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Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers 05/03/2022 Tips, Forecast and Analysis

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Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers 05-03-2022 Tips Forecast and Analysis

Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers 05/03/2022 – The Washington Capitals and Florida Panthers are all set to clash for their best-of-seven series from FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida. The Capitals are fourth in the Metropolitan Division and managed to scrape through to the playoffs. The Panthers were one of the best teams in the league and they clinched the Atlantic Division Conference with ease. The Panthers also clinched the best record in this league and are all set to cause some damage to the Capitals. The NHL spread betting odds are intact for the Panthers to win and cover.

Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers 05/03/2022

When: Tuesday, May 3, 7:30 PM ET

Where: FLA Live Arena, Sunrise, Florida

TV: ESPN 2

Stream: NHL.TV

Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers 05/03/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Washington Capitals +1.5 (-127)5.5 o (-182)+145
Florida Panthers -1.5 (+113)5.5 u (+150)-182
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Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals finished fourth in the Metropolitan Division despite dropping four of their last five regular season games. The leader in scoring for the Capitals is Alex Ovechkin with 90 points and 50 goals. When it comes to assists, Evgeny Kuznetsov is the leader with 54. The Capitals are averaging at 3.29 goals per game and are giving up 2.95 goals in return. The Capitals are closing in at 18.8 percent with their power-play opportunities and are reaching 80.4 percent with their penalty kill.

Players to watch: A. Ovechkin LW (G 50, A 40, PTS 90), E. Kuznetsov C (G 24, A 54, PTS 78), J. Carlson D (G 17, A 54, PTS 71).

Florida Panthers

The Panthers held the best 58-18-6 record on the season and they are all set to take on the Capitals in this easy game. Florida has Aleksander Barkov as their leader in scoring with 39 goals and 85 points. Florida’s top offensive unit is averaging at 4.11 goals per game and are giving up 2.95 goals in return. When it comes to their power play, the Panthers are closing in 24.4 percent and their penalty kill is at 79.5 percent.

Players to watch: J. Huberdeau LW (G 30, A 85, PTS 115, A. Barkov C (G 39, A 49, PTS 88, S. Reinhart C (G 33, A 49, PTS 82)

Washington Capitals vs Florida Panthers Betting Predictions

Trends

Capitals

Washington are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
Washington are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games against Florida.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Washington’s last 14 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Florida.
Washington are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.

Panthers

Florida are 14-3 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Florida’s last 8 games against Washington.
Florida are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida’s last 7 games when playing at home against Washington.
Florida are 16-4 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.

Capitals vs Panthers Betting Picks

The Capitals are no match for the Panthers and they will not stand a chance against their powerful offense. The NHL postseason betting odds are intact for the Panthers to win this game and cover the spread.

Score Prediction: Panthers 5, Capitals 3.