Florida's defense, led by netminder Jose Theodore, shut down Carolina 2-0 at BankAtlantic Center on on Sunday.
Florida won as a -145 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Florida got goals from Tomas Fleischmann and Marcel Goc in the victory. Fleischmann opened the scoring at 3:22 of the second period.
Jose Theodore turned in a 34-save effort for the Panthers.
Carolina got a 31-stop effort from Cam Ward in the loss.
On the power play, Florida went 0-for-1, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 34-33.
Florida heads into a battle against the Maple Leafs. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.