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New Jersey Devils host Florida Panthers in hockey action

Florida PanthersNew Jersey Devils
April 19, 7:00 PM | Prudential Center

Florida Panthers vs New Jersey Devils Odds

38-26-18TEAM RECORD48-28-6

The Florida Panthers can take a commanding lead in their first-round Eastern playoff series on Thursday night if they pay off on the NHL betting lines again against the New Jersey Devils.

The Panthers spotted the Devils a 3-0 lead in Game 3 of the series on Tuesday night, but came back for a 4-3 victory and a 2-1 advantage in the set. Brian Campbell potted the game winner.

The Devils currently sports a record of 48-28-6. The Panthers are 38-26-18. Betting totals have seen the Devils post a 37-34-11 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Panthers have gone 31-37-14 against the number.

View Florida vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Devils as -175 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Devils at No. 8 and the Panthers at No. 22 heading into this contest.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 11-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.8 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 17.2% rate while the Panthers have a 79.5% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Florida was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Devils. Bettors on Florida at +150 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing New Jersey are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Buffalo are 2-8
After playing Florida are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Panthers at Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games
Florida is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
Florida is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games when playing at home against Florida
New Jersey is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games at home

Next up:
Florida home to New Jersey, Saturday, April 21