Los Angeles Kings vs. Florida Panthers - 11/7/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Panthers (5-5-3) at Los Angeles Kings (8-5-0)
NHL Hockey: Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm (STAPLES Center)
The Line: Los Angeles Kings -195 / Florida Panthers +175 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, FSWHD
The Florida Panthers and Los Angeles Kings square off Saturday at the STAPLES Center.
The Florida Panthers need a win in order to snap a four-game losing streak. The Florida Panthers are averaging 2.8 goals per game and are scoring on 22.9 percent of their power plays. Jaromir Jagr leads Florida with six goals, Vincent Trocheck has five assists and Nick Bjugstad has 31 shots on goal. Defensively, the Florida Panthers are allowing 2.3 goals per game and are killing 78.4 percent of their power play chances. Roberto Luongo has allowed 19 goals on 297 shots faced and Al Montoya has given up 19 goals on 116 shots. Luongo has allowed seven goals in his last three games. David Bolland is questionable with a hand injury.
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The Los Angeles Kings look to keep rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Los Angeles Kings are averaging 2.4 goals per game and are scoring on 18.2 percent of their power plays. Tyler Toffoli leads Los Angeles with nine goals, Jeff Carter has seven assists and Trevor Lewis has 29 shots on goal. Defensively, the Los Angeles Kings are allowing 2.2 goals per game and are killing 84 percent of their power play chances. Jonathan Quick has allowed 26 goals on 306 shots faced and Jhonas Enroth has given up one goal on 64 shots. Quick has given up 10 goals in his last three games.
The Panthers are 1-4 in their last 5 road games and 34-72 in their last 106 vs. a team with a winning record. The Kings are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and 8-2 in their last 10 overall. The Panthers are 0-6 in the last 6 meetings in Los Angeles and 2-10 in the last 12 meetings overall.
There's no value on the side, so I'm siding with the under in this spot. We have two quality goalies in the net and two teams that have been solid defensively overall this season. I like the under in this spot.