The Florida Panthers are among the most entertaining teams in NHL Betting. More importantly, the Panthers are in Eastern Conference wild card playoff position. On Monday night, Florida has a potentially dangerous game at the Ottawa Senators. The Sens were a playoff contender but have faded down the stretch. But Ottawa has proven capable of beating anyone it faces. Also, the Minnesota Wild will host the Seattle Kraken in a matchup of playoff-bound teams in the Western Conference.
NHL Free Picks – Florida Panthers at Ottawa Senators
Faceoff time at Canadian Tire Center is at 7 p.m. ET.
The Florida Panthers are 36-28-7 straight up and 39-26 over/under the total. Also, Florida is 8th in the Eastern Conference playoff standings. Florida is three points behind the New York Islanders in the Eastern Conference wild card playoff race. Late on, Florida has covered six out of their last eight games. At the same time, the Panthers have gone over the total in five of its previous six matchups.
Florida has NHL rankings of 4th for goals scored and 11th for power play efficiency. In comparison, on defense, the Panthers have NHL rankings of 23rd for goals against and 27th for penalty killing.
First among Florida scorers is Matthew Tkachuk, with 34 goals, 62 assists, 96 points, and a +23. Also, Carter Verhaeghe has 36 goals, 28 assists, 64 points, and a +15.
First goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky has a .904 save percentage and 2.98 goals against average. His record is 24-17-3, with one Betting on the NHL
The Ottawa Senators are 34-32-5 straight up and 33-38 over/under the total. Also, Ottawa is 11th in the Eastern Conference playoff standings. Ottawa is six points behind the Florida Panthers in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Late on, Ottawa has covered one out of their last seven games. At the same time, the Senators have gone over the total in three of its previous five matchups.
Ottawa has NHL rankings of 18th for goals scored and 7th for power play efficiency. In comparison on defense, the Senators have NHL rankings of 19th for goals against and 7th for penalty killing.
First among Ottawa scorers is Tim Stutzle with 35 goals, 43 assists, 78 points, and a -3. Also, Brady Tkachuk has 30 goals, 42 assists, 72 points, and a -12.
First goaltender Cam Talbot has a .905 save percentage and 2.85 goals against average. His record is 15-14-1, with one shutout.
Florida brings good recent form and a road team discount price in this situation.
BetMaker Best Bet: Florida Panthers
NHL Picks Today – Seattle Kraken at Minnesota Wild
Faceoff time at Xcel Energy Center is at 8 p.m. ET with television coverage on ESPN+.
The Seattle Kraken are 39-24-7 straight up and 32-33 over/under the total. Also, Seattle is 7th in the Western Conference playoff standings. The Winnipeg Jets are two points behind the Kraken in the Western Conference playoff race. Late on, Seattle has covered two out of their last three games. While the Kraken has gone over the NHL Betting Picks total in six of its previous seven matchups.
Seattle has NHL rankings of 4th for goals scored and 23rd for power play efficiency. In comparison on defense, the Kraken has NHL rankings of 17th for goals against and 27th for penalty killing.
First among Seattle scorers is Vince Dunn with 13 goals, 44 assists, 57 points, and a +22. Also, Seattle has 13 goals, 44 assists, 57 points, and a +22.
First goaltender Philipp Grubauer has a .892 save percentage and 3.02 goals against average. His record is 13-12-4 with 0 shutouts.
The Minnesota Wild are 41-22-8 straight up and 29-40 over/under the total. Also, Minnesota is 2nd in the Central Division playoff standings. The Colorado Avalanche is two points behind the Minnesota Wild in the Central Division playoff race. Late on, Minnesota has covered three out of their last four games. While the Wild have gone over the NHL Best Picks total in six of its previous seven matchups.
Minnesota has NHL rankings of 24th for goals scored and 13th for power play efficiency. In comparison on defense, the Wild have NHL rankings of 4th for goals against and 14th for penalty killing.
First among Minnesota scorers is Kirill Kaprizov, with 39 goals, 35 assists, 74 points, and a +6. Also, Mats Zuccarello has 22 goals, 41 assists, 63 points, and a +2.
First goaltender Marc Andre Fleury has a .908 save percentage and 2.83 goals against average. His record is 23-13-3 with two shutouts.
Minnesota is in much better form and has a tighter defensive team.
BetMaker Best Bet: Minnesota Wild
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