Devils take on the Flyers on 4-game slide
Philadelphia Flyers (8-11-4, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. New Jersey Devils (9-9-5, fifth in the Metropolitan)
Newark, New Jersey; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Devils -127, Flyers +106; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: New Jersey enters the matchup against Philadelphia as losers of four in a row.
The Devils are 6-3-3 in Eastern Conference games. New Jersey is 10th in the Eastern Conference averaging 2.9 goals per game, led by Andreas Johnsson with nine.
The Flyers are 2-3-1 against Metropolitan opponents. Philadelphia is 27th in the Eastern Conference with 31.4 shots per game and is averaging 2.4 goals.
New Jersey knocked off Philadelphia 5-2 in the last meeting between these teams on Nov. 28. Johnsson scored two goals for the Devils in the victory.
TOP PERFORMERS: Jesper Bratt leads the Devils with 20 points, scoring six goals and adding 14 assists. Tomas Tatar has four goals and three assists over the last 10 games for New Jersey.
Claude Giroux leads the Flyers with nine goals and has 21 points. Cam Atkinson has three goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: Devils: 2-5-3, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.7 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with an .891 save percentage.
Flyers: 1-7-2, averaging two goals, three assists, 3.7 penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up 4.2 goals per game with an .885 save percentage.
INJURIES: Devils: None listed.
Flyers: Joel Farabee: out (shoulder).