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Florida Panthers vs. Washington Capitals – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 3 – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

Game 3 of the NHL Playoffs First Round at Capital One Arena on Saturday, May 7 showcases the Florida Panthers and the Washington Capitals squaring off at 1:00 PM ET. The teams are tied 1-1 in the series. The Panthers are favored (-196) against the Capitals (+164).

Panthers vs. Capitals Predictions

Panthers vs. Capitals Betting Odds

Panthers vs Capitals Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Total
Panthers -196 6.5

Panthers vs. Capitals Betting Trends

  • The Panthers are 56-21 this season when listed as a moneyline favorite.
  • When it has played with moneyline odds of -196 or shorter, Florida is 32-9 (winning 78.0% of the time).
  • The Panthers have a 66.2% chance (based on the moneyline’s implied probability) to win this game.
  • The Panthers’ 337 total goals (4.1 per game on seven assists per outing) lead the league.
  • Defensively, the Panthers are giving up 242 total goals (3.0 per game) to rank 12th in league action.
  • The Capitals have claimed an upset victory in 16, or 51.6%, of the 31 games they have played while the underdog this season.
  • Washington has won two of its three games when it is the underdog by +164 or longer on the moneyline.
  • With 270 goals (3.3 per game), the Capitals have the league’s 10th-best offense.
  • The Capitals have allowed 242 total goals this season (3.0 per game), 12th in the league.

Panthers vs. Capitals Over/Under Trends

  • Florida and its opponent have combined to outscore Saturday’s over/under (6.5 goals) 51 times this season.
  • There have been 44 Washington games with over 6.5 goals this season.
  • The over/under for this game (6.5) is 0.9 less than the combined scoring averages for the Panthers (4.11) and Capitals (3.29).
  • This game’s total is 0.6 more than the 5.9 goals these two teams allow per game combined.

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 allowed

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 conceded

Where To Watch Panthers vs. Capitals

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