The Florida Panthers will be going for their fifth consecutive win when they face the Washington Capitals on Friday night. The Panthers are coming off a 2-1 win over Philadelphia. The Capitals are coming off a 6-3 win over Montreal.
Florida is 7-2-1 in its last 10 games against Washington.
Panthers Trying To Snap Five-Game Road Losing StreakThe Panthers won their last five games, but they’ve struggled on the road this season and dropped their last five games away from home. They will try to put an end to their losing streak with a win over the Capitals, which will give them their sixth win in a row.
🎥 Bennett, Ekblad, Bobrovsky, and Coach Brunette after a hard-fought OT winner. pic.twitter.com/nbq8DNvt3A— Florida Panthers (@FlaPanthers) November 25, 2021
Florida is averaging 3.84 goals per game. They scored two goals on 45 shots in their last game.
Sam Bennett and Aaron Ekblad had a goal and an assist for the Panthers, while Jonathan Huberdeau and Anthony Duclair picked up an assist.
Florida has one of the best defenses in the league, giving up 2.42 goals per game. They gave up one goal in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to win this game.
Sergei Bobrovsky got the goal for the Panthers after saving 32 of 33 shots. He is 9-0-2 in 11 games with a 1.90 GAA and a .940 save percentage.
Capitals Going For Fourth Win In Five GamesThe Capitals followed up their loss to Seattle with a win over the Canadiens in their last game. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Panthers, which will give them their fourth win in their last five games.
"We've got to keep moving forward. We have to keep the train moving down the track and these guys have come up and done an excellent job, there's no doubt about it."— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) November 25, 2021
Head coach Peter Laviolette after tonight's win over the Canadiens.#CapsHabs | @socios pic.twitter.com/gE22m1osdH
Washington is averaging 3.5 goals per game. They scored six goals on 34 shots in their last game.
Nic Dowd and John Carlson had a goal and an assist for the Capitals, while Alex Ovechkin finished with three assists.
Washington has also played well defensively, giving up 2.35 goals per game. They gave up three goals in their last game and will need a better effort if they want to get the win.
Ilya Samsonov got the win for Washington after saving 25 of 28 shots. He is 7-1 in nine games, with a 2.22 GAA and a .920 save percentage.
Best Bets for this Game
Full-Game Side Bet
The Panthers are playing well at the moment, but they’ve struggled on the road, losing their last five games away from home. They struggled defensively in those games, giving up at least three goals per game, and will have a hard time slowing down the Capitals, who scored 17 goals in their last three home games. Even though the Panthers have one of the best offenses in the league, they didn’t play well in their last five road games, scoring more than two goals twice. With the Capitals giving up only seven goals in their last three home games, expect the Panthers to have a hard time scoring against them, so go with the Capitals to get the win.
Full-Game Total Pick
The Panthers are averaging 3.84 goals per game and 2.87 goals per game on the road. They averaged four goals per game in their last three games against the Capitals. With Washington giving up 2.2 goals per game at home, the Panthers will be held under their average in this game. The Capitals are averaging 3.50 goals per game and 3.70 goals per game at home. They averaged 4.33 goals per game in their last three games against the Panthers. With Florida giving up 3.12 goals per game on the road, the Capitals will score enough goals to push the score over the total. The Capitals and Panthers played over the total in seven of their last 10 meetings.