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Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers 05/05/2022 Game Analysis, Tips and Betting Forecast

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Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers 05-05-2022 Game Analysis Tips and Betting Forecast

Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers 05/05/2022 – The Washington Capitals and the Florida Panthers will play the second game of their postseason series from FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida. The Capitals have taken the lead ahead of the Panthers after their last success. Washington finished fourth in the Metropolitan Division and the Panthers dominated the Atlantic Division after clinching the division title and the best record in the league. The NHL postseason betting picks are back in favor of the Panthers to win and cover the spread.

Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers 05/05/2022

When: Thursday, May 5, 7:30 PM ET

Where: FLA Live Arena, Sunrise, Florida

TV: TBS

Stream: NHL.TV

Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers 05/05/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Washington Capitals +1.5 (-120)6.5 o (-130)+211
Florida Panthers -1.5 (+100)6.5 u (+118)-237
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Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals finished with a 44-26-12 record on the season. The Capital fished behind the Penguins and it came as a surprise when they defeated the Panthers in their last game. The Capitals scored four goals and gave up two to the Panthers. The Capitals will turn to Vitek Vanecek as their goalie in this game. Vanecek prevented 30 of 32 shots in their last game and has given up 103 goals in total.

Players to watch: N. Backstrom C (G 0, A 1, PTS 1), L. Eller C (G 1, A 0, PTS 1), T.J. Oshie RW (G 1, A 0, PTS 1).

Florida Panthers

The Panthers finished their regular season with a 58-18-6 record. They were expected to win their last game but they failed to make it past the Capitals. The Panthers are not an easy team to defeat and they held the best record in their regular season. Sergei Bobrvosky will make the start in goal for the Panthers. Bobrvosky gave up three goals in his last game and both teams are giving up 2.95 goals per game.

Players to watch: C. Giroux C * (G 1, A 0, PTS 1), R. Gudas D (G 0, A 1, PTS 1), C. Verhaeghe LW (G 0, A 1, PTS 1).

Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers Betting Predictions

Trends

Capitals

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games.
Washington are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Washington are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against Florida.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Washington’s last 15 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida.

Panthers

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida’s last 6 games.
Florida are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Florida’s last 9 games against Washington.
Florida are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida’s last 5 games when playing at home against Washington.
Florida are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.

Capitals vs Panthers Betting Picks

The Panthers will try to defeat the Capitals in this game, especially after their unexpected defeat. The NHL betting odds and lines are intact for the Panthers to win this game and cover the spread with the help of their offense.

Score Prediction: Panthers 4, Capitals 3.