The NHL is back on the schedule tonight as the New Jersey Devils will face the Philadelphia Flyers. The Devils are placed on the 8th spot in the Metropolitan Division and the Flyers are on the 4th place in the same division.
New Jersey Devils Form
The Devils are one of the teams that were expected to have a strong start of the season. However, that was not the case as this New Jersey team lost the first two games of the season. Also, they conceded 11 goals in those games. Especially the defeat against the Sabres was surprising as they were beaten with a score of 7-2.
Yet, it is important to emphasize that this team as a solid foundation and there is more to come from them.
On the offensive side of the game, the Devils score an average of 3.00 goals per game which is the 15th record in the league in scoring. As for their defensive game, they are conceding an average of 5.50 goals per contest.
Philadelphia Flyers Form
The Flyers had a good start of the season as they beat the Blackhawks with a score of 4-3 at the O2 Arena in Prague, Czechia. Moreover, this team will have a role to play in the NHL this season as they have Travis Konecny and the new coach Alain Vigneault. Also, players such as Oskar Lindblom and Michael Raffl will be the core of the team this season.
On the offensive side of the game, the Flyers score an average of 4.00 goals per game which is the 8th record in the league in scoring. As for their defensive performances, they are conceding 3.00 goals per game which is the 14th record in the league.
The Devils are a team with a lot of potential this season. They are a good side and they did bounce back after the early disappointments. However, the Flyers are a force in the NHL year in and year out. Also, they have a record of 4-1 so far this season. Take the Flyers to win this one.
My Free Pick & Prediction for New Jersey Devils vs. Philadelphia Flyers 10/09/2019 is: take the Philadelphia Flyers -125 (MoneyLine).
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