Friday, December 18, 2015
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The Florida Panthers travel to PNC Arena to play the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, December 18, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at +138 and the Hurricanes at -153. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Florida comes into this matchup having played 31 games. They have an overall record of 15-12-4 and on the road they have a record of 8-6-2. Currently they are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 81 goals and given up 75 goals for a point differential of +6. Carolina shows up with a record of 12-14-5 including 6-6-3 at home this season. They are 7th in the Metropolitan Division. They've scored 77 goals and surrendered 96 for a goal differential of -19.
Jaromir Jagr has accumulated 21 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 9 goals this season with 52 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 17%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 17 minutes played per game. Vincent Trocheck has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 9 goals on 53 shots. He has 9 assists giving him a total of 18 points on the season. Roberto Luongo has 11 wins and 11 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has had 755 shots against him and has given up 57 goals. He has made 698 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Eric Staal has accumulated 18 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 5 goals this season with 75 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 7%. He has a total of 13 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Justin Faulk has averaged 25 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 12 goals on 96 shots. He has 14 assists giving him a total of 26 points on the season. Cam Ward has 9 wins and 8 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has had 522 shots against him and has given up 56 goals. He has made 466 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
The Panthers have 34 total points this season. They have scored 78 goals while giving up 74 goals. They have had 103 power play opportunities and have scored 19 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. The Panthers have allowed 99 power play opportunities and given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 81%. They average 28 shots per game and as a team are shooting 9.00% for the season to this point. They allow 30 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 92%.
The Hurricanes have a total of 29 points on the season. They have 18 power play goals on 103 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 17%. They have allowed 75 power play opportunities and have given up 18 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 76%. As a team, the Panthers have a total of 77 goals scored while they've given up 95 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.24%. As a team they give up 26 shots per game and have a save percentage of 88%.
Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 12-16 straight up
The Florida Panthers are 10-13-8 against the over/under
Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 12-19 straight up
The Carolina Hurricanes are 12-9-10 against the over/under
Florida Panthers Injuries
12/16/15 RW Jaromir Jagr Flu is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. New Jersey
12/15/15 C Derek MacKenzie Knee expected to miss next 3 games
12/14/15 D Steven Kampfer Knee out indefinitely
12/07/15 C Nick Bjugstad Migraine out indefinitely
11/28/15 D Alex Petrovic Ankle out indefinitely
Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/24/15 LW Nathan Gerbe Ankle expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/09/15 D James Wisniewski Knee out 6 months
Tony's Pick: Take Carolina
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