Game 7: Islanders vs. Flyers Odds
|Islanders Odds||-137 [BET NOW]|
|Flyers Odds||+118 [BET NOW]|
|Over/Under||5 [BET NOW]|
|Time||7:30 p.m. ET|
The New York Islanders played one of their strongest games on Thursday night. The Isles outshot the Flyers, 51-33. They won the expected goals battle, 4.26 to 2.12 in all situations and 2.66 to 2.07 at 5-on-5. Plus, they created 17 high-danger scoring chances, while only allowing nine.
On most nights, the Isles would win that game. But weird stuff happens in hockey and Philadelphia goaltender Carter Hart proved to be the difference in an otherwise one-sided contest.
Philadelphia’s Black Magic
That’s sort of been the story of this series. The Islanders have yet to lose a game in regulation and have been the better team at 5-on-5, yet they let the Flyers hang around and force a Game 7.
The Flyers proving to be incredibly opportunistic in this series as any mistake the Islanders make seems to end up in the back of their net.
Philadelphia pulled a similar stunt against the Canadiens in Round 1. The Flyers somehow won that series in six games despite