How To Bet On Flyers vs Red Wings NHL Spread

Posted by Ryan Knuppel on April 5, 2016 in

A huge game will be played at Joe Louis Arena on Wednesday as the Philadelphia Flyers take on the Detroit Red Wings. The Flyers are 5th in the Metropolitan, just two games behind the New York Islanders. Detroit comes into the game with a 40-28-11, also for 91 points. Both of these teams are tied for 7th and 8th in the Eastern Conference. Detroit and Philadelphia are just ahead of the Boston Celtics by a point.  The Flyers are coming off a road loss to Pittsburgh, while the Red Wings are coming off a 3-2 win over Detroit. Find out the updated NHL online betting spread here.

How To Bet On Philadelphia Flyers vs Detroit Red Wings NHL Spread

When: Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Where: Detroit
Radio: 97.1 FM, 950 AM/1270 AM
Stream Option: NHL Stream

Why Bet on the Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings are trying to preserve one of the longest standing records of reaching the postseason. Detroit the last two seasons have recorded 93 and 100 points. The Red Wings this season can finish with a maximum of 97. The Red Wings offense is anchored by center Pavel Datsyuk, with 48 points. Rookie Dylan Larkin is the top goal scorer for Detroit, with 23 goals. The Red Wings are scoring 2.6 goals per game, while the defense for them is allowing 2.7 per game. Detroit is 21-13-6 at home this season.

Why Bet on the Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers would be thrilled to reach the postseason following their disastrous 2014 – 2015 season which saw them reach just 84 points. The Flyers have a goal differential of -5 this season; right at 2.6 goals per game. Philadelphia is led by their center Claude Giroux, who has 22 goals and 44 assists on the season. The Flyers can actually still catch both the New York Islanders and New York Rangers in the Metropolitan Division. The Flyers top goal scorer Wayne Simmonds is just one goal shy of reaching 30 on the season.

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Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction

How good of a National Hockey League game is this going to be? A tremendous one is a good answer to that. Expect the crowd at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit to be wild and crazy. Both teams need a win, and the loser will be up against the 8 ball for the postseason. Look for Detroit to score early, but Philadelphia to use their offense to get back into it. At the end of the day, the Detroit Red Wings find a way to win. Bet on the Detroit Red Wings -118 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. The final score will be Detroit 3 and Philadelphia 2.