Philadelphia Flyers vs. Carolina Hurricanes Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Thursday, Mar. 21

Dec 28, 2023; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Carolina Hurricanes right wing Andrei Svechnikov (37) watches his shot against the Montreal Canadiens during the third period at PNC Arena.
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We have your Philadelphia Flyers vs. Carolina Hurricanes prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Philadelphia Flyers hit the road to face the Carolina Hurricanes.

The Carolina Hurricanes (43-20-6) are set to host the Philadelphia Flyers (35-26-8) in a high-stakes Eastern Conference clash. With both teams eager to solidify their playoff positioning, this matchup promises to be a battle of wills on the ice.

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Carolina Hurricanes Odds Info

Moneyline: Philadelphia Flyers +200 (PointsBet) / Carolina Hurricanes -250 (PointsBet)

Puck Line: -1.5 – Philadelphia Flyers -120 (PointsBet) / Carolina Hurricanes +110 (BetRivers)

Total: 6.0 – -113 (BetRivers) / -108 (BetRivers)

Game Info

Date: Thursday, Mar. 21

Time: 06:00 PM

Location: PNC Arena – Raleigh, NC


Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Philadelphia Flyers have 17 wins and 17 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Philadelphia Flyers have 24 wins and 25 losses.
  • This season, the Philadelphia Flyers have hit 32 overs and 37 unders.

Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Carolina Hurricanes have 22 wins and 13 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Carolina Hurricanes have 40 wins and 22 losses.
  • This season, the Carolina Hurricanes have hit 30 overs and 39 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the course of the 2023-2024 NHL season, the Philadelphia Flyers and Carolina Hurricanes have faced off three times, with the Hurricanes emerging victorious in two of those encounters. The first meeting on October 30, 2023, saw the Hurricanes win as visitors with a closing moneyline of -194, indicating they were the favorites. The second game on November 15, 2023, flipped the script with the Flyers winning as the underdog with a closing moneyline of +196. In the third game on November 28, 2023, the Hurricanes, as favorites with a closing moneyline of -146, secured another win. Interestingly, the visiting team has won all three matchups. When it comes to betting statistics, the Flyers have covered the spread twice, while the Hurricanes have done so once. All three games have trended towards low-scoring affairs, with the total score going under the closing over-under line each time. Key stats across these games include the Hurricanes’ strong performance in shots on goal, with a total of 105 shots across the three games, and the Flyers’ significant number of blocks, totaling 65. Both teams have been relatively disciplined, with the Flyers accumulating 10 penalty minutes and the Hurricanes 12 over the three games.

The most recent game between the two teams on November 28, 2023, ended with a 4-1 victory for the Carolina Hurricanes. The Hurricanes demonstrated a dominant performance with 36 shots on goal and 15 blocked shots, while the Flyers managed 29 shots on goal and blocked 25. Neither team was able to capitalize on their power play opportunities, with both teams having 2 chances but failing to score. The Hurricanes’ Michael Bunting, Travis Konecny, Brendan Lemieux, Seth Jarvis, and Jesperi Kotkaniemi were all instrumental in the win, contributing to the team’s 10 points from goals and assists. Sebastian Aho and Dmitry Orlov provided key assists, with Aho assisting twice. The Flyers’ lone goal came from Travis Konecny, assisted by Tyson Foerster. In goal, Pyotr Kochetkov for the Hurricanes saved 28 out of 29 shots, boasting a save percentage of 0.966, while Carter Hart of the Flyers saved 32 out of 36 shots with a save percentage of 0.914.

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Carolina Hurricanes Predictions

The Carolina Hurricanes enter this game riding a four-game winning streak, sitting comfortably in second place within their division. The Hurricanes’ success has been largely driven by the stellar performance of Sebastian Aho, who leads the team with 27 goals and 48 assists. Carolina’s offense has been formidable, and their defense has been equally impressive, ranking among the top in the league. As they return to the PNC Arena, the Hurricanes will look to leverage their home-ice advantage and continue their push for a top seed in the playoffs.

On the other side, the Philadelphia Flyers are coming off a win and hold the third spot in their division. The Flyers have shown resilience this season and have been particularly strong on the road. Travis Konecny has been a standout player for Philadelphia, leading the team with 27 goals and 31 assists. The Flyers’ ability to perform under pressure will be tested against the Hurricanes’ tight defensive unit, making for an intriguing matchup of Philadelphia’s offense against Carolina’s defense.

This game is not just about the star players, as both teams boast depth that could prove to be the difference-maker. The Flyers will need to find a way to break through the Hurricanes’ defense, which has been a cornerstone of their success. Meanwhile, Carolina’s balanced attack will challenge the Flyers’ resolve and ability to control the pace of the game. With both teams looking to make a statement, this Eastern Conference showdown is set to be a compelling contest that could have significant implications for the playoff picture.

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Carolina Hurricanes Pick

The Philadelphia Flyers present a compelling moneyline bet for this matchup. Despite the Carolina Hurricanes’ impressive record and four-game winning streak, the Flyers have demonstrated a strong ability to perform on the road, with a balanced 17-12-5 record away from home. Travis Konecny’s leadership in points for the Flyers, combined with their resilience in tight games, suggests they have the potential to upset the Hurricanes. Additionally, the Flyers have covered the spread twice in their last three encounters with the Hurricanes, indicating their capability to compete against Carolina’s formidable defense.

Historically, the visiting team has won all three matchups this season, which bodes well for the Flyers. While the Hurricanes have been dominant at home, the Flyers’ recent win and the high stakes of solidifying their playoff position could provide the extra motivation needed to secure a victory. Considering the favorable moneyline odds and the Flyers’ tendency to thrive as the underdog, betting on Philadelphia to win outright is a calculated risk that could yield significant rewards.

The Pick: Philadelphia Flyers +200 (PointsBet)

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Carolina Hurricanes Player Prop Picks

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

Philadelphia Flyers

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Travis Konecny Shots On Goal 2.5 8/10 -166 +130 3.4 3.20
Tyson Foerster Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -150 +120 2.5 2.11
Travis Konecny Points 0.5 7/10 -130 +100 1.2 1.07

Carolina Hurricanes

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Martin Necas Shots On Goal 2.5 9/10 -145 +114 4.0 3.91
Jake Guentzel Assists 0.5 7/10 +105 -135 0.9 0.89
Jake Guentzel Points 0.5 8/10 -210 +160 1.2 1.20