Flyers vs Stars Betting Odds and Pick, December 17, 2016


I thought streaking was illegal? The Philadelphia Flyers have now won 10 straight games and are just three off their franchise record of the 13 in a row they won in 1985. This one against the Stars will be a tough test for a Flyers team that has given up the second-most goals in the league.

– Shark
  • The Stars are 1-5 in their last 6 games against teams with winning records.
  • The Flyers are 6-0 on the moneyline and 5-1 on the puckline in their last 6 games against the Central division.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the Stars’ last 10 games at home.

Dallas has been impossible to figure out this year. Just when it looks like they’ve exited a goal-scoring slump they go and get shut out by the Rangers. Luckily for us, these teams played a week ago and the Flyers looked like the much better team.

Philly won that game 4-2 for their eighth straight win and will be hoping for a similar result when they go up against either Kari Lehtonen or Antti Niemi who have an .896 combined save percentage – the worst team save percentage in the league.

The Penguins are on a nice little streak of their own giving the Flyers some extra motivation to keep winning. The longest streak in Pennsylvania pro sports history belongs to the Penguins. They went on a 15-game streak back in 2013 and if the Flyers win tonight, that record will be just that much closer.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NHL betting line for this matchup, Dallas sat as -110 favorites over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5.5 at Bovada but may move closer to puck drop.

Odds – Shark
computer prediction formulas pick a 4-1.6 win for the Flyers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Philadelphia Flyers vs Dallas Stars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Dallas will face the 19-10-3 Flyers. In totals betting, the Stars are 14-16 in over under betting so far this season while the Philadelphia Flyers are 17-10-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Dallas vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The Odds – Shark
NHL Power Rankings have the Dallas Stars at No. 25 and the Philadelphia Flyers at No. 5 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Dallas Stars No. 21-ranked offense (2.53 goals per game) against a Philadelphia Flyers defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.03 goals per game allowed. The Stars powerplay has clicked at a 15.83% rate while the Flyers have a 82.47% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia won its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Red Wings on December 11. Bettors who backed the Flyers at +125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Dallas lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Blackhawks on December 11. Bettors who backed the Blackhawks at -125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games
  • Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Dallas
  • Dallas is 4-13 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Dallas is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Dallas is 4-17 ATS in its last 21 games at home
  • Dallas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia home to Nashville, Monday, December 19th
Dallas home to St. Louis, Tuesday, December 20th


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