Florida Panthers at Carolina Hurricanes NHL Picks & Predictions 11/23/2018
Friday, November 23, 2018
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The Florida Panthers head to PNC Arena to take on the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday, November 23, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Panthers at +128 and the Hurricanes at -167.
Florida has a record of 8-8-3 this year. They are 8th in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 64 goals and surrendered 69 goals for a point differential of -5. For the year they have an ATS mark of 8-11-0 and an over/under record of 9-8-0. Carolina has a record of 10-8-3 this season. They are 4th in the Metropolitan Division. They have scored 58 goals and given up 61 for a goal differential of -3. Their record against the spread is 10-11-0 while their over/under mark is 8-13-0.
Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 8-11-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 9-8-0 against the over/under this season
Important Carolina Hurricanes Betting Trends
The Carolina Hurricanes are 10-11-0 straight up this year
The Carolina Hurricanes are 8-13-0 against the over/under this season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
11/21/18 C Vincent Trocheck None is questionable Friday vs Carolina
11/15/18 C Micheal Haley Personal is out indefinitely
10/23/18 C Derek MacKenzie Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Carolina Hurricanes Injuries
11/21/18 D Brett Pesce Lower Body is questionable Friday vs Florida
11/21/18 GO Petr Mrazek Lower Body is questionable Friday vs Florida
10/03/18 C Victor Rask Hand IR (10/03)
Aleksander Barkov has scored 18 total points this year for the Panthers. He has 7 goals this season with 54 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 13%. He has a total of 11 assists on the year and averages 22.5 minutes played per contest. Evgeni Dadonov averages 19.2 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 18% by tallying 9 goals on 49 attempts. He has 10 assists, giving him a total of 19 points on the year. Roberto Luongo has 4 wins and 3 losses this season in goal for the Panthers. He has 224 shots against him and he's surrendered 22 goals. He's made 202 stops for a save percentage of 90%.
Sebastian Aho has 24 total points this season for the Hurricanes. He has 7 goals this year with 58 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 17 assists on the year and averages 19 minutes played per contest. Micheal Ferland averages 15.8 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 16% by scoring 11 goals on 68 attempts. He has 4 assists, giving him a total of 15 points on the year. Scott Darling has 2 wins and 3 losses this season in net for the Hurricanes. He has 185 shots against him and he's given up 18 goals. He's made 167 saves for a save percentage of 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have 19 total points this year, which is 29th in the NHL. They've scored 64 goals while giving up 69 scores, which has them ranked 17th and 7th respectively. They have had 78 power play chances and scored 20 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 26%. That is 6th in the league. The Panthers have given up 63 power play opportunities and surrendered 16 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking them 27th when short-handed. They average 36 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.47% for the year. They allow 30 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 88%, which is 30th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hurricanes are 16th in the league with a total of 23 points this season. They have 12 power play goals on 72 chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 23rd in the NHL. They've given up 67 power play opportunities and surrendered 17 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 75%, ranking 26th overall. As a team, the Hurricanes are 26th with a total of 58 goals scored while they've given up 61 goals this season, ranking 23rd in goals against. They average 41 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 6.82%. As a unit they give up 27 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 89%, putting them 24th overall in the NHL.
Florida is 5th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 52.9%, as they've attempted 1,179 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,048 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 53.5% as they have 906 attempts while they have given up 787 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 5th in the league. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 52.9% of the time, which is 8th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 47.1% for the season. That is 24th overall in the NHL. They have 619 face-off wins compared to 608 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.4%. That ranks them 14th in the league. On defense Florida has 364 hits and they have blocked 261 shots from the opposition, putting them 29th overall.
The Hurricanes are 1st in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 60.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 39.9% for the season, which is 31st in the NHL. They have 672 face-off wins compared to 628 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.7%. That is 9th in the league. On defense Carolina has 563 hits and they have blocked 257 shots from the opposition, which is 30th in the league. Carolina is 1st in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 59.5% as they've attempted 1,549 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 1,055 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 59.4% ranks 1st as they have 1,168 attempts while they have given up 798 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Hurricanes NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Florida +128
Josh's Pick: Take Florida +128
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