Florida Panthers vs Colorado Avalanche Prediction, 1/10/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Florida Panthers vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Location: Ball Arena in Denver, CO
TV: Altitude Sports
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (+136) Avalanche (-164)
Ball Arena is the site where the Colorado Avalanche (20-15-3) will attempt to defeat the Florida Panthers (18-19-4) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Panthers at +136 while the Avalanche are opening at -164. The total is set at 6.
The Florida Panthers were on the wrong end of the scoreboard with a 5-1 defeat against the Stars in their previous game. Florida had 4 mins in the box in this outing. The Panthers had a below average offensive performance in the loss. Moreover, they had 4 attempts on the power play but didn't convert them into a score. For the outing, they scored on 1 out of the 28 shots they tried.
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Florida Panthers opponents have amassed 156 power play tries (1st in hockey) and have a total of 39 goals in those chances. The Panthers so far have had 1,305 shots taken against them and hold a save percentage of .893. Florida has tried 1,464 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 9.0%. While playing at even strength, the Panthers have surrendered 101 goals while notching 102 when they are on offense. Florida has accounted for 148 power play chances and they have scored 30 goals out of those attempts, giving them a percentage of 20.27%. For the year, they sit with 40 points and their points percentage is .488. In terms of scoring goals, the Florida Panthers have accumulated 132 goals (14th in pro hockey) this season and have conceded 140.
The player between the pipes for this game is Sergei Bobrovsky. Opponents have racked up 1,532 goals versus Bobrovsky in his career and his goals against average per game is 2.59. Bobrovsky has played in 616 contests during his NHL career. His save percentage is at .915 in his 35,437 minutes in the crease. He has a win-loss mark of 345-199-49 and he has gotten the start in 600 games. For his professional hockey career, Bobrovsky is sitting with 342 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .570. Bobrovsky has seen 18,077 shots taken against him and has accrued 16,545 total saves.
In their last outing, Colorado faced the Oilers in a game where the Avalanche notched a victory by a score of 3-2. The Avalanche earned 3 goals out of the 46 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 4 power play chances in this outing but weren't able to put one in the back of the net.
During this campaign, the Colorado Avalanche have accumulated 109 goals, 43 points, in addition to a points percentage of .566. They have granted a total of 108 goals to be scored by way of 77 goals at even strength and 31 goals while they were shorthanded. The Avalanche are sitting with 77 goals at even strength and 32 goals (10th in the league) while on the power play. They have recorded 132 power play chances and they have a power play rate of 24.24%. Colorado has attempted 1,267 shots (14th in the league) and has earned a shot percentage of 8.60%, while allowing the other team 1,214 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 75.59% on their oppositions 127 tries on the power play, and their save percentage is 91.1%.
On the other side of the ice you will find Alexandar Georgiev protecting the goal. Georgiev has accumulated a lifetime record of 74-58-14 and has played in 158 contests. Georgiev's quality start rate comes in at 52.7% and he has earned 77 quality starting assignments in his career. He has gathered 4,243 stops out of 4,663 shots tried, giving him a rate of .910. Teams are averaging 2.89 goals/game and he has conceded 420 goals altogether. He has been a starter 146 contests and has been on the ice for 8,733 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Florida (+136)
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