Philadelphia Flyers vs. Montreal Canadiens Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Thursday, Mar. 28

Nov 18, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Flyers right wing Owen Tippett (74) in action against the Vegas Golden Knights in the second period at Wells Fargo Center.
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We have your Philadelphia Flyers vs. Montreal Canadiens prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Philadelphia Flyers hit the road to face the Montreal Canadiens.

The Philadelphia Flyers (36-27-10) are set to face off against the Montreal Canadiens (27-32-12) in an Eastern Conference clash at Bell Centre. With the Flyers aiming to solidify their playoff position and the Canadiens looking to play spoiler, this matchup promises to be an intriguing battle on the ice.

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Montreal Canadiens Odds Info

Moneyline: Philadelphia Flyers -152 (BetRivers) / Montreal Canadiens +130 (Bet365)

Puck Line: +1.5 – Philadelphia Flyers +165 (Bet365) / Montreal Canadiens -200 (Bet365)

Total: 5.5 – +110 (FanDuel) / -134 (FanDuel)

Game Info

Date: Thursday, Mar. 28

Time: 06:00 PM

Location: Bell Centre – Montreal, QC


Philadelphia Flyers Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Philadelphia Flyers have 17 wins and 19 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Philadelphia Flyers have 11 wins and 9 losses.
  • This season, the Philadelphia Flyers have hit 33 overs and 40 unders.

Montreal Canadiens Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Montreal Canadiens have 13 wins and 21 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Montreal Canadiens have 22 wins and 43 losses.
  • This season, the Montreal Canadiens have hit 35 overs and 36 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the course of the last two seasons, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Montreal Canadiens have faced off four times, with each team securing two victories apiece. These matchups have seen the home team emerge victorious on three occasions, indicating a potential home-ice advantage in this series. When it comes to betting statistics, the Montreal Canadiens have proven to be the more reliable pick against the spread, covering it in three out of the four games, while the Flyers have only managed to do so once. The total score outcomes have been evenly split between the two teams, with the over hitting twice and the under also occurring twice. Key statistics from these encounters show a trend of closely contested games, with the final score spread never exceeding a 1.5-point difference, except for one game where the spread difference reached 4.5 points. The closing moneyline has consistently favored the home team, and the total score has ranged from 5 to 9 goals, reflecting a variance in offensive output across the games.

The most recent game between the two teams took place on January 10, 2024, and ended in a 2-2 tie, with the Flyers ultimately winning in a shootout. The Canadiens had a strong start, scoring twice in the first period, but the Flyers responded with two goals of their own in the second period. The game’s intensity was reflected in the high number of shots taken, with the Flyers outshooting the Canadiens 39 to 19. Despite the Canadiens’ impressive 27 blocked shots, the Flyers’ 50% power play efficiency proved crucial in their comeback. The Canadiens struggled on the power play, failing to convert any of their opportunities. The goaltending performances were notable, with Montreal’s Cayden Primeau saving 37 out of 39 shots for a save percentage of 0.949, while Philadelphia’s Samuel Ersson saved 17 out of 19 shots, resulting in a save percentage of 0.895. The game’s outcome was ultimately decided in the shootout, where Sean Couturier’s lone goal secured the victory for the Flyers.

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Montreal Canadiens Predictions

The Flyers, currently holding the third spot in the Metropolitan Division, are coming into this game on a two-game losing streak, looking to bounce back and secure their standing in the playoff race. With Travis Konecny leading the team in goals and points, Philadelphia will rely heavily on their offensive prowess to overcome the Canadiens. The Flyers have been strong on the road this season, which could play to their advantage in this matchup.

Montreal, on the other hand, sits at the bottom of the Atlantic Division but has shown signs of life with a two-game winning streak. The Canadiens will lean on their captain, Nick Suzuki, who tops the team in goals, assists, and points, to spark their offense against the Flyers. Despite their overall record, the Canadiens have been competitive in recent games and could pose a challenge for Philadelphia, especially with the home crowd behind them.

This game will also feature a key goaltender battle, with both teams looking for solid performances between the pipes. Defensive efforts and special teams could be the deciding factors, as both squads aim to minimize penalties and capitalize on power-play opportunities. As the Flyers and Canadiens prepare to face off, fans can expect a tightly contested game with playoff implications on the line for Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Montreal Canadiens Pick

The Philadelphia Flyers are the pick for this matchup, despite their recent two-game skid. The Flyers have been formidable on the road with a 17-12-7 record, and their overall win percentage is notably higher than the Canadiens’. Additionally, the Flyers have a lot to play for as they aim to secure their playoff position, which should provide extra motivation. Travis Konecny’s offensive leadership, combined with the Flyers’ need to bounce back, makes them a strong candidate to win this game.

While the historic head-to-head data shows an even split in victories, the Flyers’ recent performance against the Canadiens, including a shootout win in their last meeting, suggests they have the edge. Moreover, the Flyers have been successful against the spread when playing as the favorite, which aligns with their current status for this game. Considering these factors, along with the Flyers’ higher stakes in the playoff race, a moneyline bet on Philadelphia is the more compelling choice for this Eastern Conference clash.

The Pick: Philadelphia Flyers -152 (BetRivers)

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Montreal Canadiens 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
Morgan Frost Points 0.5 7/10 +105 -135 0.9 0.91
Owen Tippett Points 0.5 7/10 -140 +110 1.0 1.05
Ryan Poehling Shots On Goal 1.5 7/10 -145 +114 2.1 2.15

Montreal Canadiens

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Juraj Slafkovsky Points 0.5 8/10 -105 -125 0.9 0.90
Cole Caufield Shots On Goal 3.5 7/10 -105 -125 4.0 3.84