Panthers vs. Hurricanes Free Pick
RALEIGH, NC (The Spread) – The Florida Panthers are looking for their sixth win in a row when they take on the Carolina Hurricanes, who have won three straight. Florida visits Carolina on Wednesday at 7:05pmET.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Hurriances as –121 money line favorites over the Panthers, while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5 goals. Florida enters play with a 35-23-13 record and is 15-14-5 on the road this year, while Carolina is 29-29-15 overall and 18-13-6 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Hurricanes opened as –120 money line favorites but their odds shifted slightly to -121, while the Panthers' odds opened at +100 and have climbed to +112.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 52% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Panthers. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Florida. According to latest NHL trends, the Panthers are 4-0 in their last 4 overall and are 6-1 in their last 7 vs. a team with a losing record The Hurricanes are 3-8 in their last 11 games as a favorite, 1-4 in their last 5 games as a home favorite and are 1-5 in their last 6 Wednesday games. The Panthers are first in the Southeast Division for a reason. They are on a major roll, not only winning five straight but four straight against Carolina. Florida is led by Tomas Fleischmann, who has 22 goals and 52 points and center Stephen Weiss, who has 34 assists.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: FLORIDA PANTHERS +112