Panthers vs. Capitals Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 4
Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs First Round will see the Florida Panthers and Washington Capitals meet on Monday, May 9, beginning at 7:00 PM ET. The Capitals are up 2-1. Panthers (-182) at Capitals (+153) looks like a mismatch, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Panthers vs. Capitals betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Panthers vs. Capitals Spread and Betting Line
Panthers vs Capitals Betting Information
Panthers vs. Capitals Game Info
- Game Day: Monday, May 9, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- Location: Washington D.C.
- Arena: Capital One Arena
Computer Predictions for Panthers vs. Capitals
Computer picks for Panthers vs Capitals
Panthers 4 Capitals 3
Panthers vs. Capitals Betting Trends
Through 78 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Florida has won 56 of those games.
In 47 games with shorter than -182 moneyline odds this season, the Panthers have won 36.
The moneyline odds say Florida has a 64.5% chance of winning this game.
Florida Panthers Leaders
Jonathan Huberdeau has been vital to Florida this season, with 115 points in 80 games.
Aleksander Barkov Jr. has 88 points (1.3 per game), scoring 39 goals and adding 49 assists.
Sam Reinhart’s 84 points this season have come via 33 goals and 51 assists.
Sergei Bobrovsky has a record of 39-7-3. He has allowed 137 goals (2.67 goals against average) and racked up 1428 saves.
Florida Panthers Season Stats
The Panthers are the top-scoring squad in the NHL with an average of 4.1 goals per game, resulting in 337 this season.
The Panthers are ranked 12th in total goals against, giving up 3.0 goals per game (242 total) in league action.
Their +95 goal differential is top-ranked in the league.
The Panthers’ 64 power-play goals this season are second-best in the NHL (on 262 power-play chances).
The Panthers have the league’s fifth-best power-play conversion rate at 24.4%.
The Panthers have scored a total of 12 shorthanded goals this season.
The Panthers have the league’s 16th-ranked penalty-kill percentage at 79.5%.
With a 48.2% faceoff win rate, the Panthers have the 22nd-ranked rate in the NHL.
The Panthers have an 11.0% shooting percentage as a team, ranking fourth in the league.
The Panthers have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 25.0 hits and 12.1 blocked shots per game.
Capitals vs. Panthers Betting Trends
This season the Capitals have 17 wins in the 32 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
Washington has gone 4-3 when bookmakers have listed them as underdogs of +153 or longer on the moneyline.
The win probability for the Capitals, implied from the moneyline, is 39.5%.
Washington Capitals Leaders
Alex Ovechkin is a top offensive contributor for his club with 91 points (1.2 per game). He has scored 50 goals and 41 assists in 77 games (playing 20:34 per game).
Washington’s Evgeny Kuznetsov has racked up 78 total points (1.0 per game), with 24 goals and 54 assists.
John Carlson has scored 17 goals and contributed 54 assists for Washington, giving him a point total of 71.
Ilya Samsonov’s record stands at 23-12-5 on the season, allowing 119 goals (3.0 goals against average) and amassing 1026 saves with an .896 save percentage (56th in the league).
Washington Capitals Season Stats
The Capitals’ 270 total goals (3.3 per game) are the 10th-most in the league.
The Capitals have allowed 242 total goals (3.0 per game) to rank 12th.
Their 12th-ranked goal differential is +28.
The Capitals have scored 47 power-play goals this season (19th in the NHL) on 256 power-play chances.
The Capitals have the NHL’s 24th-ranked power-play conversion rate of 18.4%.
The Capitals have scored eight shorthanded goals.
The 80.4% of opponent power plays the Capitals kill is the 12th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
The Capitals have the league’s 30th-ranked faceoff win percentage (47.1%).
The Capitals are shooting 10.5% (eighth in the league).
The Capitals have not had a shutout win yet this season.
Panthers and Capitals Injury Report
Panthers: Markus Nutivaara: Out (Undisclosed), Jonas Johansson: Out (COVID-19)
Capitals: Carl Hagelin: Out (Eye), Tom Wilson: Day To Day (Lower Body)
Betting Tips for Panthers vs. Capitals
Our best bet is Panthers on the moneyline at -182 and Capitals (+1.5) against the spread after looking at all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will go over the total of 6.5 goals.
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