Florida Panthers at New Jersey Devils - 4/2/22 NHL Picks and Prediction

Florida Panthers at New Jersey Devils - 4/2/22 NHL Picks and Prediction Photo by Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

New Jersey Devils (24-38-5) vs Florida Panthers (46-15-6)

Game Info: Saturday, April 2, 2022 at 12:30 pm (Prudential Center)

Betting Odds: New Jersey Devils +196 / Florida Panthers -250 --- Over/Under: 6.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The New Jersey Devils host the Florida Panthers in Saturday NHL Action.

The Florida Panthers come into this road contest with an overall record of 46-15-6. Through 67 games, the Panthers are 1st in the Atlantic Division. On the season, they have found the net 275 times, good for a rank of 1st among NHL teams. Heading into the game, Florida is the 10th ranked defensive team, allowing opponents to score at an average rate of 2.85 goals per game. So far, the Panthers have a strength of schedule rating of 26th in the league. When diving into their opponent-adjusted scoring margin, they come into this game as the 1st ranked team in the NHL.

The New Jersey Devils get set to host the Florida Panthers with an overall record of 24-38-5. This mark places them 7th in the Metropolitan division. Through 67 games, the Devils have scored 204 goals, giving them an average of 3.0. This output gives them a rank of 18th among NHL teams.On defense, New Jersey is the 29th ranked unit, giving up 3.63 goals per contest. So far, the Devils have played the 5th toughest schedule in the league. And, when taking into account New Jersey's scoring margin relative to the quality of their competition, they come in with a power ranking of 24th in the NHL.

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Through 67 games, the Florida Panthers' leading goal scorer is Aleksander Barkov. With his 37 assists, he is the second in overall points, coming in at 68. On the season, he is turning 17.6% of his shots into goals. In addition, the Panthers have benefited from the strong play of Jonathan Huberdeau, who is the team's overall leader in points. In Florida's 67 games, he has come up with 23 goals on a shooting percentage of 12.5%. While on the ice, his offensive production has led to a plus-minus rating of 26. Florida's top goalie is Sergei Bobrovsky, who is giving up an average of 2.55 goals per game. In his 44 games played, he has turned in 27 quality starts, giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.

Through 67 games, New Jersey's leading goal scorer is Jack Hughes. With his 25 goals and 30 assists, he is second in overall points, coming in at 55. On the season, he is turning 15.3% of his shots into goals. In addition, the Devils have benefited from the strong play of Jesper Bratt, who is the team's overall leader in points. In New Jersey's 67 games, he has come up with 22 goals on a shooting percentage of 12.7%. While on the ice, his offensive production has led to a plus-minus rating of +2.0. New Jersey's top goalie is Mackenzie Blackwood, who is giving up an average of 3.29 goals per game. In his 23 games played, he has come up with a quality start just 41 percent of the time.

In Florida's 67 games, the over has hit in over half of their games, going 40-24-3. So far, taking the over when the Panthers are playing away from home has been a good bet with an over-under record of 16-15-2. On the season, 69.0% of Florida's games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 58% of the scoring coming from the Panthers. In New Jersey's 67 games, the over has hit in over half of their games, going 39-26-2. So far, taking the over when the Devils are playing at home has been a good bet with an over-under record of 16-16-1. On the season, 63.0% of New Jersey's games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 46.0% of the scoring coming from the Devils. Look for this matchup to surpass the over-under line of 6.5 goals as the Panthers should have no problem finding the net vs New Jersey.

 

 

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