Carolina Hurricanes vs Florida Panthers Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 30 (12/30): NHL
- Lm Tipster
- Dec 31, 2022, 7:13:06 AM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Panthers money line||+110|
|Panthers spread||+1.5 (-225)|
|Hurricanes money line||-178|
|Hurricanes spread||-1.5 (+185)|
|Over / under||6|
2021-2022 season stats
|Florida Panthers||Carolina Hurricanes|
|Road / home record||11-1-1||8-3-1|
|Goals per game||3.45||2.90|
|Goals allowed per game||2.48||2.58|
|Shots per game||35.5||34.7|
|Shots allowed per game||26.5||26.2|
|Over / under record||13-6-2||10-20-1|
The Carolina Hurricanes continue at home and will host the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night at the PNC Arena. These teams faced each other 4 times last season and the Hurricanes led 3-1.
The Panthers have lost 4 of their last 5 games and are 5-2-2 at home ranking 5th in the Atlantic Division. In their last game they lost 3-5 against the Blue Jackets on the road. Matthew Tkachuk, Aaron Ekblad and Colin White scored for Florida, and Nick Cousins added two assists. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 18.
Matthew Tkachuk leads the team with 8 goals and 17 assists for the Panthers and has scored eight goals over the first 19 games.
In their last 10 games they are 4-6 and have averaged only 3.4 goals per game, five assists, 4.8 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.
The Hurricanes have won 9 of the last 10 games and are 8-3-1 at home ranking 2nd in the Metropolitan division. Carolina is 19-6-6 overall and 6-1-0 against the Metropolitan Division. The Hurricanes have gone 16-1-2 in games they score three or more goals.
Martin Necas has 13 goals and 17 assists for the Hurricanes. Jordan Staal has four goals and one assist over the past 10 games.
In their last 10 games the Hurricanes were 9-1 averaging 3.4 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.5 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.
Florida are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
Florida are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Carolina.
Florida are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games on the road.
Florida are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Carolina.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina's last 5 games.
Carolina are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina's last 6 games against Florida.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 6 games at home.on.
The Panthers have been struggling lately and are currently on a 5 game losing streak but they're still #1 in the Metropolitan Division. The Hurricanes are on a hot streak right now and are playing good at home. They rank #5 in defense in the NHL and have allowed only 1.6 goals per game in their last 5 games. With the Panthers struggling to score at this moment It's hard to trust them against a tough defense like Carolina. Take the Hurricanes to win.
PICK: Hurricanes ML (-178)
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