Florida Panthers at New Jersey Devils NHL Picks & Predictions 10/27/2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018
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The Florida Panthers head to Prudential Center to take on the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Panthers at +104 and the Devils at -136.
Florida has a record of 2-3-3 this year. They are 7th in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 26 goals and surrendered 32 goals for a point differential of -6. For the year they have an ATS mark of 2-6-0 and an over/under record of 5-3-0. New Jersey has a record of 4-2-1 this season. They are 5th in the Metropolitan Division. They have scored 25 goals and given up 18 for a goal differential of +7. Their record against the spread is 4-2-0 while their over/under mark is 3-3-0.
Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 2-6-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 5-3-0 against the over/under this season
Important New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
The New Jersey Devils are 4-2-0 straight up this year
The New Jersey Devils are 3-3-0 against the over/under this season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
10/26/18 D Mark Pysyk Upper Body is questionable Saturday vs New Jersey
10/23/18 C Derek MacKenzie Shoulder is out indefinitely
10/08/18 GO Roberto Luongo Lower Body IR (10/08)
Key New Jersey Devils Injuries
10/26/18 D Ben Lovejoy Lower Body is out indefinitely
10/26/18 C Travis Zajac Lower Body is questionable Saturday vs Florida
10/23/18 D Steven Santini Facial IR (10/23)
10/05/18 LW Jesper Bratt Jaw is out indefinitely
10/03/18 GO Cory Schneider Hip IR (10/03)
Aleksander Barkov has scored 8 total points this year for the Panthers. He has 2 goals this season with 23 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 9%. He has a total of 6 assists on the year and averages 22.6 minutes played per contest. Evgeni Dadonov averages 20 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 20% by tallying 4 goals on 20 attempts. He has 5 assists, giving him a total of 9 points on the year. James Reimer has 1 wins and 2 losses this season in goal for the Panthers. He has 122 shots against him and he's surrendered 15 goals. He's made 107 stops for a save percentage of 88%.
Kyle Palmieri has 8 total points this season for the Devils. He has 7 goals this year with 22 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 32%. He has a total of 1 assists on the year and averages 18.2 minutes played per contest. Taylor Hall averages 19.5 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 5% by scoring 1 goals on 21 attempts. He has 7 assists, giving him a total of 8 points on the year. Keith Kinkaid has 4 wins and 2 losses this season in net for the Devils. He has 155 shots against him and he's given up 11 goals. He's made 144 saves for a save percentage of 93%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have 7 total points this year, which is 26th in the NHL. They've scored 26 goals while giving up 32 scores, which has them ranked 21st and 12th respectively. They have had 36 power play chances and scored 6 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 17%. That is 21st in the league. The Panthers have given up 27 power play opportunities and surrendered 9 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 67%, ranking them 31st when short-handed. They average 35 shots per contest and as a team shoot 9.22% for the year. They allow 28 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 87%, which is 30th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
The Devils are 21st in the league with a total of 9 points this season. They have 9 power play goals on 31 chances for a percentage of 29%. That is 8th in the NHL. They've given up 29 power play opportunities and surrendered 4 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 86%, ranking 5th overall. As a team, the Devils are 24th with a total of 25 goals scored while they've given up 18 goals this season, ranking 31st in goals against. They average 26 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 13.59%. As a unit they give up 23 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 11th overall in the NHL.
Florida is 4th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 54.6%, as they've attempted 494 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 411 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 56.1% as they have 389 attempts while they have given up 305 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 4th in the league. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 53.9% of the time, which is 8th in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 46.1% for the season. That is 24th overall in the NHL. They have 256 face-off wins compared to 254 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.2%. That ranks them 15th in the league. On defense Florida has 175 hits and they have blocked 106 shots from the opposition, putting them 26th overall.
The Devils are 10th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 53.1% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 46.9% for the season, which is 22nd in the NHL. They have 190 face-off wins compared to 191 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 49.9%. That is 17th in the league. On defense New Jersey has 124 hits and they have blocked 85 shots from the opposition, which is 31st in the league. New Jersey is 18th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 50.1% as they've attempted 317 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 316 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 53.4% ranks 8th as they have 265 attempts while they have given up 231 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Devils NHL game against the spread? Tony's Pick: Take Florida +104
Tony's Pick: Take Florida +104
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