Blue Jackets bring losing streak into matchup with the Flyers

Columbus Blue Jackets (10-19-2, eighth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (10-15-7, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)

Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Flyers -167, Blue Jackets +142; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Columbus Blue Jackets head into the matchup against the Philadelphia Flyers after losing four straight games.

Philadelphia has gone 10-15-7 overall with a 3-6-4 record in Metropolitan Division games. The Flyers have gone 5-3-6 in games decided by a single goal.

Columbus has a 10-19-2 record overall and a 3-5-1 record in Metropolitan Division play. The Blue Jackets have a -40 scoring differential, with 84 total goals scored and 124 conceded.

Tuesday’s game is the sixth time these teams match up this season. The Blue Jackets won 5-4 in overtime in the last matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: Travis Konecny has 12 goals and 14 assists for the Flyers. Scott Laughton has three goals and two assists over the past 10 games.

Boone Jenner has 11 goals and 11 assists for the Blue Jackets. Johnny Gaudreau has two goals and nine assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 3-5-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.7 assists, 3.7 penalties and 9.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

Blue Jackets: 3-7-0, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.1 assists, four penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.

INJURIES: Flyers: Zack MacEwen: day to day (illness), Bobby Brink: out (hip), Tanner Laczynski: out (lower-body), Cam Atkinson: out for season (neck), Ryan Ellis: out (pelvis), Wade Allison: out (oblique), Sean Couturier: out (back), Max Willman: day to day (upper body).

Blue Jackets: Jakub Voracek: out (concussion), Zach Werenski: out (shoulder/labrum), Joonas Korpisalo: out (lower body), Cole Sillinger: day to day (undisclosed), Jake Bean: out (shoulder), Nick Blankenburg: out (ankle), Justin Danforth: out (shoulder), Boone Jenner: out (thumb), Adam Boqvist: out (foot).

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