Philadelphia Flyers at Buffalo Sabres 1/17/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 1/16/2015
Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
First Niagara Center in Buffalo
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The Philadelphia Flyers head to First Niagara Center in Buffalo to take on the Sabres on Saturday.
The Flyers are 7-2 in their last 9 games following a home loss of 3 or more goals and 5-11 in their last 16 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game. They are 2-5 in their last 7 games playing on 1 day rest. The under is 5-1 in the Flyers last 6 overall and 13-3 in their last 16 in the third game of a 3-in-4 days situation.
The Sabres are 16-49 in their last 65 overall and 16-50 in their last 66 games playing on 1 day rest. They are 7-23 in their last 30 vs. a team with a winning % below .400. The over is 8-1-1 in their last 10 games playing on 1 day rest and 9-2-3 in Sabres last 14 after allowing 5 goals or more in their previous game.
Head-to-head, the home team is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings. The Flyers are 10-2 in the last 12 meetings and the over is 27-10-1 in the last 38 meetings.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
Philadelphia Flyers are 17-28-0 Against the Spread
Philadelphia Flyers are 22-22-0 against the Over/Under
Buffalo Sabres Betting Trends
Buffalo Sabres are 14-31-0 Against the Spread
Buffalo Sabres are 22-16-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
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
01/15/15 C Scott Laughton Concussion "?" Saturday vs Buffalo
01/12/15 D Braydon Coburn Foot expected to miss 3-4 weeks
01/11/15 GO Steve Mason Knee expected to miss 2 weeks
01/09/15 D Nicklas Grossmann Shoulder expected to miss 3 weeks
12/21/14 LW Marcus Foligno Hand out 3 months
10/31/14 GO Matt Hackett Knee out indefinitely
01/11/15 C Cody McCormick Blood Clot out indefinitely
01/08/15 RW Brian Gionta Upper Body out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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