Photo: flickr Writer: Jimmy Gold
On Sunday in the NHL, we've got a match-up between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Columbus Blue Jackets. In their latest game, the Philadelphia Flyers won 4-2 over the Tampa Bay Lightning. Travis Konecny scored in the second period. It's been a good year so far for Travis Konecny, he has 19 points. Sean Couturier scored in the second period. It's been a good year so far for Sean Couturier, he has 9 points. Michael Raffl scored once for the Philadelphia Flyers. Michael Raffl has been solid this year with 10 total points. Radko Gudas scored in the second period. Jakub Voracek had a great assist night with two helpers. Jakub Voracek had a great assist night with two helpers. The Columbus Blue Jackets are going to rely on all four lines tonight with this being a back-to-back.We could see some tired legs going in this one as the Philadelphia Flyers are playing on a back-to-back.
Sergei Bobrovsky should be in goal for the Columbus Blue Jackets. He was not good in his most recent game, posting a 0.783 save percentage. Sergei Bobrovsky posted a 14-3-0 record and 0.938 SV% when playing at home last season.
Steve Mason should start in net for this game. His team gave him a average workload in his last game, allowing 4 goals on 27 shots. In Steve Mason's last 10 appearances, he has posted a 0.884 save percentage.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are 15-3-1 when playing at home this season. The Philadelphia Flyers have gone 8-9-2 on the road. The Columbus Blue Jackets have gone 5-1 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. The Philadelphia Flyers have gone 4-4 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. When facing a team above .500, the Columbus Blue Jackets have gone 9-6. The Columbus Blue Jackets are 9-6 when playing a team with a winning record.
We are expecting a low scoring game in this one. We would recommend taking the under in this game.
Game Time: 6:05 PM ET
Under 5.5 -107