Florida Panthers vs Boston Bruins Prediction, 10/17/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Florida Panthers vs Boston Bruins
Date: Monday, October 17, 2022
Location: TD Garden in Boston, MA
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-125) Bruins (+105)
TD Garden is where the Boston Bruins will meet the Florida Panthers on Monday. The line on this matchup has the Panthers at -125 and the Bruins are opening at +105. The total is set at 7.
The Florida Panthers will head into their next game feeling good after earning a 4-3 win over the Sabres in their previous contest . Florida earned 12 penalty minutes in this contest. The Panthers had a solid offensive output and it showed in this victory. In addition, they had 6 attempts on the power play and were able to score 2 goals. In the outing, they tallied a score on 4 out of the 37 shots they launched.
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Florida Panthers opponents have totaled 7 power play opportunities (24th in pro hockey) and have scored 1 goal in those attempts. The Panthers so far have had 60 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .933. Florida has tried 66 shots and has a shooting percentage of 10.6%. While playing at even strength, the Panthers let the opposition score 3 goals while earning 5 of their own. Florida has tallied 11 power play opportunities and they have notched 2 goals during those advantages, giving them a rate of 18.18%. For the current campaign, they have scored 4 points and their points percentage is sitting at 1.000. In regard to scoring goals, the Florida Panthers have notched 7 goals (18th in hockey) so far this season and have given up 4.
The man protecting the net in this game is Sergei Bobrovsky. Bobrovsky has played in 593 matchups throughout his pro hockey career. He has compiled a win-loss record of 337-187-48 and he has gotten the start in 578 games. Opponents have been able to score 1,459 goals against Bobrovsky in his NHL career and his goals against average per game is 2.56. Bobrovsky has had 17,402 shots taken against him and he has 15,943 saves. His save percentage currently is .916 in his 34,135 minutes in the crease. For his professional hockey career, Bobrovsky has accumulated 330 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .571.
In their last contest, Boston opposed the Coyotes in a matchup where the Bruins got the victory by a final score of 6-3. The Bruins recorded 6 goals out of the 43 shots on goal they took. They had 3 opportunities on the power play in this contest and recorded 1 out of those attempts.
For the year, the Boston Bruins have earned a total of 11 goals, 4 points, in addition to a points percentage of 1.000. They have permitted 5 goals to be scored by of a combination of 4 goals at even strength and 1 goal while they had less men on the ice. The Bruins have earned 9 goals at even strength and 2 goals (16th in the NHL) while on the power play. They have a tally of 6 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 33.33%. Boston has tried 73 shots (15th in pro hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 15.07%, while allowing their opponents 59 shots. They have earned a penalty kill percentage of 85.71% on their opponents 7 power play opportunities, and their save percentage sits at 91.5%.
For the opposition you are going to see Linus Ullmark in net. His opposition is averaging 2.69 goals per contest and he has yielded 406 goals altogether. Ullmark's rate of quality starts is 55.3% and he has accumulated 84 quality starting assignments in his professional career. He has been a starter 152 games and has played for a total of 9,066 mins. Ullmark is sitting with a career mark of 77-57-15 and has participated in 159 games. He has accounted for 4,294 stops out of the 4,700 shots taken against him, giving him a save percentage of .914.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Florida (-125)
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