Free NHL Hockey Prediction: Panthers vs Hurricanes Odds
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(10-9-1) Florida Panthers vs. Carolina Hurricanes (8-7-4)
Date: Sunday November, 27
Time: 6:00 PM (EST)
Venue: PNC Arena, Raleigh North Carolina
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Florida -105
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: OFF
NHL Betting Total: 5.5 (-120)
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The Panther will be at home on Saturday trying to bounce back from a 3-1 loss against the Flyers when they host the Columbus Blue Jackets before they head to Raleigh on Sunday to take the ice against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Carolina was also on the ice Saturday against the Senators, trying to won the fifth of their previous six games after coming up short 1-2 against Montreal on Thursday.
The Florida Panthers were on the ice looking for their third win in four games against Columbus after falling 1-3 against the Flyers on Tuesday.
The lone goal of the night for Florida came off the stick of Reilly Smith for his fourth of the season at 18:09 in the third when it was already too late to do anything.
The Panthers outshot Philadelphia 39-28, they just weren’t to put the puck in the net. They cam up short on the faceoff count 30-28.
Roberto Luongo was in the net for the loss and is now sitting at 7-6-0 on the year.
He has a 2.31 GAA to go along with a .921 save percentage. Before Saturday’s game, the Panthers were sitting at 13th in the league with an average of 2.6 goals per game.
They have had some issues on the power play this season and are only converting on 14.5 percent of their opportunities.
They are 17th when it comes to goals against, allowing their opponents to score an average of 2.7 goals per game and giving up a goal 18.6 percent of the time they are skating a man down.
Carolina was on the ice Friday night looking to rebound from a 2-1 loss against the Montreal Canadians on Thanksgiving.
The Hurricanes were able to get in the net first when Elias Lindholm lit up the lantern at 10:32 in the first period.
It would be the only goal of the night for Carolina who outshot Montreal 32-22 in the contest and managed to win the faceoff battle 29-26.
Cam Ward took the loss in the net to move to 7-5-3 on the season. He has a 2.25 GAA to go along with a .918 save percentage. The Hurricanes started skating on Saturday at 19th in the NHL with an average of 2.5 goals per game.
They have been decent on the power play this season, converting 20 percent of their opportunities.
They have struggled when it comes to keeping their opposition from scoring and are giving up an average of 2.7 goals per game.
They do lead the league in penalty kill, keeping the other guys out of the net 81.4 percent of the time thay are forced to skate a man down.
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- Panthers are 4-2 in their previous 6 games.
- Carolina is 4-1 in their previous 5 at home.
Free Florida Panthers vs. Carolina Hurricanes NHL Hockey Prediction
These teams match up very similar when you look at the matchup on paper and it makes it even more iffy when you consider they were both on the ice Saturday.
They both have been giving up an average of 2.7 goals per game while Florida’s 2.6 goals a night are right above the 2.5 of Carolina
4* Free NHL Betting Pick: Carolina Hurricanes ML
The Panthers have won the previous 5 in a row against the Hurricanes, but i think that trend will be over. I am going with the Hurricanes simply because they are skating on home ice.
NHL Free Score Prediction: Florida 2, Carolina 3
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