Florida Panthers vs St. Louis Blues Prediction, 12/7/2021 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Florida Panthers vs St. Louis Blues
Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Location: Enterprise Center in St. Louis, MO
TV: Bally Sports Midwest
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-114) Blues (-106)
Sergei Bobrovsky and the Florida Panthers (17-4-3) are headed to Enterprise Center on Tuesday where they'll meet the St. Louis Blues (12-8-4). The moneyline on this contest has the Panthers coming in at -114 and the Blues are at -106. The over/under is set at 5.5.
The Panthers came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 4-3 victory over the Blues in their previous outing. The Corsi for the Panthers came in at 78 and the Corsi against when all was said and done was 29 which had their Corsi rate coming in at 72.9%. Their starts in the offensive zone were rated at 77.3% and they had a PDO of 90.6 in this one. Florida accounted for 10 minutes in the box in this contest. The Panthers had a solid offensive performance in the win. Their Fenwick came in at 65 and the Fenwick against finished at 21, meaning they had a Fenwick rate of 75.6%. They compiled 26 face-off wins at even strength and lost on 29 attempts to win the face-off. Furthermore, they had 4 chances with the advantage but weren't able to score. In the outing, they converted 4 out of the 51 shots they put on net.
Get all of our NHL Betting Picks
The Panthers have had 746 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .913. When playing at even strength, the Panthers let the opposition score 52 goals while earning 78 themselves. Florida Panthers opponents have 72 power play tries (13th in hockey) and have notched 13 goals in those chances. For the current campaign, they have recorded 37 points and their points % is .771. Florida has taken 881 shots and has a shot percentage of 10.4%. With respect to their goal scoring prowess, the Florida Panthers have racked up 92 goals (1st in the National Hockey League) this season and have given up 65. Florida steps onto the ice with 72 power play chances and they have notched 14 goals out of those advantages, earning them a rate of 19.44%.
The man in net for this game is Sergei Bobrovsky. Bobrovsky has played in 554 games over the course of his hockey career. He has accumulated a win-loss mark of 308-181-47 and he was named the starter in 540 games. Opponents have scored 1,357 goals against Bobrovsky in his career and his goals against rate is 2.55. Bobrovsky has seen 16,255 shots against him and has gathered 14,898 saves. His save percentage sits at .917 for his 31,888 mins in the crease. For his career, Bobrovsky has earned 306 quality starts and his rate for quality starts is .567.
In their last outing, St. Louis faced the Panthers in an outing where the Blues went home in defeat by a final score of 4-3. They had 1 power play attempt in this matchup but weren't able to score a goal. The Blues recorded 3 goals of the 25 shots on goal they attempted. Their PDO was 109 and their oZS percentage was 22.9%. St. Louis went home with a 27.1% Corsi rate. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game St. Louis had and you might say they have had worse games. Their Fenwick percentage came in at 24.4% by compiling a Fenwick of 21 and the Panthers earning a 65 Fenwick at even strength.
On the year, the St. Louis Blues have earned a total of 78 goals, 28 points, and a points percentage of .583. They have permitted 68 goals to be scored by of a combination of 55 goals at even strength and 13 goals while they were shorthanded. The Blues have accumulated 58 goals at even strength and 20 goals (3rd in the league) while having more men on the ice. They have recorded 66 chances on the power play and they have earned a power play rate of 30.30%. St. Louis has attempted 796 shots (10th in hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 9.80%, while allowing their opponents 762 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 80.60% on their oppositions 67 tries on the power play, and their save percentage sits at 91.1%.
Across the ice you will find Ville Husso in net. He has compiled 593 saves out of the 656 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .904. Husso has amassed a career record of 12-8-2 and has been in net for 23 games. He got the starting nod in 21 games and has played 1,277 mins. Husso's quality start rate comes out to 47.6% and he has made 10 quality starting assignments in his pro career. His opponents are averaging 2.96 goals per game and he has given up 63 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take St. Louis (-106)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Tonight's Free NHL Picks.
Get all of Tonight's Expert Expert NHL Picks.
St. Louis Blues - Twitter
Florida Panthers - Twitter