Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Florida vs. Coyotes NHL Odds
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(17-4-4) Florida Panthers vs. Arizona Coyotes (5-18-2)
Date: Friday, December 10
Time: 9:00 PM ET
Venue: Gila River Arena, Phoenix
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Florida -275 Coyotes +220 (Bet Now!)
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Florida -1.5 -110 Coyotes +1.5 -110
NHL Betting Total: O/U 6
The Florida Panthers come into this road contest with an overall record of 17-4-4. Through 25 games the Panthers are 1st in the Atlantic Division. On the season, they have found the net 96 times, good for a rank of 2nd among NHL teams.
Heading into the game, Florida is the 13th ranked defensive team, allowing opponents to score at an average rate of 2.76 goals per game.
So far, the Panthers have a strength of schedule rating of 10th in the league. When diving into their opponent-adjusted scoring margin, they come into this game as the 1st ranked team in the NHL.
Coming into this game, the Florida Panther’s leader in points is Jonathan Huberdeau. In his team’s 25 games, he has come up with 9 goals and 21 assists. He has scored his goals on a shooting percentage of 14.1%.
While on the ice, his offensive production has led to a plus-minus rating of +7
The team’s top overall goal scorer is Aleksander Barkov. Of his 10 goals, 20.0% have come during power play-time.
Florida’s top goalie is Sergei Bobrovsky who is giving up an average of 2.41 goals per game.
In his 16 games played, he has turned in 10 quality starts. Giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.
The Arizona Coyotes get set to host the Florida Panthers with an overall record of 5-18-2. This mark places them 8th in the Central division. Through 25 games, the Coyotes have scored 44 goals, giving them an average of 1.76.
This output gives them a rank of 31st among NHL teams. On defense, they are the 30th ranked unit, giving up 3.64 goals per contest.
So far, they have played the 3rd toughest schedule in the league. And, when taking into account their scoring margin relative to the quality of their competition, they come in with a power ranking of 32nd in the NHL.
Coming into this game, the Arizona Coyotes leader in points is Clayton Keller. In his team’s 25 games, he has come up with 6 goals and 11 assists. He has scored his goals on a shooting percentage of 10.2%.
Arizona’s top overall goal scorer is Travis Boyd. Of his 6 goals, he has yet to score during a power play. However, when on the ice the Coyotes are -4.0 in scoring differential.
The team’s top goalie is Scott Wedgewood who is giving up an average of 2.89 goals per game. In his 10 games played, he has come up with a quality start just 0.5 percent of the time.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Panthers are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Central.
- Panthers are 40-13 in their last 53 games as a favorite.
- Coyotes are 17-39 in their last 56 overall.
- Coyotes are 14-37 in their last 51 games as an underdog.
Free Florida Panthers vs. Arizona Coyotes NHL Prediction
Look for this game to finish above the over-under line of 5.5 goals.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick:
In Florida’s 25 games, the over has hit in over half of their games, going 14-11-0.
On the season 60.0% of Florida’s games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 57% of the scoring coming from the Panthers
In 5 on 5 situations, the Florida Panthers have a shooting percentage of 8.1%, placing them above the league average.
Their shooting efficiency is a key reason for their offensive success as they are also generating 5 on 5 scoring chances at an above-average rate.
Based on the quality of their shot attempts, advanced metrics show the Panthers should have at least 2.7 more goals on their total. On the season, their high danger scoring chance figure of 8.36 per game, compares favorably
to other NHL Teams.
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