Florida Panthers vs Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, 1/17/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Florida Panthers vs Toronto Maple Leafs
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Location: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (+150) Maple Leafs (-182)
The Florida Panthers (20-20-4) are traveling to Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday where they will compete against the Toronto Maple Leafs (26-11-7). The line on this matchup has Florida at +150 while Toronto is at -182. The total has been set at 7.
The Florida Panthers were on the winning side of the scoreboard with a 4-3 win against the Canucks their last time out. Florida accounted for 12 mins in the box in this contest. Additionally, they had 3 opportunities with more players on the ice and scored 2 goals. The Panthers had a great offensive game plan going into this one and it showed in this victory. In the game, they tallied a score on 4 out of the 35 shots they put on net.
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Florida Panthers opponents have tallied 165 power play opportunities (1st in the NHL) and have racked up 41 goals in those chances. The Panthers so far have had 1,407 shots tried against them and hold a save percentage of .893. Florida has taken 1,575 shots and has a shooting percentage of 9.1%. While at even strength, the Panthers have surrendered 110 goals while having 108 on the offensive side of the ice. Florida has accumulated 156 power play opportunities and they have scored 35 goals out of those attempts, earning them a rate of 22.44%. For the year, they have earned 44 points and their points percentage sits at .500. In regard to their scoring capabilities, the Florida Panthers have notched 143 goals (14th in the league) on the year and have given up 151.
The player between the pipes for this game is Sergei Bobrovsky. Bobrovsky has been involved in 619 games during his NHL career. He has earned a mark of 347-200-49 and he was named the starter in 603 games. The opposition has scored 1,542 goals versus Bobrovsky in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 2.60. Bobrovsky has had 18,178 shots taken against him and has amassed 16,636 saves. His save percentage is at .915 for his 35,616 mins on the ice. For his career, Bobrovsky has 344 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .570.
In their last game, Toronto faced off against the Bruins in an outing where the Maple Leafs took a loss by a tally of 4-3. The Maple Leafs recorded 3 goals out of the 21 shots on goal they were seeking. They had 2 attempts on the power play in this game and converted 1 out of those chances.
Toronto has taken 1,387 shots (13th in the league) and has earned a shot percentage of 10.60%, while allowing their opponents 1,258 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 78.52% on their oppositions 135 power play tries, and their save percentage comes in at 90.8%. They have recorded 142 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 24.65%. The Maple Leafs have accumulated 112 goals at even strength and 35 goals (8th in pro hockey) while having more men on the ice. They have permitted 116 goals to be scored by of a combination of 87 goals at even strength and 29 goals while they were shorthanded. For the year, the Toronto Maple Leafs have earned a total of 147 goals, 59 points, as well as a points percentage of .670.
For the opposition you are likely to see Matt Murray defending the goal. He has a tally of 7,118 stops out of 7,808 shots attempted, giving him a save % of .912. Murray has accumulated a career mark of 143-83-24 and has played in 264 games. He has started in 256 contests and has played 15,028 mins. Murray's quality start percentage is 53.5% and he has accumulated 137 quality starts in his NHL career. His opposition is averaging 2.75 goals/game and he has relinquished 690 goals overall.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Florida (+150)
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