New Jersey Devils vs. Florida Panthers - 12/6/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Panthers (13-9-4) at New Jersey Devils (13-10-3)
NHL Hockey: Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Prudential Center)
The Line: New Jersey Devils -137 / Florida Panthers +105 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, MSG+
The Florida Panthers and New Jersey Devils meet Sunday night at the Prudential Center.
The Florida Panthers look to build on their impressive five-game winning streak. The Florida Panthers are averaging 2.5 goals per game and are scoring on 20.7 percent of their power plays. Jaromir Jagr leads Florida with eight goals, Jussi Jokinen has 11 assists and Reilly Smith has 47 shots on goal. Defensively, the Florida Panthers are allowing 2.3 goals per game and are killing 80.5 percent of their power play chances. Roberto Luongo has allowed 47 goals on 657 shots faced and Al Montoya has given up 11 goals on 148 shots. Luongo has allowed three goals in his last three games. Nick Bjugstad is questionable with an upper-body injury.
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The New Jersey Devils could use a nice win after losing six of their last nine games. The New Jersey Devils are averaging 2.4 goals per game and are scoring on 21.7 percent of their power plays. Adam Henrique leads New Jersey with 12 goals, Mike Cammalleri has 18 assists and Kyle Palmieri has 72 shots on goal. Defensively, the New Jersey Devils are allowing 2.4 goals per game and are killing 83.3 percent of their power play chances. Cory Schneider has allowed 45 goals on 590 shots faced and Keith Kinkaid has allowed 13 goals on 132 shots. Schneider has allowed eight goals in his last three games. Travis Zajac is out with an upper-body injury.
The Panthers are 5-0 in their last 5 road games and 21-44 in their last 65 games following a win. The Devils are 0-4 in their last 4 home games and 11-2 in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest. The Panthers are 8-27-1 in the last 36 meetings in New Jersey and 21-50-3 in the last 74 meetings overall.
The Panthers are rolling right now and there's starting to be talks of Florida sneaking into the playoffs with this young squad. Not sure how you ignore the plus money with the hotter team, especially with the Devils stinking up the joint recently.