Panthers vs. Avalanche Free Pick
The Florida Panthers look to pile on the goals when they hit the road to face the Colorado Avalanche tonight at 9PM ET.
Florida is 36-19-8 overall, 16-10-4 on the road and 29-22 with the under. Colorado is 32-29-4 overall, 14-14-4 at home and 31-31 with the over/under total. The road team has won four of the last five in this series and these two have hit the over in four of their last seven meetings.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Panthers are favored on the road today, as they are getting odds of -115 to win, while the Avalanche have a money line of +105 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Colorado has gone over in four straight games. Their defense has given up 19 goals in that span. These teams have played five overs in the last eight at Colorado. Goaltender Semyon Varlamaov has been so back for Colorado, allowing 11 goals in his last three games, he was yanked after the first period on Tuesday. Florida is 5-of-20 on their power play over the last five games. In their first meeting on Oct. 27, the Panthers scored three times on the power play against Colorado.
THURSDAY’S NHL FREE PICK: PANTHERS/AVALANCHE OVER 5