- Flyers Square Off With Rangers
- Hart Phenomenal for Flyers
- Rangers Suffer From Goaltending Depth
- Flyers vs Rangers Game Injuries
- Flyers vs Rangers Head-to-Head
- Flyers vs Rangers Game Information
- Flyers vs Rangers Betting Lines
- Flyers vs Rangers Prediction
- Flyers vs Rangers Trends
- Flyers vs Rangers Edge
- Flyers vs Rangers Results
- Flyers vs Rangers Game Summary
Flyers Square Off With Rangers
The Philadelphia Flyers have been one of the better teams in the league to kick this new season off. That’s greatly in part to new head coach John Tortorella, who has turned the team around.
The Flyers walk into this date with the New York Rangers with a 5-2-1 record overall and they’ll have extra meaning in Tuesday’s affair. The Rangers were one of Tortorella’s previous stops, so he might want to exact some revenge.
The New York Rangers have won two in a row overall but have been a bad bet online when at home. They have lost three straight at Madison Square Garden.
Which team is the best option versus the NHL betting odds in this one?
Hart Phenomenal for Flyers
Philadelphia is off to a tremendous start thanks primarily to the goaltending of Carter Hart. Hart has started six games, working his way to a record with a 5-0-1 record.
He’s holding onto a 2.31 goals-against average and a stellar save percentage at .938. When he’s protecting the net, Philadelphia has been a good option for your NHL picks.
When Hart isn’t out there, though, they get much worse. Felix Sandstrom has taken over as their backup goalie and has started two games.
Both of those games resulted in losses for the Flyers and he currently has a 3.14 GAA and a .900 save percentage. Make sure you double-check who is in the net before placing your bets in the sportsbook.
Rangers Suffer From Goaltending Depth
The Rangers suffer from the exact same problems as the Philadelphia Flyers. New York starting goaltender Igor Shesterkin has been great, but when he’s not starting, they have very limited and lackluster production.
Shesterkin is 5-0-2 with a 2.55 GAA and a .913 save percentage. Similar to last season, he’s been the glue on the back end that keeps this entire team moving forward.
In the games that he’s not starting, Jaroslav Halak gets the nod and he’s 0-3-0 with a 3.69 GAA and a horrendous .867 save percentage.
Depending on who is in the net can really swing this game from side to side or from over to under.
Flyers vs Rangers Game Injuries
Flyers vs Rangers Head-to-Head
The Flyers took on the Rangers four times last season, losing all but one of those matchups.
Flyers vs Rangers Game Information
- Game: Flyers (5-2-1) vs Rangers (5-3-2)
- Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
- Day/Time: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m. ET
- Flyers vs Rangers Live stream: NHL.TV
Flyers vs Rangers Betting Lines
Flyers vs Rangers Prediction
We should see both Hart and Shesterkin go at it during this game. With each of these guys getting the nod in the net, betting on who will win gets incredibly difficult.
What isn’t difficult to bet on is the total. Or at least, that’s what it’s starting to seem like. The total is currently listed at six right now, something that can easily go under given how well these two goaltenders are playing.
If Hart and Shesterkin both play as they have been, the under is going to hit. Assuming they both do in fact start this game, the under looks good.
The Philadelphia Flyers are listed at +200 in our Vegas NHL lines. This means that if you wager $100 on the Flyers, you have a chance to win $200. The New York Rangers is -240, offering a chance to win $42 on a $100 wager.
The implied probability attached to the betting lines gives the Philadelphia Flyers a 33.33%% chance to win, with the New York Rangers at 70.59%%.