Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Sharks versus the Flyers? The puck drops at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBCS. The game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 6 goals, and the Flyers are favored by -1.5 against the Sharks.

SAN JOSE SHARKS 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 Tuesday, March 12th.

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 Sharks (+1.5)

Can San Jose Stun the Crowd at Wells Fargo Center?

On the season, the San Jose Sharks have struggled mightily, coming into tonight's game with a record of 16-40-7. In the Western Conference, they are currently in 15th place and 8th in the Pacific Division. Over their last ten games, the Sharks have gone just 1-9, and they have lost four straight games. On the road, San Jose has gone 6-21-4 this season.

When they have been the underdog, the Sharks have gone 16-40-7 this season, and they have not been favored in any of their 63 games. In their last five games, San Jose has gone just 1-4, and over their last three games, they have gone 1-2. For the year, the Sharks have scored 39 points.

So far this season, the Sharks have an average scoring margin of -1.8 goals per game. Across their last ten games, their puck line record is 5-5, and they have dropped 33 games by multiple goals.

As the underdog, San Jose has a puck line record of 30-33. Overall, their puck line record is 30-33, and they have dropped 14 games by just one goal.

This season, San Jose's games have an average of 6.2 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.2. The Sharks come in with an over/under performance of 28-32-3.

In their last three road games, San Jose has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 3. The team's record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 3-0.

When looking at their offense, the Sharks have an average of 2.2 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 31st in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 32nd in the league. San Jose's offense comes into the game ranked 28th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 31st in the NHL.

San Jose will be looking for a good game from Fabian Zetterlund who leads the team in scoring with 16 goals, ranking 134th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 14 assists so far.

In terms of defense, the Flyers head into the game ranked 31st in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.6 shots per game against Philadelphia. So far, they are 15th in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Goalie Magnus Chrona gets the start and has made four starts this season. His record at this point is 1-2, and his save percentage is 0.282%.

Can Philadelphia Pull Off a Home Win?

At home this season, the Flyers have gone 16-13-3, and they have been favored in 20 of their 65 games, going 12-6-2 in those contests. In the Eastern Conference, Philadelphia is in 7th place and 3rd in the Metropolitan Division. Over their last ten games, the Flyers have gone 4-6, and they are 2-3 in their last five games.

For the season, Philadelphia has gone 33-24-8, and they have 74 points. Against other teams in the Eastern Conference, the Flyers have gone 15-20, and they have been the underdog in 45 of their games, going 21-18-6 in those contests. In their last three games, Philadelphia has gone 1-2.

At home this season, the Flyers have a puck line record of 14-18, and their average scoring margin per game is -.1 goals. So far, Philadelphia has been the underdog in 45 games, and their puck line record as the underdog is 33-12.

Overall, the Flyers have 20 wins by multiple goals and 13 by just one goal. In their last ten games at home, Philly has a puck line record of 5-5, and their puck line record for the season is 39-26.

Games involving Philadelphia have an average of 5.9 goals per game this season. Their average over/under line is 6.1. In terms of their over/under performance, the Flyers come in with a record of 27-35-3.

Across their last three road contests, San Jose has a 3-0 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-2, while averaging 3 goals per game.

On offense, the Flyers are averaging 2.9 goals per game which is 24th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 2nd in the league. Looking at how the Flyers' offense is performing during power plays, they are 31st in power play goals and 1st in shorthanded goals.

Philadelphia will be looking for a good game from Travis Konecny who leads the team in scoring with 27 goals, ranking 26th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Konecny has 27 assists this season.

Defensively, the Flyers are currently 31st in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 27.6 shots per game against Philadelphia. They also are 15th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Samuel Ersson gets the start and has made 35 starts this season. His record at this point is 18-13, and his save percentage is 0.713%.