Rangers vs Panthers Prediction - NHL Picks 12/29/23

Florida Panthers (20-12-2) vs New York Rangers (24-8-1)

Game Info: Friday, December 29, 2023 at 7:00 pm (Amerant Bank Arena)

Betting Odds: Florida Panthers -127 / New York Rangers +102 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The New York Rangers and Florida Panthers face off on Friday in an NHL showdown at FLA Live Arena. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free  UC Riverside vs UC Irvine prediction.

Rangers Offense Has Confidence

The Rangers are playing really well heading into this game and over the last two games the offense has scored nine goals total. In the last game against the Washington Capitals, the defense gave up only one goals and they ended up winning 5-1. K’Andre Miller has scored two goals and added one assist. The Rangers are averaging 3.39 goals while their defense is giving up 2.69 goals per game. The defense is ranked 6th in the league. In this game the defense is going to need to step up early and really try to slowdown the Panthers. 

Panthers Look for Third Straight Win

The Panthers have won two straight games and they have confidence heading into this game. In the last game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, they gave up two goals in the third period but they still ended up winning by a goal. The Panthers on the season are averaging 2.91 goals while their defense is giving up 2.58 goals per game. The offense is ranked 26th while the defense is ranked 4th. Sam Reinhart has scored 21 goals and added 21 assists so far this season. The Panthers will meet the Canadiens and Coyotes after this one.

Rangers vs Panthers Betting Prediction

Over the last couple of games the Rangers have scored nine goals and they are going to find success scoring early in this game. The Panthers offense isn’t good averaging 2.91 goals per game and they are going to really struggle to get the offense going here. The Panthers are going to struggle to score more than a goal here. The Rangers are going to come away with a comfortable victory here. Back the Rangers on the money line to cash here. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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