Florida Panthers at New Jersey Devils | NHL Betting, Odds, Picks

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The New Jersey Devils visit the Florida Panthers at Prudential Center on Tuesday, so check out all our NHL betting to learn more. The opening line for this matchup sees the Panthers favored by -148, while the Devils are +120 underdogs. The over/under has been set at 6.

Odds/Point Spread: Panthers (-148) Devils (+120)

With a 5-2 triumph over the Hurricanes their last time out, the Panthers are feeling good about themselves heading into this encounter. For them, the offensive zone begins at 57.1 percent and they had a PDO at even strength of 104.5 for this matchup. They collected 16 even-strength face-offs and were unsuccessful on 29 attempts to gain puck control. With a Fenwick rate of 50.0% they had a Fenwick at 37 and the Fenwick Against was at 37.

The Panthers’ Corsi was at 47 going into the game, and it dropped to 59 after it ended, showing a 44.3 percent Corsi rate. For this game, the Panthers had 20 minutes in the penalty box. Furthermore, they had 5 power play opportunities and were able to score three goals. The Panthers had a strong offensive showing, as evident in the win. They converted 5 of the 32 shots they took during the match.

Florida Panthers NHL Betting

The Florida Panthers have seen 43 power-play chances against (4th in hockey) and have scored six goals. They have had 357 shot attempts against them, and their save percentage is .936. Florida has taken 370 shots and a shooting percentage of 12.4 percent. At even strength, the Panthers allowed their opponent to score 17 goals while also scoring 36 goals. The Panthers have recorded 38 power play chances and scored 10 goals out of those attempts, for a percentage of 26.32%. For the most recent campaign, they have 21 points and a points percentage of .955.

The Florida Panthers have scored 46 goals (1st in pro hockey) and given up 23 this season, which is good for first. Spencer Knight is the player in goal for this contest. In his NHL career, Spencer Knight has yielded 20 goals against and a 2.43 goals against average per game. During his NHL career, Knight has played in 9 games. In his 493 minutes on the ice, he has a save percentage of .918. He’s gone 8-0-1 and started in 7 contests. For his career, Knight has recorded four quality starts and a .571 success rate. Knight has faced 245 shots and collected 225 saves in his career.

Florida Panthers NHL Betting
Florida Panthers NHL Betting

New Jersey Devils NHL Prediction

In their most recent game, the Devils played against the Sharks, with New Jersey winning by a final of 3-2. They had a PDO of 103, resulting in an oZS percentage of 53.2%. They had four power play chances in the game, but none resulted in a goal. The Sharks finished the game with a 31 Fenwick, whereas the Devils earned a 53.0 percent rating while having a 35 Fenwick. The Devils attempted 28 shots on goal but scored just three goals. New Jersey’s Corsi percentage was 52.0%. The Corsi rating tells us how competitive New Jersey was in this game, and you could describe it as run-of-the-mill.

Florida Panthers at New Jersey Devils NHL Odds

The Devils have scored 22 goals at even strength and three goals on the power play (29th in the NHL). New Jersey has fired 315 shots (28th in hockey) and a shooting percentage of 7.94 percent, while giving up 281 attempts. The Devils have scored 25 goals this season and 12 points. They’ve converted 31 power-play opportunities into goals, which is 9.68% of all attempts. Their penalty kill percentage is 73.17 percent, and their opponent’s 41 power play opportunities have resulted in a save percentage of 89.7 percent. They’ve given up 29 goals, including 18 at even strength and 11 while they were down.

In goal, Mackenzie Blackwood is the man. Blackwood has a career record of 46-41-13 and has played in 106 games. 54.0 percent of Blackwood’s starts in the NFL have resulted in a quality start, and he has 54 such starts in his career. He is at 2,943 saves out of 3,231 attempts, with a percentage of .911. The opposition has averaged 2.83 goals per game and he has given up 288 goals throughout the course of his career. He’s started 100 games and played 6,099 minutes.

Oddsfanatic’s Pick: Take New Jersey (+120)