Colorado Avalanche vs Florida Panthers Prediction, 2/11/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Colorado Avalanche vs Florida Panthers
Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023
Location: FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
Odds/Point Spread: Avalanche (-110) Panthers (-110)
The Colorado Avalanche (27-19-4) are on their way to FLA Live Arena on Saturday where they will play the Florida Panthers (26-22-6). The odds on this game have the Avalanche at -110 while the Panthers are sitting at -110. The betting total is set at 6.
The Colorado Avalanche were on the losing side of the ice with a 5-0 loss to the Lightning in their last outing. Colorado compiled 26 penalty minutes in this game. The Avalanche had an offensive game that was below their expectations in the defeat. Furthermore, they had 2 power play chances but weren't able to convert one of them into a goal. In the outing, they went home without being able to finish on any of the 30 shots they tried.
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When at even strength, the Avalanche have surrendered 101 goals while notching 109 when they are on offense. Colorado Avalanche opponents have totaled 155 power play opportunities (20th in professional hockey) and have scored 37 goals in those chances. With respect to their goal scoring prowess, the Colorado Avalanche have tallied 148 goals (24th in hockey) on the campaign and have surrendered 138. Colorado has attempted 1,650 shots and has a shot percentage of 9.0%. For the season, they have tallied 58 points and their points % is .580. The Avalanche so far have had 1,599 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .914. Colorado steps onto the ice with 165 power play chances and they have tallied 39 goals during those chances, earning them a percentage of 23.64%.
The player in the crease for this game is Alexandar Georgiev. For his career, Georgiev has accounted for 81 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .533. His save percentage is .910 during his 9,092 minutes between the pipes. Georgiev has seen 4,863 shots against him and has garnered 4,427 saves. Opponents have tallied 436 goals against Georgiev in his NHL career and his goals against average per game is 2.88. He has an overall record of 78-60-14 and he has gotten the start in 152 games. Georgiev has been involved in 164 games during his NHL career.
In their last outing, Florida faced off against the Sharks in a matchup where the Panthers earned a victory by a score of 4-1. They had 1 power play attempt in this matchup but didn't score a goal. The Panthers recorded 4 goals out of the 42 shots on goal they were seeking.
Florida has attempted 1,945 shots (1st in pro hockey) and has a shot percentage of 9.67%, while allowing their opponents 1,745 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 75.38% on their opponents 199 power play tries, and their save percentage is 89.5%. They have recorded 186 power play chances and they have a power play percentage of 23.66%. The Panthers have scored 144 goals at even strength and 44 goals (5th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have permitted 184 goals to be scored by of a combination of 135 goals at even strength and 49 goals while they were shorthanded. Over the course of the season, the Florida Panthers have earned a total of 188 goals, 58 points, as well as a points percentage of .537.
Across the rink you will find Sergei Bobrovsky defending the goal. Bobrovsky is sitting with a lifetime record of 350-200-50 and has been in goal for 624 games. Bobrovsky's percentage of quality starts comes out to 56.9% and he has earned 346 quality starts in his NHL career. He has racked up 16,761 saves out of the 18,311 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .915. The opposition is averaging 2.59 goals per game and he has yielded 1,550 goals overall. He got the starting nod in 608 games and has played for a total of 35,859 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida (-110)
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