Anaheim Ducks vs. Philadelphia Flyers 10-28-23 NHL Analysis, Best Picks, and Odds

Anaheim Ducks vs. Philadelphia Flyers 10/28/23 – As the NHL regular season unfolds, Anaheim Ducks and Philadelphia Flyers prepare to square off in an intriguing clash that promises to thrill hockey enthusiasts. An analysis of recent form reveals both teams have experienced different results this season; Ducks carry a 3-4-0 record while the Flyers boast a slightly superior 4-2-1 mark entering this matchup. As this analysis dives deep into match dynamics and match predictions, it promises solid NHL picks and predictions for both bettors and fans.

Anaheim Ducks vs. Philadelphia Flyers

Date & Time: Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET

Location: Wells Fargo Center


Anaheim Ducks vs. Philadelphia Flyers 10/28/23 Betting Odds

Ducks +160+1.5 (-165)6 over (-104)
Flyers-180-1.5 (+145)6 under (-112)

Anaheim Ducks Analysis

Anaheim’s offensive capabilities center around their team leaders: Ryan Strome and Frank Vatrano standout performers. Strome’s vision and playmaking ability has earned him six assists in just seven games – showing off his offensive prowess. Vatrano, with a staggering 20% shooting percentage has become their primary goal threat this season with 5 goals scored already this year. To overcome Philadelphia’s formidable defense effectively, these two must capitalize on any opportunities presented them along with Mason McTavish as quickly as possible.

On the defensive side of things, the Ducks have shown a few cracks. Goalie John Gibson, despite showing moments of brilliance, has a save percentage of 0.905 over 4 games. Against a team like the Flyers who boast several sharpshooters, Gibson will have his work cut out for him. The Ducks’ defensive line will need to step up and minimize the shots against Gibson, or they might find themselves in a tough spot.

Philadelphia Flyers Analysis

The Flyers, on the other hand, have several offensive weapons that can turn a game on its head. Travis Konecny has started the season on fire, with 6 goals and a shooting percentage of 26.1%. Combined with Cam Atkinson and defenseman Travis Sanheim’s playmaking abilities, the Flyers have an offensive juggernaut that can pose real threats to the Ducks’ defense.

Defensively, the Flyers seem to have the upper hand with Carter Hart in goal. With a save percentage of 0.924 over 6 games, he has been formidable between the posts. His solid performances have been a significant reason behind the Flyers’ early-season success. Going up against the offensive trio of the Ducks, Hart’s form will be crucial for the Flyers to secure a victory.

Anaheim Ducks vs. Philadelphia Flyers Against the Spread

The Ducks have had a difficult run recently, as evidenced by their 3-17 SU record in their last 20 games. Even when facing the Flyers directly, they have been on the losing end 6 times in their last 8 games. Moreover, their form on the road isn’t encouraging either, with a 2-6 SU record. However, they do have a redeeming trend of being 4-1 SU against Eastern Conference teams.

The Flyers have displayed a more consistent form, boasting a 6-3 SU in their last 9 games. At home, they seem nearly unbeatable with an 8-2 SU record. Additionally, they’ve held their ground against Western Conference opponents with a 4-2 SU record.

Anaheim Ducks vs. Philadelphia Flyers Free Pick

Based on odds, trends, team stats, and key players, here are the picks:

Moneyline: Flyers -180 

The Flyers have displayed consistent form, especially at home, making them the safer pick.

Spread: Flyers -1.5 (+145)

 Given the recent form of both teams and the Flyers’ strong home record, it’s likely they could win by a margin.

Total: 6 under (-112)

Looking at the recent games and the strong goaltending performances on both ends, it might be a tight game with fewer goals.

Predicted Score: Philadelphia Flyers 3, Anaheim Ducks 1

In conclusion, while the Ducks have their moments, the Flyers, especially at home, seem to have the edge in this matchup. For those diving into the Canadian best sports betting, the Flyers on the moneyline appears to be the most reliable pick to bet on. The Wells Fargo Center will undoubtedly witness an enthralling contest this Saturday, and fans and bettors alike are in for a treat.