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NHL Betting Preview - Detroit Red Wings Underdogs vs Florida Panthers at Florida

The NHL hockey betting odds menu sees a clash between Florida and Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, with the host Panthers trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who back them on the moneyline.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.7-1.9 win for the Panthers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Florida Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Florida Panthers sport a record of 40-22-9 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Red Wings sit at 35-25-11 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 26-29-16 for the Panthers and 25-34-12 for the Red Wings. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Florida vs Detroit injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 16-ranked Florida Panthers and the No. 21-rated Detroit Red Wings in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Florida Panthers No. 7-ranked offense (2.85 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 15 at 2.63 goals per game allowed. The Panthers powerplay has clicked at a 17.8% rate while the Red Wings have a 80.77% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Wings were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -108 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Florida won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Maple Leafs on March 17. Bettors who backed the Panthers at -152 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Florida
  • Detroit is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Florida
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Detroit's last 13 games when playing on the road against Florida
  • Florida is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Florida is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Florida is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
  • Florida is 4-10-2 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, March 22nd
Florida at New York, Monday, March 21st