Islanders @ Flyers: Predictions, picks and bets

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August 24, 2020 4:03 PM

It hasn’t even started yet and this one is looking like a SERIES.

Two evenly matched teams come up against each other in round two of the Stanley Cup playoffs and we should be in for an absolute treat.

Who’s the more likely to take home the chocolates in game one? Game 1 Bet Hub predictions below 👇

 

Dimers' predictions are based on 10,000 simulations of this particular matchup

 

Dimers' Suggested Plays

🔥 BEST: Total goals o5.5 (+145*)
💵 Moneyline: Flyers
💪 Spread: Flyers -1.5
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BEST: Over/Under

Total goals over 5.5 has a 5.3% edge

Both of these teams have the ability to pile on the goals at a rapid pace and with both teams fancying their chances in the series, this could be an absolute shootout as they search for the early lead. Our model sees a massive 5.4% edge against the books if you bet the overs.

Moneyline

Flyers to win has a 54% probability

Our model is agreeing with the books on this one, and looking favorably upon the Flyers to go 1-0 up in this series. A 54% chance that they salute here.

Spread

Flyers -1.5 has a 2.0% edge

This one should be a close game but there simply isn’t enough value to bet the Islanders to cover. The best bet according to our data is the favorites Philadelphia to run away with it, especially considering the high amount of goals we are expecting.

Dimers' take-out

This series has some real 7-game potential, but for now our data can see the Flyers being too strong in game one. If you're keen to play, you can review the best legal online sportsbooks in your area, here.

 

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*odds are correct at time of publishing