Florida Panthers vs. Colorado Avalanche - 10/18/19 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Florida Panthers vs. Colorado Avalanche
Friday, October 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM (BB&T Center)
TV: ALT, FSFL
With the Avalanche the team is coming into the game here after getting handed their first loss on the year. Now, the fans get to see how well the Avalanche are able to bounce back from the loss they just experienced. That could be an issue as the Avalanche did push hard to try to get the win over the Penguins, but they fell just short in the game.
Mikko Rantanen is the player for the Avalanche who leads the team in goal scoring at 4 goals, but he has ended up getting 9 points overall. Nathan MacKinnon has ended up getting a total of 6 assist on the year. When it comes to protecting the net the Avalanche have relied on Philipp Grubauer who has 4 wins in net, but he has saved 92.5% of the shots that have been sent towards him with a 2.51 goals against average.
Florida has been fairly impressive on the season so far, but the Panthers have been able to rely on quite a bit of luck. One of those wins that the Panthers have been able to get came in the game against the Devils. This win was one that saw the Panthers come soaring back from being a total of 3 goals down before they ended up locking down the win.
Mike Hoffman is the leading goal scorer for the Panthers with a total of 5 goals and 8 points overall. Jonathan Huberdeau has managed to get 5 assist on the year so far to lead the Panthers in that department. Sergei Bobrovsky, the former Blue Jacket, is the goalie who has won 2 games for the Panthers. He has saved 87% of the shots sent towards him, but has allowed 3.90 goals a game.
With the Avalanche the team has been able to play decent on the year, but the Avalanche have had some problems against the Penguins and that could cause them some problems in this game here. The Panthers have managed to play decent, but the defense for the Panthers is not really present and that will cost the Panthers in this game here. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Avalanche win 4-2.