is the Flyers (+1.5). Our computer model has the scoring going under the total of 6.5 goals when all is said and done.
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