NHL Game Preview - Panthers underdogs vs Devils at New Jersey
Florida Panthers vs New Jersey Devils Odds
The New Jersey Devils look to emerge victorious in NHL odds action as the Panthers arrive at Prudential Center on Saturday.
The Devils bring a 16-17-10 record to the battle against the 13-24-6 Panthers. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Jersey go 16-20-7 so far and the Panthers go 19-23-1.
The Devils - Panthers odds would favor the Devils if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New Jersey is rated No. 20 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Florida is at No. 30.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 30-ranked offense (2.3 goals per game) against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.6 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 15% rate while the Panthers have a 72.9% rate on the penalty kill.
The Panthers were a 6-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -250 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.
Last time out for New Jersey, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Devils at +115 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After playing NY Rangers are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Panthers at Devils trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Florida's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games
Florida is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing New Jersey
Florida is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New Jersey's last 8 games
New Jersey is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Florida
New Jersey is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Florida
Florida at Boston, Sunday, April 21
New Jersey at NY Rangers, Sunday, April 21