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(32-19-8) Edmonton Oilers vs. Florida Panthers (28-20-10)
Date: Wednesday February 22nd, 2017
Time: 7:30PM EST
Venue: BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Florida -135
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Florida -1.5
NHL Betting Total: 5.5
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On the second night of a back-to-back, the Edmonton Oilers head to Sunrise, Florida to take on the red hot Florida Panthers.
Florida, winners of five straight, swept its road trip and are riding high heading back to home ice. The team will look to continue its recent run of great play.
This Edmonton Oilers team has been solid all season, sitting 2nd in the Pacific Division. The team has been playing well on both sides of the ice, winning four of the last five games. Defensively, the Oilers have been good all year, letting in 152 goals on the season – 7th best in the NHL.
On offense, Edmonton has played very well, tallying 171 goals on the season, good enough for 10th in the league. The team is led by superstar Connor McDavid.
McDavid is having a wonderful second season, putting up 20 goals and 47 assists. In his last five games, he has two goals and five assists.
Left wing Patrick Maroon is tied with McDavid in goals on the year. He also has 20 goals along with 10 assists. In his last five games, he has two goals and two assists.
Center Leon Draisaitl leads the team in goals scored with 22. He also has 30 assists. In his last five games, he has two goals and three assists.
Florida has been wonderful recently. The team just swept a five-game road series for the first time in franchise history and did it in exciting fashion, with a goal with 4.6 seconds left in the game against the St. Louis Blues.
Finally free of injury, this is a different Florida team. The top line is firing on all cylinders and Jonathan Huberdeau and Aleksander Barkov are playing brilliant hockey since returning from injury.
Huberdeau has four goals and four assists in his seven games this season. Barkov has been playing very well over that same stretch. He has 14 goals and 21 assists on the year, including four and two over the last five games.
The 45-year old Jaromir Jagr has continued his historic career, putting up 11 goals and 23 assists. In his last five games, he has two goals and two assists for the Panthers.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Edmonton is 5-1 ATS in the last six games
- The OVER is 2-1-2 in Florida’s last five games
Free Edmonton Oilers vs. Florida Panthers NHL Hockey Prediction:
Florida has won five straight and swept its West Coast road trip in impressive fashion. Back at home, the Panthers should get a W here against the Oilers.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Florida -135
Florida is on a hot streak right now and has been playing its best hockey of the season. Back on home ice, I like the streak to continue. Florida’s money line is a good bet here.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Edmonton 2 – Florida 3
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