Philadelphia Flyers vs. Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Betting Tips and Predictions
Flyers vs. Blue Jackets Betting Picks & Predictions
The Philadelphia Flyers (22-36-11) host the Columbus Blue Jackets (32-32-5) on Tuesday, April 5, with the Flyers coming off a victory and the Blue Jackets a loss. Flyers (-125) versus Blue Jackets (+105) has a definite favorite, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Flyers vs. Blue Jackets betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Flyers vs. Blue Jackets Betting Line
Flyers vs Blue Jackets Betting Information
Flyers vs. Blue Jackets Game Info
- Game Day: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
Computer Predictions for Flyers vs. Blue Jackets
Computer picks for Flyers vs Blue Jackets
Blue Jackets (+1.5)
Flyers 4 Blue Jackets 3
Flyers vs. Blue Jackets Betting Trends
Philadelphia has gone 6-6 as the favorite this season.
In nine games with shorter than -125 moneyline odds this season, the Flyers have won five.
The moneyline odds imply that Philadelphia has a 55.6% chance of winning this contest.
Philadelphia Flyers Leaders
Cam Atkinson has been a major player for Philadelphia this season, with 50 points in 69 games.
Travis Konecny is another leading option for Philadelphia with 43 points (0.7 per game), scoring 12 goals and adding 31 assists.
Joel Farabee has scored 16 goals and added 17 assists through 51 games for Philadelphia.
Carter Hart (13-22-7) has a 3.1 goals against average and a .907 save percentage (27th in the league).
Philadelphia Flyers Season Stats
The Flyers offense’s 178 total goals (2.6 per game) rank 31st in the league.
The Flyers are ranked 25th in total goals against, allowing 3.5 goals per game (242 total) in NHL action.
Their goal differential (-64) ranks them 29th in the league.
The 26 power-play goals the Flyers have recorded this season (on 199 power-play chances) rank 31st in the league.
The Flyers’ 13.1% power-play conversion rate this season ranks 32nd in the league.
The Flyers’ six shorthanded goals this season rank 12th.
The Flyers rank 24th in the NHL in penalty-kill success rate at 75.9%.
The Flyers’ players have posted the sixth-best faceoff win percentage in the league at 52.4%.
The Flyers shoot 8.5% 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 15.2 blocked shots per game.
Blue Jackets vs. Flyers Betting Trends
The Blue Jackets have been an underdog in 57 games this season, with 21 upset wins (36.8%).
Columbus is 17-34 when it is underdogs of +105 or longer on the moneyline.
The moneyline in this contest implies a 48.8% chance for the Blue Jackets to win.
Columbus Blue Jackets Leaders
Patrik Laine’s 25 goals and 26 assists in 51 games give him 51 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
Oliver Bjorkstrand is a top scorer for Columbus, with 50 total points this season. He has netted 24 goals and provided 26 assists in 68 games.
Jakub Voracek has five goals and 44 assists for Philadelphia.
Elvis Merzlikins has a record of 22-18-5 in 48 games this season, conceding 148 goals (3.4 goals against average) with 1368 saves and a .902 save percentage, 34th in the league.
Columbus Blue Jackets Season Stats
The Blue Jackets’ 219 total goals (3.2 per game) rank 14th in the NHL.
The Blue Jackets have given up 258 total goals (3.7 per game) to rank 31st.
Their 23rd-ranked goal differential is -39.
The Blue Jackets have scored 33 power-play goals this season, which ranks 27th in the NHL (on 179 power-play chances).
The Blue Jackets have the league’s 24th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 18.4%.
The Blue Jackets have scored six shorthanded goals this season (12th in the league).
The 77.7% penalty-kill percentage the Blue Jackets have amassed is the league’s 20th-ranked rate.
The Blue Jackets have the league’s 19th-ranked faceoff win rate (48.7%).
The Blue Jackets are shooting 10.5% (eighth in the league).
The Blue Jackets have yet to shut out an opponent this season.
Flyers and Blue Jackets Injury Report
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)
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)
Betting Tips for Flyers vs. Blue Jackets
Our best bet is Flyers on the moneyline at -125 and Blue Jackets (+1.5) against the spread after analyzing all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will go over the total of 6 goals.
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