Florida Panthers at Vancouver Canucks NHL Picks & Predictions 2/14/2018
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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The Florida Panthers travel to Rogers Arena to play the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The opening line for this game has the Panthers at -110 and the Canucks at +100.
Florida has a record of 24-23-6 this season and on the road they have a record of 11-14-3-1. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 154 goals and given up 172 goals for a point differential of -18. For the season they have an ATS record of 24-29-0 and an over/under record of 28-25-0. Vancouver has a record of 22-28-6 including 10-14-3-1 at home this season. They are 7th in the Pacific Division. They've scored 147 goals and surrendered 180 for a goal differential of -33. Their record against the spread is 22-34-0 while their over/under record is 32-24-0.
Valuable Florida Panthers Betting Trends
The Florida Panthers are 24-29-0 straight up this year
The Florida Panthers are 28-25-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vancouver Canucks Betting Trends
The Vancouver Canucks are 22-34-0 straight up this year
The Vancouver Canucks are 32-24-0 against the over/under this season
Key Florida Panthers Injuries
12/13/17 GO Roberto Luongo Lower Body IR (12/04)
Key Vancouver Canucks Injuries
02/11/18 D Christopher Tanev Lower Body is out indefinitely
02/09/18 C Brendan Gaunce Foot is out indefinitely
02/09/18 C Markus Granlund Knee is out indefinitely
02/08/18 C Sam Gagner Ankle IR (02/06)
James Reimer has 14 wins and 12 losses this season in net for the Panthers. He has 1,006 shots against him and he's given up 92 goals. He's made 914 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Vincent Trocheck has accumulated 51 total points this season for the Panthers. He has 21 goals this year with 196 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 11%. He has a total of 30 assists on the season and averages 21.5 minutes played per game. Jonathan Huberdeau averages 19.8 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 13% by scoring 18 goals on 135 shots. He has 35 assists, giving him a total of 53 points on the season.
Thomas Vanek has scored 38 total points this year for the Canucks. He has 16 goals this season with 108 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 22 assists on the season and averages 14 minutes played per game. Jacob Markstrom has 16 wins and 19 losses this year in goal for the Canucks. He has 1,230 shots against him and he's surrendered 111 goals. He's made 1,119 saves for a save percentage of 91%. Brock Boeser averages 17.4 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 26 goals on 151 shots. He has 22 assists, giving him a total of 48 points on the season.
Useful Team Statistics
The Panthers have allowed 158 power play opportunities and have given up 32 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80% this year. That is 18th in the NHL. They average 35 shots per game and as a team shoot 8.36% for the season. They allow 35 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 91%, which is ranked 19th in the league. The Panthers has 54 total points this season, ranking 24th in the NHL in offense. They are 23rd in the league with 154 goals while they've given up 172 goals, which is 7th overall. They have had 164 power play opportunities and scored 30 goals on those chances for a percentage of 18%. That is 22nd in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Canucks are 27th with 147 goals scored while they are 6th in the NHL with 180 goals allowed this year. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 8.83%. They give up 32 shots per game and have a save percentage of 90%, putting them in 25th place in the league. The Canucks have a total of 50 points this year, which is 28th in the NHL. They have 39 power play goals on 184 opportunities for a percentage of 21%. That ranks their power play unit 12th. They've allowed 189 power play opportunities and have given up 42 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 78%, which is 26th overall.
Florida has a Corsi percentage of 50.1% as they've tried 3,209 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,198 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 14th in Corsi percentage. They are 15th in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 50.4% as they have 2,504 shots while they've given up 2,461 attempts on defense. The Panthers start possessions in the offensive zone 48.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.8% for the year. That puts them 26th and 5th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 1,738 face-off wins as opposed to 1,646 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 51.4%. That is 10th overall in the NHL. On defense Florida has 1,074 hits and they've blocked 737 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 28th in the league.
The Canucks are 15th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 50.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 49.4% for the season, which is 19th in the NHL. They have 1,651 face-off wins compared to 1,748 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 48.6%. That is 23rd in the league. On defense Vancouver has 1,084 hits and they have blocked 761 shots from the opposition, which is 27th in the league. Vancouver is 25th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 48.2% as they've attempted 3,005 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 3,228 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 47.7% ranks 26th as they have 2,252 attempts while they have given up 2,467 shots on the defensive end.
Who will win tonight's Panthers/Canucks NHL game against the spread? Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver +100
Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver +100
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