Hurricanes vs. Panthers Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Panthers as –169 money line favorites over the Hurricanes, while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Carolina is 10-18-5 overall and 4-9-3 on the road, while Florida enters the day with a 17-9-6 overall record and is 7-2-5 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Panthers opened as –180 money line favorites but their odds have dropped rather significantly, while the Hurricanes opened as +163 money line underdogs and are now down to +156 on the ML. The over/under total hasn’t moved since opening at 5.5 goals.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 2,500-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 66% 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 the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams in Florida and 4-1 in the Hurricanes’ last five games overall. The over is also 4-1 in the Canes’ last five games as an underdog and 7-2-1 in their last 10 games versus the Southeast. The over is 4-1-1 in Carolina’s last six road games and 3-0-1 in Florida’s last four games playing on one day of rest.
SUNDAY NHL FREE PICK: HURRICANES/PANTHERS OVER 5.5