Florida Panthers vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds
The hockey wagering menu sees a clash between Carolina and Florida on Saturday, with the host Hurricanes trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Hurricanes sport records of 10-8-1 heading into this matchup, while the Panthers sit at 6-9-5 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 10-9 for the Hurricanes and 10-10 for the Panthers.
Bettors looking to side with the Hurricanes in this one found them earlier as -157 favorites on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at GTbets and may have moved.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 16-rated Hurricanes and the No. 30-ranked Panthers, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Carolina's No. 13-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.6 goals per game allowed. The Hurricanes powerplay has clicked at a 14.7% rate while the Panthers have a 72.5% rate on the penalty kill.
Last time out for Florida, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Sabres at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Sabres at -102 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Hurricanes were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Penguins. That made winners of bettors who got Carolina at +125 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Buffalo are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Carolina Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few Panthers at Hurricanes trends to consider:
Florida is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Florida's last 8 games when playing on the road against Carolina
Florida is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Carolina is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Carolina's last 8 games when playing at home against Florida
Carolina is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Carolina is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Florida
Florida home to Carolina, Sunday, March 3