Ottawa Senators at Philadelphia Flyers 1/6/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 1/5/2015
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia
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On Tuesday night, the Ottawa Senators will travel to Philadelphia to take on the Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center. Ottawa took a loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday by a score of 2-4. On the other hand, the Flyers have been losers of five straight including their most recent loss to the New Jersey Devils, 2-5.
The over is 2-0-2 in the Senators last 4 overall while the under is 6-1-4 in their last 11 road games. The over is 4-1-1 Ottawa's last 6 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game.
For Ottowa, Chris Neil is on injured reserve with a knee injury and is questionable to return Tuesday against the Flyers while Marc Methot is on injured reserve due to a lingering back injury. He has completed a conditioning assignment and could return Tuesday against the Flyers.
Philadelphia is 0-5 in their last 5 overall and 0-5 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record. Philly is also 0-6 in their last 6 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game.
Injuries to watch out for the Flyers are Scott Laughton, who is questionable to play Tuesday against the Senators due to a lower-body injury and Claude Giroux, who missed Saturday's game due to a laceration to his leg and is questionable to play Tuesday against the Senators.
In this matchup, the home team is 20-8 in the last 28 meetings and the Senators are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings in Philadelphia.
Ottawa Senators Betting Trends
Ottawa Senators are 16-22-0 Against the Spread
Ottawa Senators are 15-17-0 against the Over/Under
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
Philadelphia Flyers are 14-25-0 Against the Spread
Philadelphia Flyers are 21-17-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
12/29/14 D Mark Borowiecki Leg expected to miss 2 weeks
12/14/14 D Marc Methot Hip out indefinitely
12/14/14 C Zack Smith Wrist out indefinitely
12/12/14 RW Chris Neil Knee out indefinitely
11/01/14 C Ryan White Chest out indefinitely
10/09/14 D Chris Pronger Concussion out for season
10/05/14 D Kimmo Timonen Blood Clot out indefinitely
01/05/15 C Claude Giroux Leg "?" Tuesday vs. Ottawa
01/03/15 C Scott Laughton Lower Body "?" Tuesday vs Ottawa
Tony's Pick: Take Ottawa
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