Philadelphia Flyers vs. Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Betting Tips and Predictions

by | Apr 5, 2022

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
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Flyers -125 Blue Jackets +105

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
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Blue Jackets (+1.5) Over (6) 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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