Los Angeles Kings vs Florida Panthers 12/16/2021 Game Analysis, Tips and Forecast

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Los Angeles Kings vs Florida Panthers 12-16-2021 Game Analysis Tips and Forecast

Los Angeles Kings vs Florida Panthers 12/16/2021 – The Los Angeles Kings will need to take the road to square off against the Florida Panthers from the FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida. The Kings dropped their last game and they remain at the sixth spot in the Pacific Division. The Florida Panthers are second in the Atlantic Division despite dropping their last two games of the season. The Panthers are now two games behind the Toronto Maple Leafs and they hold the same record as the Tampa Bay Lightning. The CBS NHL picks are in favor of the Panthers to win this game and rebound from their last defeat.

Los Angeles Kings vs Florida Panthers 12/16/2021

When: Thursday, December 16, 7:00 PM ET
Where: FLA Live Arena, Sunrise, Florida
TV: ESPN+
Stream: Sofascore
Los Angeles Kings vs Florida Panthers 12/16/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Los Angeles Kings +1.5 (-133) 6 o (-115) +160
Florida Panthers -1.5 (+100) 6 u (-115) -217
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Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings are holding a 12-10-5 record on the season and are now three games behind the San Jose Sharks. The Kings dropped their last game against the Tampa Bay Lightning with a final score of 3-2. With a save percentage of .893, Cal Petersen will take the net for the Kings. Peterson will make his 12th start on the season and is 5-5-1 after giving up 34 goals. The Kings are giving up an average of 30.2 shots on goal and are holding the eighth rank in the NHL.

Players to watch: A. Kopitar C (G 8, A 17, PTS 25), A. Iafallo RW (G 9, A 8, PTS 17), A. Kempe RW (G 11, A 5, PTS 16).

Florida Panthers

The Florida Panthers are holding an 18-6-2 record on the season and are battling alongside the Lightning. Florida came off a disappointing defeat against the Ottawa Senators in their last game. The Panthers were restricted to only two points while their defense gave up eight in return. The Panthers will have Sergei Bobrovsky make his 19th start as their goalie. Bobrovsky gave up 40 goals and is holding a 12-2-2 record. With a save percentage of .920, Bobrovsky is carrying 2.37 goals against the average.

Players to watch: J. Huberdeau LW (G 10, A 22, PTS 32), A. Ekblad D (G 8, A 16, PTS 24), S. Reinhart C (G 9, A 13, PTS 22).

Los Angeles Kings vs Florida Panthers Betting Predictions

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Los Angeles Kings

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles’ last 6 games.
Los Angeles are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games.
Los Angeles are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games against Florida.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Los Angeles’ last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Los Angeles’ last 5 games this season.

Florida Panthers

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida’s last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida’s last 5 games against Los Angeles.
Florida are 15-2 SU in their last 17 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Florida’s last 12 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Florida are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Pacific Division division.

Los Angeles Kings vs Florida Panthers Betting Picks

The Florida Panthers are averaging 3.64 goals per game with their powerful offense that holds the third rank in the NHL. The best NHL bets today favor the Panthers to win this game and cover the spread.

Score Prediction: Panthers 4, Kings 2.