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Florida Panthers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Pick and Betting Preview

The visiting Florida Panthers hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at PPG Paints Arena against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Florida Panthers in this one, they Panthers listed earlier today as underdogs of 150 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.2-2.6 victory for the Panthers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Florida Panthers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Pittsburgh Penguins are 2-2-1 overall while the Florida Panthers are 2-1-0. As for the totals, Pittsburgh is 3-2 on the OU, and Florida is 3-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Florida injuries news.

It's an NHL hockey betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Pittsburgh Penguins and the No. 18-ranked Florida Panthers, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 15-ranked offense (3.2 goals per game) against a Florida Panthers defense that ranks No. 24 at 3.67 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 26.09% rate while the Panthers have a 78.57% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Panthers were a 5-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blues. That made winners of bettors who got Florida at -129 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 5-4 loser on the road against the Lightning. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -139 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Florida is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Florida is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Florida is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Florida

Next Betting Matchups

Florida at Philadelphia, Tuesday, October 17th
Pittsburgh at New York, Tuesday, October 17th