Philadelphia Flyers vs. Buffalo Sabres NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
The Philadelphia Flyers and Buffalo Sabres are coming off a loss and a win, respectively, heading into their meeting at Wells Fargo Center on Sunday at 5:00 PM ET. The Sabres are small underdogs, at +101, and the Flyers are -121. Find more below on the Flyers vs. Sabres betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Flyers vs. Sabres Spread and Betting Line
Flyers vs Sabres Betting Information
Flyers vs. Sabres Game Info
- Game Day: Sunday, April 17, 2022
- Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
Computer Predictions for Flyers vs. Sabres
Computer picks for Flyers vs Sabres
Flyers 4 Sabres 3
Flyers vs. Sabres Betting Trends
Philadelphia has gone 6-8 as the favorite this season.
In 12 games with moneyline oddds shorter than -121, the Flyers have six wins.
The moneyline odds say Philadelphia has a 54.8% chance of winning this game.
Philadelphia Flyers Leaders
One of Philadelphia’s most productive offensives player this season is Cam Atkinson, who has 50 points (23 goals, 27 assists) and plays an average of 18:14 per game.
Travis Konecny has 13 goals and 32 assists to total 45 points (0.6 per game).
James van Riemsdyk has 33 total points for Philadelphia, with 20 goals and 13 assists.
Carter Hart (13-24-7) has a 3.2 goals against average and a .905 save percentage (32nd in the league).
Philadelphia Flyers Season Stats
The Flyers are ranked 29th in the NHL with 189 goals this season, an average of 2.6 per contest.
The Flyers rank 26th in total goals against, allowing 3.6 goals per game (265 total) in NHL play.
They’re ranked 30th in the league with a -76 goal differential .
The Flyers’ 27 power-play goals this season (ranked 30th in the NHL) have come on 213 power-play chances.
The Flyers’ 12.7% power-play conversion rate this season ranks 32nd in the NHL.
The Flyers’ six shorthanded goals this season rank 15th.
The Flyers rank 23rd in the league in penalty-kill success rate at 76.3%.
The Flyers’ players win 52.4% of their faceoffs to rank sixth in the NHL.
The Flyers shoot 8.3% as a team, ranked 31st-best in the league.
The Flyers have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 22.4 hits and 15.1 blocked shots per game.
Sabres vs. Flyers Betting Trends
The Sabres have been made the underdog 73 times this season, and upset their opponent 25 times.
Buffalo has gone 24-44 when bookmakers have listed them as underdogs of +101 or longer on the moneyline.
Oddsmakers have implied, based on the moneyline for this matchup, that the Sabres have a 49.8% chance to win.
Buffalo Sabres Leaders
Tage Thompson has scored 33 goals (0.5 per game) and dished out 27 assists (0.4 per game), averaging 3.2 shots per game and shooting 14%. That makes him among the leaders for Buffalo with 60 total points (0.8 per game).
Buffalo’s Jeff Skinner has racked up 55 total points (0.7 per game), with 31 goals and 24 assists.
Rasmus Dahlin has 10 goals and 36 assists, for a season point total of 46.
Craig Anderson has a record of 15-12-2 in 30 games this season, conceding 92 goals (3.2 goals against average) with 801 saves and an .897 save percentage, 44th in the league.
Buffalo Sabres Season Stats
The Sabres’ 207 total goals (2.7 per game) rank 24th in the NHL.
The Sabres have given up 269 total goals (3.5 per game) to rank 27th.
They have a -62 goal differential, which ranks 26th in the league.
The Sabres have recorded 42 power-play goals this season (on 203 power-play chances). That ranks 21st in the NHL.
The Sabres have the NHL’s 18th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 20.7%.
The Sabres have scored four shorthanded goals this season (22nd in the NHL).
The 75.1% of opponent power plays the Sabres kill is the 25th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Sabres have the league’s 32nd-ranked faceoff win percentage (46%).
The Sabres are shooting 9.2% (23rd in the league).
The Sabres have not had a shutout win yet this season.
Flyers and Sabres Injury Report
Flyers: Rasmus Ristolainen: Out (Upper Body), Sean Couturier: Out For Season (Back), Ryan Ellis: Out For Season (Lower-body), Carter Hart: Day To Day (Lower-body), Patrick Brown: Day To Day (Upper-body), Cam Atkinson: Day To Day (Lower-body), Nate Thompson: Day To Day (Lower-body), Cam York: Day To Day (Lower-body), Nick Seeler: Out (Lower-body), Samuel Morin: Out For Season (Lower body)
Sabres: Cody Eakin: Day To Day (Undisclosed), Malcolm Subban: Out For Season (Upper Body), Andrew Oglevie: Out (Undisclosed), Drake Caggiula: Out For Season (Back), Mattias Samuelsson: Day To Day (Undisclosed)
We have the Flyers predicted as the best bet on the moneyline in this contest, and our pick against the spread is the Sabres (+1.5). Our computer model has the scoring going under the total of 6.5 goals once the game has been played.
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