Pittsburgh Penguins vs Philadelphia Flyers 2/15/22 NHL Picks, Predictions, Odds

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The Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins meet Tuesday in NHL action at the PPG Paints Arena. The Philadelphia Flyers need a win after losing 12 of their last 14 games. The Pittsburgh Penguins look for a win after winning 10 of their last 15 games.

The Philadelphia Flyers are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 14.4 percent of their power play opportunities. Cam Atkinson leads Philadelphia with 17 goals, Claude Giroux has 21 assists and Travis Konecny has 120 shots on goal. Defensively, the Philadelphia Flyers are allowing 3.3 goals per game and are killing 77.4 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Carter Hart has allowed 87 goals on 983 shots faced, and Martin Jones has allowed 56 goals on 565 shots.

The Pittsburgh Penguins are averaging 3.3 goals per game and are scoring on 21.4 percent of their power play opportunities. Jake Guentzel leads Pittsburgh with 24 goals, Kris Letang has 38 assists and Evan Rodriguez has 148 shots on goal. Defensively, the Pittsburgh Penguins are allowing 2.5 goals per game and are killing 87.3 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Tristan Jarry has allowed 85 goals on 1,133 shots faced, and Casey DeSmith has allowed 30 goals on 303 shots.

The Flyers are 8-21 in their last 29 road games and 18-37 in their last 55 overall. The Penguins are 181-88 in their last 269 home games and 20-6 in their last 26 overall. The over is 4-1 in Flyers last 5 overall. The over is 4-1 in Penguins last 5 Tuesday games. The Flyers are 2-5 in the last 7 meetings in Pittsburgh.

The Philadelphia Flyers are a team that can’t get out of their own way, and they’re nearly impossible to back with any level of confidence. The Pittsburgh Penguins are piling up the wins over the last two months, and they do a good job of winning the games they’re supposed to win. Even with big juice, I have to side with the Penguins and the PL for max betting value.

Author: Lucy Green