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NHL Betting Preview & Odds Florida Panthers vs. Ottawa Senators

Florida Panthers vs. Ottawa Senators NHL Hockey Betting Odds

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor

The NHL hockey betting playoff race is getting tighter every day, especially for the Florida Panthers. The Panthers have no hope of cracking the top 3 in the Atlantic Division. However, there’s still a glimmer of hope for a Wild Card berth. So in tonight’s Florida Panther vs. Ottawa Senators matchup, they’ll be vying to come out on top. Let’s take a gander at what kind of turnout the evening’s 2 team teaser odds are predicting.

Florida Panthers vs. Ottawa Senators – Tuesday, March 20th

When: 7:30 pm ET

Where: Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa, Ontario

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: NHL TV

NHL Hockey Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Panthers -1½ (+205) 6 (-115) -135
Canadiens +1½ (-245) 6 (-105) +115
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Florida Panthers

The Panthers come into this evening’s matchup with their head held high after picking up a solid 2-0 win over the Montreal Canadiens last night. Nevertheless, Florida is 2-2 in their last 4 matchups. If the Panthers are serious about getting that Wild Card berth, they’ll need to find better results in the coming weeks. Especially since one of those losses was a 5-3 deficit to the Ottawa Senators a few nights ago. All in all, the Panthers are 1-1 vs. Ottawa this season, so they have a 50-50 shot tonight. However, considering the Senators’ poor ranking, it’s safe to say that the Senators have more to play for this evening. Not only that, Florida enters as tonight’s pairing as the NHL hockey betting favorite.

Players to Watch: Aleksander Barkov (26 G, 45 A, 71 PTS), Vincent Trocheck (28 G, 38 A, 66 PTS), and Jonathan Huberdeau (23 G, 40 A, 63 PTS).

Ottawa Senators

At 26-34-11, the Senators don’t have much of a shot of making this year’s postseason. In fact, the Senators 63-points on the year places them a whopping 75-points behind the division-leading Tampa Bay Lightning. Coming off a conference finals appearance, it’s safe to say that Ottawa is not having the season they were hoping for. Well, at least there’s next year. As for tonight’s matchup, the Senators are outclassed on both sides of the puck. In the end, no matter what Guy Boucher does, the Senators are likely to come out on the losing end.

Players to Watch: Mark Stone (20 G, 42 A, 62 PTS), Erik Karlsson (8 G, 48 A, 56 PTS), and Mike Hoffman (22 G, 29 A, 51 PTS).

Florida Panthers vs. Ottawa Senators Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Florida is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 Games
  • Florida is 10-3 SU in its last 13 Games
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 6 of Florida’s last 8 Road Games
  • Ottawa is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 Games
  • Ottawa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 Home Games
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Ottawa’s last 6 Home Games
Florida Panthers vs. Ottawa Senators Picks

All things accounted for, it’s looking Florida will come out on top tonight. The reason being; the high level of confidence that Florida brings into this matchup. Not only that, playoff qualification can be one heck of a motivator. Overall, the money line out on Florida is pretty favorable this evening. Sign up now to make this easy NHL bet today!

Score Prediction: 3-1 Florida. The Panthers pick up another win and cover the spread. The TOTAL will be UNDER.

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