Devils vs Panthers Prediction NHL Picks Today 10/16
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- Oct 16, 2023, 4:08:14 AM
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NHL Predictions: Florida Panthers vs. New Jersey Devils
Get ready for an exciting NHL showdown as the Florida Panthers take on the New Jersey Devils. The Panthers are looking to bounce back from a slow start to the season, while the Devils are eager to build on their recent performance. Join us as we break down this matchup and provide expert insights and betting odds.
The game is set to take place on October 16, 2023, at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, with a 4:00 PM start time. The Devils are favored with a line of NJ -190, and the over/under is set at 6.5 goals.
The Florida Panthers have had a challenging start to the season, scoring an average of 2.00 goals per game. Evan Rodrigues leads the team in points with 4, including 2 goals and 2 assists. The Panthers will be looking to find their scoring touch against the Devils.
Defensively, the Panthers have allowed an average of 4.00 goals per game. Goalie Sergei Bobrovsky will need to step up his performance to bolster the team's defense and secure a win.
The Panthers are fortunate to have no injured players listed, giving them a relatively healthy lineup for this game.
New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils have shown offensive prowess, averaging 3.50 goals per game. Jack Hughes leads the team in points with 5, including 2 goals and 3 assists. Their power play has been effective, converting on 27.3% of their opportunities.
Defensively, the Devils have allowed an average of 3.00 goals per game. While their offense has been strong, their defense will be tested against the Panthers. Goalies Aaron Schmid and Vitek Vanecek will need to step up to secure the win.
The Devils have Tomas Nosek listed as day-to-day, which may impact their lineup for this game. However, they are relatively healthy overall.
In this matchup, we anticipate an offensive showdown. Both teams have shown the ability to score goals, and the over/under is set at 6.5 goals. Betting on the over is the best bet for this game.
Expect both the Panthers and the Devils to bring their offensive firepower, resulting in a high-scoring game that exceeds 6.5 goals. This bet offers great value for those looking to capitalize on the scoring potential of both teams.
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Pick: Over 6.5 Goals