Florida Panthers vs Toronto Maple Leafs 5/4/2023 – The Florida Panthers will be taking on the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday evening for Game 2 of the playoffs series between them. The Florida Panthers are ranked fourth in the Atlantic Division with an overall 42-32-8 this season. The Toronto Maple Leafs are slightly better in the second position of the division with 50-21-11 on the scoreboard. The Panthers are hoping to build on their win against the Leafs from the last game. However, the best NHL betting lines are favoring the Toronto Maple Leafs to win in this matchup.
Florida Panthers vs Toronto Maple Leafs 5/4/2023
When: Thursday, May 4, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Scotiabank Arena Toronto, ON
Florida Panthers vs Toronto Maple Leafs 5/4/2023 Betting Odds:
|Panthers||+1.5 (-155)||6.5 o (-127)||+160|
|Leafs||-1.5 (+135)||6.5 u (+115)||-178|
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The Florida Panthers are coming here on a four-game winning streak, the last time defeating the Leafs with a final score of 4-2. The Panthers are scoring an average of 3.51 goals in each game and have been successful in 22.8 percent of their opportunities during powerplay. Matthew Tkachuk is leading the team in terms of offense with 40 goals in total along with 69 assists. On defense, the Panthers are allowing their opponents to score an average of 3.32 goals in every game played.
Players to watch: Matthew Tkachuk LW (G 5, A 9, PTS 14, Brandon Montour D (G 6, A 3, PTS 9, Carter Verhaeghe C (G 3, A 6, PTS 9.
Toronto Maple Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leafs have won three games out of their last five played and were paired with the Tampa Bay Lightning before this series. The Leafs are scoring an average of 3.39 goals in each game and have been successful in 26.0 percent of their opportunities during powerplay. The highest number of goals for the team has been scored by Mitchell Marner who has scored 30 goals along with 69 helpers this season. Defense-wise, the Leafs are allowing opponents to score an average of 2.67 goals in every game played.
Players to watch: Mitchell Marner RW (G 2, A 9, PTS 11, Auston Matthews C (G 5, A 5, PTS 10, Morgan Rielly D (G 3, A 6, PTS 9.
Florida Panthers vs Toronto Maple Leafs Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida’s last 5 games.
Florida are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Panthers are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
Florida are 3-9 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Toronto.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division.
Toronto are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 6 games against Florida.
Toronto are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Florida.
Toronto are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games played in May.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Toronto’s last 9 games played on a Thursday.
Panthers vs Maple Leafs Betting Picks
The Florida Panthers seem quite confident with their strong momentum, but the Leafs are desperate to make up for their defeat from the last game. The top NHL betting sites are in favor of a win for the Toronto Maple Leafs in this round.
Score Prediction: Leafs 4, Panthers 3.