Planning on watching today's Blackhawks and Flyers game? Catch the action at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA, as the Flyers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on NBCS. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 6 goals, and the Flyers are favored by -1.5 against the Blackhawks.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS VS PHILADELPHIA FLYERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Philadelphia Flyers -1.5

This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 7:00 ET on Saturday, March 30th.

WHY BET THE PHILADELPHIA FLYERS:

  • The Flyers enter this game as 1.5-goal favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 4-3.
  • Take the Flyers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Blackhawks (+1.5)

Will Chicago Win on the Road?

Heading into tonight's game, the Blackhawks are 15th in the Western Conference with a record of 21-47-5. On the road, Chicago has gone just 6-29-1 this season. Over their last ten games, the Blackhawks are 5-5, and they have gone 2-1 in their previous three contests. As the underdog, Chicago has gone 17-46-5 this year.

Chicago has been the favorite in just five games this season, and they have won four of those matchups. Against teams in the Western Conference, the Blackhawks have gone 14-30 this year. In the Central Division, Chicago is in 8th place.

Chicago enters the game with a puck line record of 32-41 this season and their average scoring margin sits at -1.4 goals per game. So far, the Blackhawks have 11 wins by multiple goals compared to just 10 losses by multiple goals.

This season, the Blackhawks have been the underdog in 68 of their games and their puck line record as the underdog is at 30-38. On the road, Chicago's puck line record is at 10-26, and their average scoring margin away from home is at -2.2 goals per game.

For the season, Chicago's games have finished with an average of 5.7 goals per game. Their average over/under line for the season is 6.1. Overall, the Blackhawks have an over/under record of 29-42-2.

Through their last three road games, Chicago has an puck line record of just 0-3. However, their overall record was 1-2 while averaging 1 goals per game.

On offense, the Blackhawks are averaging 2.2 goals per game which is 31st in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 29th in the league. Chicago's offense comes into the game ranked 27th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 26th in the NHL.

Chicago's leading goal scorer is Connor Bedard. So far this season, he has 21 goals, placing him 96th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Bedard has 35 assists this season.

Defensively, the Flyers are currently 31st in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.3 shots per game against Philadelphia. They also are 19th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Arvid Söderblom comes into the game having made 25 starts this season. So far, his record is 4-20 and he has a save percentage of 0.609%.

Can Philadelphia Grab a Win at Home?

At home this season, the Flyers have gone 19-15-3, and they have been favored in 22 of their 74 games. In the Eastern Conference, Philadelphia is in 7th place, and they are 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. Heading into today's game, the Flyers have 82 points, and they have gone 36-28-10 overall.

Over their last 10 games, Philadelphia has gone just 3-7, and they have lost three straight games. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, the Flyers have gone 17-26 this season. Overall, Philadelphia has been the underdog in 52 of their games, and they have gone 23-21-8 in those games.

Philadelphia enters the game with a puck line record of 44-30, including a home puck line record of 16-21. When looking at their last ten home games, the Flyers have gone 6-4 against the puck line.

So far this season, Philadelphia has 20 wins by multiple goals and 20 losses by multiple goals. When coming in as the favorite, the Flyers have a puck line record of just 6-16. Over their last ten games, the team's puck line mark is at 5-5.

This season, Philadelphia's games have an average of 6.1 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.1. The Flyers come in with an over/under performance of 31-40-3.

In their last three games away from home, the Blackhawks have a straight up record of 1-2 while going 0-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 1 goals per game in this stretch.

The Flyers come into the game scoring an average of 2.9 goals per game, putting them 22nd in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 1st in the league. The Flyers went 25-17 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 8-11.

Philadelphia's current leading scorer is Travis Konecny. This season, he has 31 goals, which puts him 23rd in the NHL. Konecny also comes into the game with 33 assists.

In terms of defense, the Flyers head into the game ranked 31st in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.3 shots per game against Philadelphia. So far, they are 19th in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Goalie Samuel Ersson gets the start and has made 42 starts this season. His record at this point is 21-15, and his save percentage is 0.718%.