Panthers vs. Capitals Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 6

by | May 12, 2022

The Florida Panthers visit the Washington Capitals in Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs First Round at Capital One Arena on Friday, May 13, beginning at 7:30 PM ET. The Panthers are ahead in the series 3-2. Panthers (-190) at Capitals (+158) appears 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
Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Panthers -190 Capitals +158

Panthers vs. Capitals Game Info

  • Game Day: Friday, May 13, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Arena: Capital One Arena

Computer Predictions for Panthers vs. Capitals

Computer picks for Panthers vs Capitals
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Capitals (+1.5) Over (6.5) Capitals 4 Panthers 3

Panthers vs. Capitals Betting Trends

  • In 81 games as the moneyline favorite this season, Florida has been victorious 59 times.
  • In 45 games with lower than -190 moneyline odds this season, the Panthers have been victorious in 34.
  • The moneyline odds say Florida has a 65.5% chance of winning this game.
  • Florida Panthers Leaders

  • Jonathan Huberdeau is currently one of Florida’s leading contributors (115 total points), having amassed 30 goals and 85 assists.
  • Aleksander Barkov Jr. is contributing with 88 points (39 goals, 49 assists).
  • Sam Reinhart has 84 total points for Florida, with 33 goals and 51 assists.
  • Sergei Bobrovsky has a record of 39-7-3. He has conceded 137 goals (2.7 goals against average) and racked up 1428 saves with a .912 save percentage (26th in the league).
  • Florida Panthers Season Stats

  • The Panthers average 4.1 goals per game, for a total of 337, which leads the NHL.
  • The Panthers are ranked 12th in total goals against, giving up 3.0 goals per game (242 total) in NHL play.
  • The team’s goal differential (+95) leads the NHL this season .
  • 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’ offense has netted 12 shorthanded goals this season (second among all teams).
  • The Panthers rank 16th in the NHL in penalty-kill success rate at 79.5%.
  • The Panthers’ players win 48.2% of their faceoffs to rank 22nd in the NHL.
  • The Panthers connect on 11.0% of their shots, ranking fourth in the NHL.
  • 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 35 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Washington has gone 4-3 when bookmakers have listed them as underdogs of +158 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Capitals have a 38.8% chance to win this game (implied from the moneyline).
  • Washington Capitals Leaders

  • Alex Ovechkin’s 50 goals and 41 assists in 77 games give him 91 points on the season, making him a key part of his team’s offense.
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov has made a big impact for Washington this season with 78 points, thanks to 24 goals and 54 assists.
  • Washington’s John Carlson has 71 points (17 goals, 54 assists) this season.
  • Ilya Samsonov’s record stands at 23-12-5 on the season, giving up 119 goals (3.0 goals against average) and compiling 1026 saves with an .896 save percentage (57th 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 3.0 goals per game, 242 total, which ranks 12th among NHL teams.
  • Their 12th-ranked goal differential is +28.
  • The Capitals have recorded 47 power-play goals this season, which ranks 19th in the NHL (on 256 power-play chances).
  • The Capitals’ power-play conversion rate (18.4%) ranks 24th in the league.
  • The Capitals have scored eight shorthanded goals this season (ninth among NHL teams).
  • The 80.4% of opponent power plays the Capitals kill is the 12th-ranked penalty-kill percentage in the league.
  • The Capitals win 47.1% of their faceoffs. That’s the 30th-ranked figure in the NHL.
  • The Capitals’ collective 10.5% shooting percentage ranks eighth in the league.
  • The Capitals have not had a shutout victory yet this season.
  • Panthers and Capitals Injury Report

    Panthers: Markus Nutivaara: Out (Undisclosed), Jonas Johansson: Out (COVID-19), Mason Marchment: Day To Day (Undisclosed)

    Capitals: Carl Hagelin: Out (Eye), Tom Wilson: Day To Day (Lower Body)

    Betting Tips for Panthers vs. Capitals

    Our best bet is Capitals on the moneyline at 158 and Capitals (+1.5) against the spread after digging through all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will go over the total of 6.5 goals.

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