Vancouver Canucks vs Florida Panthers Prediction, 1/11/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Vancouver Canucks vs Florida Panthers
Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Location: FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Canucks (+176) Panthers (-215)
FLA Live Arena is the site where the Florida Panthers (23-7-5) will attempt to beat the Vancouver Canucks (16-15-3) on Tuesday. The line on this contest has the Canucks at +176 while the Panthers are at -215. The total has been set at 6.
The Vancouver Canucks went home feeling good about their game by earning a 5-2 win against the Kraken in their last game. Vancouver accrued 9 penalty minutes in this game. The Canucks had a solid offensive outing and it was apparent in the victory. Moreover, they had 2 chances with extra men on the ice and notched 1 goal. For the outing, they tallied a score on 5 of the 35 shots they attempted.
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Concerning their scoring capabilities, the Vancouver Canucks have earned 86 goals (27th in the National Hockey League) for the year and have given up 93. For the season, they have accumulated 35 points and their points percentage is sitting at .515. Vancouver has compiled 107 power play chances and they have scored 22 goals during those advantages, garnering them a percentage of 20.56%. While at even strength, the Canucks have allowed the opponent to score 62 goals while notching 64 on the offensive side of the ice. Vancouver has tried 1,122 shots and holds a shooting percentage of 7.7%. The Canucks have had 1,083 shots attempted against them and hold a save percentage of .914. Vancouver Canucks opponents have totaled 101 power play opportunities (15th in the NHL) and have come away with 31 goals in those attempts.
The player in the crease for this game is Thatcher Demko. Demko has played in 99 games over the course of his professional hockey career. He has a record of 49-42-5 and he has started in 96 games. The opposition has notched 274 goals against Demko in his pro career and his goals against average per game is 2.83. Demko has had 3,157 shots taken against him and has accrued 2,883 saves. He has a save percentage of .913 in his 5,814 minutes between the pipes. In his career, Demko has accounted for 56 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .583.
In their last game, Florida faced the Hurricanes in a game where the Panthers took home the victory by a mark of 4-3. The Panthers earned 4 goals of the 36 shots on goal they attempted. They had 2 power play opportunities in this outing but weren't able to score a goal.
Florida has taken 1,292 shots (2nd in hockey) and has earned a shot percentage of 10.53%, while allowing their opponents 1,112 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 80.56% on their opponents 108 power play chances, and their save percentage currently sits at 90.7%. They have a tally of 113 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 18.58%. The Panthers have racked up 115 goals at even strength and 21 goals (13th in the league) while on the power play. They have permitted 103 goals to be scored by of a combination of 82 goals at even strength and 21 goals while they were shorthanded. So far this season, the Florida Panthers have 136 goals, 51 points, as well as a points percentage of .729.
Across the rink you will find Sergei Bobrovsky in net. Teams are averaging 2.56 goals per contest and he has surrendered 1,380 goals altogether. Bobrovsky's rate of quality starts sits at 56.4% and he has 309 quality starting assignments in his NHL career. He has started in 548 games and has played for a total of 32,369 mins. Bobrovsky has accrued a career record of 313-183-48 and has been in net for 562 games. He has recorded 15,131 stops out of 16,511 shots tried, which gives him a percentage of .916.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Vancouver (+176)
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