Panthers open as moneyline underdog vs Penguins
Florida Panthers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds
Consol Energy Centre hosts an NHL battle between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the visiting Florida Panthers on Friday.
The Penguins sit at 11-6 on the season; in comparison, the Panthers are currently 5-7-4. Looking to wager on the totals? Pittsburgh is 10-7 OU, and Florida is 8-8 OU.
The Penguins - Panthers odds would favor the Penguins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Pittsburgh is rated No. 5 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Florida is at No. 30.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 3.4 goals per game, against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 30 at 3.6 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 27.5% while the Panthers defense kills off 74.6% of their penalties.
Florida won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Flyers on February 21. Bettors who backed the Panthers at +125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Flyers on February 20. Bettors who backed the Flyers at +170 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing NY Rangers are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Panthers at Penguins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Florida is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Florida is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Florida is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Florida
Pittsburgh is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Florida
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Florida home to Boston, Sunday, February 24
Pittsburgh home to Tampa Bay, Sunday, February 24