Toronto Maple Leafs vs Florida Panthers Prediction, 4/5/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Florida Panthers
Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Location: FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Maple Leafs (+145) Panthers (-175)
FLA Live Arena is where the Florida Panthers (48-15-6) will try to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs (44-19-5) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has Toronto at +145 and Florida is sitting at -175. The total is set at 7.
The Toronto Maple Leafs were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 6-3 victory against the Flyers their last time on the ice. Toronto garnered 7 minutes in the box for this contest. The Maple Leafs had a solid offensive outing in this victory. Additionally, they had 1 attempt on the power play but weren't able to net one. For the game, they scored on 6 of the 28 shots they launched.
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Concerning their scoring, the Toronto Maple Leafs have accumulated 256 goals (3rd in the league) for the season and have given up 206. For the current campaign, they have 93 points and their points percentage is sitting at .684. Toronto comes into the game with 181 power play chances and they have scored 54 goals during those chances, giving them a rate of 29.83%. While at even strength, the Maple Leafs have conceded 175 goals while scoring 202 on offense. Toronto has tried 2,349 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 10.9%. The Maple Leafs have had 2,080 shots taken against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .901. Toronto Maple Leafs opponents have 192 power play opportunities (22nd in hockey) and have scored 31 goals in those chances.
The man protecting the goal in this game is Erik Kallgren. Kallgren has been involved in 7 matchups over the course of his hockey career. He has an overall mark of 4-2-1 and he has gotten the start in 5 games. The opposition has been able to score 17 goals versus Kallgren in his NHL career and his average for goals against per game is 2.71. Kallgren has had 181 shots against him and has recorded 164 total saves. His save percentage is .906 for his 377 mins played. Over the course of his time in hockey, Kallgren has 2 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .400.
In their last game, Florida faced the Sabres in a matchup where the Panthers took home the victory by a final of 5-3. They had 3 chances on the power play in this contest and notched 1 goal out of those chances. The Panthers recorded 5 goals out of the 40 shots on goal they tried.
The Panthers have accumulated 233 goals at even strength and 51 goals (4th in professional hockey) while having more men on the ice. Florida has attempted 2,575 shots (1st in hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 11.03%, while allowing the opposition 2,117 shots. This season, the Florida Panthers have earned 284 goals, 102 points, in addition to a points percentage of .739. They have a total of 222 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 22.97%. They have a penalty kill rate of 79.53% on the other teams 215 power play tries, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.6%. They have granted a total of 200 goals to be scored by way of 156 goals at even strength and 44 goals while they had less men on the ice.
Across the ice you are going to see Sergei Bobrovsky protecting the net. Bobrovsky has earned a career record of 330-186-48 and has been in net for 583 contests. Bobrovsky's quality start percentage sits at 56.8% and he has 323 quality starting assignments in his hockey career. He has a tally of 15,697 saves out of the 17,133 shots tried, which gives him a save % of .916. The opposition is averaging 2.56 goals/game and he has yielded 1,436 goals overall. He was named a starter in 569 games and has played 33,602 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Toronto (+145)
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