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Florida Panthers vs. Washington Capitals – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 5 – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Florida Panthers (58-18-6) have -221 moneyline odds to win when they host the Washington Capitals (44-26-12), who have +179 odds, on Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30 PM ET. Oddsmakers list the Capitals as the underdog in this matchup, giving them +179 moneyline odds against the Panthers (-221).

Panthers vs. Capitals Predictions

Panthers vs. Capitals Betting Odds

Panthers vs Capitals Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Total
Panthers -221 6.5

Panthers vs. Capitals Betting Trends

  • The Panthers have won 74.3% of their games when they’ve been a moneyline favorite this season (55-19).
  • Florida is 26-5 (winning 83.9% of its games) when playing with moneyline odds of -221 or shorter.
  • Based on the moneyline in this matchup, the Panthers’ implied win probability is 68.8%.
  • The Panthers lead the league with 337 total goals (4.1 per game).
  • The Panthers rank 12th in goals against, giving up 242 total goals (3.0 per game) in league action.
  • The Capitals have been made the underdog 28 times this season, and upset their opponent 14 times.
  • Washington has not been a longer moneyline underdog than the +179 odds on them winning this game.
  • With 270 goals (3.3 per game), the Capitals have the league’s 10th-best offense.
  • The Capitals give up 3.0 goals per game (242 in total), 12th in the league.

Panthers vs. Capitals Over/Under Trends

  • Florida and its opponent have combined to outscore Tuesday’s total (6.5 goals) 51 times this season.
  • So far this season, 44 games Washington has played finished with over 6.5 goals.
  • The total for this game (6.5) is 0.9 less than the combined scoring averages for the Panthers (4.11) and Capitals (3.29).
  • The 5.9 goals per game these two teams allow are 0.6 less than the over/under set for this contest.

Panthers Team Leaders

  • Jonathan Huberdeau: 30 goals and 85 assists
  • Aleksander Barkov Jr.: 39 goals and 49 assists
  • Sam Reinhart: 33 goals and 51 assists
  • Sergei Bobrovsky: 39-7-3 record, .912 save percentage, 137 goals given up

Capitals Team Leaders

  • Alex Ovechkin: 50 goals and 41 assists
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov: 24 goals and 54 assists
  • John Carlson: 17 goals and 54 assists
  • Ilya Samsonov: 23-12-5 record, .896 save percentage, 119 goals allowed

Where To Watch Panthers vs. Capitals

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