Thursday, October 8, 2015
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The Philadelphia Flyers travel to Amalie Arena to play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, October 8, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Flyers at +160 and the Lightning at -178. The over/under has been set at 5.5.
The Flyers were led last season in both points and assists by Jakub Voracek. He finished the season with 81 points and 59 assists. Wayne Simmonds led the team in goals with 28 and Zac Rinaldo led the team in penalty minutes with 102. Steve Mason finished with a 2.25 goals against average.
Steven Stamkos led the Lightning last season in both points and goals. He had 72 points and 43 goals. Ondrej Palat led the team in assists with 47 while Brenden Morrow led the team in penalty minutes with 64. Ben Bishop finished the season with a 2.32 goals against average.
The Flyers are 3-7 in their last 10 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and 5-12 in their last 17 overall. They are 7-19 in their last 26 Thursday games, 13-38 in their last 51 road games and 1-5 in their last 6 vs. the Atlantic. The under is 7-1-1 in the Flyers last 9 vs. the Atlantic and 6-1 in their last 7 vs. the Eastern Conference and 5-1-1 in their last 7 road games. The under is also 4-1-1 in their last 6 games playing on 3 or more days rest, 4-1-1 in their last 6 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and 18-7-2 in their last 27 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
The Lightning are 37-15 in their last 52 home games and 2-5 in their last 7 Thursday games. They are 1-4 in their last 5 games following a win and 1-4 in their last 5 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game, 1-5 in their last 6 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game. The under is 4-0 in the Lightning last 4 overall, 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 4-1 in their last 5 after allowing 2 goals or less in their previous game. However, the over is 5-2-1 in their last 8 home games.
Head to head, the over is 5-1-1 in the last 7 meetings and 16-6-4 in the last 26 meetings in Tampa Bay. The home team is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings. In addition, the Flyers are 1-6 in the last 7 meetings and 0-7 in the last 7 meetings in Tampa Bay.
Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Flyers were 13-11-6 against the spread
The Philadelphia Flyers were 33-45-4 against the over/under
Tampa Bay Lightning Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Lightning were 44-22-3 against the spread
The Tampa Bay Lightning were 53-52-3 against the over/under
Philadelphia Flyers Injuries
10/06/15 LW Michael Raffl Upper Body probable Thursday vs. Tampa Bay
10/05/15 C Sean Couturier Upper Body probable Thursday vs. Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Lightning Injuries
10/06/15 C Alex Killorn Undisclosed ?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia
10/06/15 C Tyler Johnson Undisclosed ?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia
10/06/14 D Mattias Ohlund Knee out indefinitely
10/05/15 GO Andrei Vasilevskiy Blood Clot out indefinitely
10/05/15 C Cedric Paquette Foot "?" Thursday vs. Philadelphia
Tony's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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