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Florida Panthers vs New Jersey Devils Odds Preview with Prediction

The New Jersey Devils battle the visiting Florida Panthers on Thursday in NHL betting odds action at Prudential Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the New Jersey Devils as -123 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL betting matchup earlier. The over under total, meanwhile, was set early at 5 before betting started to move the line at Bet365.

A 2.8-2.2 result in favor of the Panthers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Florida Panthers vs New Jersey Devils Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New Jersey Devils currently sport a record of 16-11-4. The Florida Panthers are 15-12-4. Betting totals have seen the Devils post a 9-12-10 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Panthers have gone 10-13-8 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Jersey vs Florida injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 25-rated Florida Panthers taking on the No. 27-rated New Jersey Devils in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the New Jersey Devils No. 23-ranked offense (2.45 goals per game) against a Florida Panthers defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.42 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 20.39% rate while the Panthers have a 80.81% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Florida was a 5-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Islanders. They won as +148 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.

New Jersey won its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Sabres on December 15. Bettors who backed the Devils at -105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Florida is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Florida is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 7 games on the road
  • Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey
  • New Jersey is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • New Jersey is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Florida
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing Florida
  • New Jersey is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Florida

Next Betting Matchups

Florida at Carolina, Friday, December 18th
New Jersey home to Anaheim, Saturday, December 19th