Panthers vs. Maple Leafs - 3/3/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Maple Leafs (25-33-5) at Florida Panthers (28-22-13)
NHL Hockey: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 7:30 pm (BB&T Center)
The Line: Florida Panthers -179 / Toronto Maple Leafs +161 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: TSNT, FSFL
The Toronto Maple Leafs and Florida Panthers meet Tuesday night at the BB&T Center.
The Toronto Maple Leafs look for a win after splitting their last four games. The Maple Leafs are averaging 2.7 goals per game and have scored three goals in their last three games. The Toronto Maple Leafs have one power play goal in their last five games and have split their last six games when scoring at least three goals. Phil Kessel leads Toronto with 23 goals, James van Riemsdyk has 24 assists and Tyler Bozak has 121 shots on goal. Defensively, the Maple Leafs are allowing three goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in six of their last seven games. Jonathan Bernier has allowed 110 goals in 1,297 shots faced and James Reimer has given up 71 goals in 753 shots.
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The Florida Panthers need a win after splitting their last eight games. The Panthers are averaging 2.3 goals per game and have scored nine goals in their last three games. The Florida Panthers have three power play goals in their last two games and have won seven straight games when scoring at least three goals. Nick Bjugstad leads Florida with 22 goals, Brad Boyes has 21 assists and Aaron Ekblad has 132 shots on goal. Defensively, the Panthers are allowing 2.7 goals per game and haven’t allowed a power play goal in five of their last seven games. Roberto Luongo has allowed 118 goals on 1,476 shots faced and Al Montoya has given up 44 goals on 405 shots.
The Maple Leafs are 16-36 in their last 52 vs. Eastern Conference and 16-50 in their last 66 road games. The Panthers are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Atlantic and 17-43 in their last 60 games following a win. The Maple Leafs are 2-8 in the last 10 meetings in Florida and 0-4 in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Panthers have owned the Maple Leafs over the years, especially at home. Take Florida and the spread to give your wager a little more value.