Panthers vs. Senators Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/28/2022
A pair of Eastern Conference clubs, at opposite ends of the standings, face one another on Thursday, April 28 when the first-place Florida Panthers (57-17-6) visit the 13th-place Ottawa Senators (32-41-7). Panthers (-296) at Senators (+235) appears like a mismatch, according to the moneyline odds. Find more below on the Panthers vs. Senators betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.
Panthers vs. Senators Spread and Betting Line
Panthers vs Senators Betting Information
Panthers vs. Senators Game Info
- Game Day: Thursday, April 28, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- Location: Ottawa, Ontario
- Arena: Canadian Tire Centre
Computer Predictions for Panthers vs. Senators
Computer picks for Panthers vs Senators
Panthers 4 Senators 3
Panthers vs. Senators Betting Trends
Florida has been victorious in 54 of the 72 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
In 18 games with shorter than -296 moneyline odds this season, the Panthers have been victorious in 17.
There is a 74.7% chance that Florida wins this contest, per the moneyline.
Florida Panthers Leaders
One of Florida’s top offensives player this season is Jonathan Huberdeau, who has 115 points (30 goals, 85 assists) and plays an average of 19:26 per game.
Through 67 games, Aleksander Barkov Jr. has 39 goals and 49 assists.
Sam Reinhart has 82 total points for Florida, with 32 goals and 50 assists.
In 54 games, Sergei Bobrovsky has a record of 39-7-3. He has conceded 137 goals (2.67 goals against average) and has recorded 1428 saves.
Florida Panthers Season Stats
The Panthers rank first in the NHL with 331 total goals this season, averaging 4.1 per game.
The Panthers are ranked 11th in league play in goals against this season, having allowed 232 total goals (2.9 per game).
The team’s goal differential (+99) leads the NHL this season .
The Panthers’ 63 power-play goals they’ve recorded this season (on 258 power-play chances) are the second-most in the NHL.
The Panthers’ offense is seventh the league with a 24.4% power-play conversion rate.
The Panthers’ 12 shorthanded goals this season rank second.
The Panthers rank 15th in the league in penalty-kill success rate at 79.5%.
With a 48.3% faceoff win rate, the Panthers have the 23rd-ranked rate in the NHL.
The Panthers have an 11.1% shooting percentage as a team, ranking fourth in the league.
The Panthers’ players are still looking for their first shutout win this season. As a team, they are averaging 25.3 hits and 12.1 blocked shots per game.
Senators vs. Panthers Betting Trends
The Senators have been the underdog 65 times this season, and upset their opponent in 23, or 35.4%, of those games.
Ottawa has a record of 1-7 in games when sportsbooks list them +235 or longer on the moneyline.
The moneyline set for this contest implies a 29.9% chance for the Senators to win.
Ottawa Senators Leaders
Brady Tkachuk has scored 29 goals (0.4 per game) and put up 37 assists (0.5 per game), taking 3.6 shots per game and shooting 10.5%. That makes him among the leaders for Ottawa with 66 total points (0.9 per game).
Tim Stuetzle is pivotal for Ottawa’s offense with 57 total points (0.7 per game), including 22 goals and 35 assists through 77 games.
Joshua Norris has 34 goals and 20 assists for Florida.
Anton Forsberg has a 21-17-4 record this season, with a .916 save percentage (11th in the league). In 45 games, he has 1304 saves, and has given up 119 goals (2.8 goals against average).
Ottawa Senators Season Stats
The Senators’ 220 total goals (2.8 per game) rank 26th in the NHL.
The Senators have allowed 3.2 goals per game, 258 total, which ranks 22nd among league teams.
They have a -38 goal differential, which ranks 22nd in the league.
The Senators have recorded 47 power-play goals this season (17th in the NHL) on 236 power-play chances.
The Senators’ power-play conversion rate (19.9%) ranks 20th in the league.
The Senators have scored nine shorthanded goals this season (sixth among NHL squads).
The 80.7% penalty-kill percentage the Senators have registered is the league’s 13th-ranked rate.
The Senators win 47.9% of their faceoffs. That’s the 24th-ranked percentage in the NHL.
The Senators’ collective 9.2% shooting percentage ranks 24th in the league.
The Senators have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 29.7 hits and 14.7 blocked shots per game.
Panthers and Senators Injury Report
Panthers: Aaron Ekblad: Out (Lower-body), Markus Nutivaara: Out (Undisclosed), Jonas Johansson: Out (COVID-19)
Senators: Matt Murray: Out (Neck), Connor Brown: Out For Season (Undisclosed), Shane Pinto: Out (Shoulder), Mathieu Joseph: Out (Undisclosed), Colin White: Out (COVID-19 Protocol)
Betting Tips for Panthers vs. Senators
Our best bet is Panthers on the moneyline at -296 and Senators (+1.5) against the spread after digging through all of the key trends and stats for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will stay under the total of 7 goals.
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