Senators vs Panthers Picks and Prediction – 4/9/2024

By: Cameron Ross |

Last Updated: 04/08/2024 at 2:47 PM ET

Ottawa Senators at Florida Panthers 04/09/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/9/2024, 11:00 PM UTC
Latest Odds: FLA -225 ; O/U 6

The Ottawa Senators will be on the road Tuesday night with a game in Florida against the Florida Panthers. Ottawa has just 34 wins on the year riding a three-game losing streak into this matchup. Offensively Ottawa has fared well enough this season averaging 3.1 three goals on 32.1 shots per game. Defensively is where the Senators have been atrocious allowing 3.5 goals on nearly 30 shots per game period for other NHL see our NHL Picks.

Anton Forsberg struggled immensely in the net for Ottawa in their last game giving up three goals on nine shots to post a .667 save percentage in just over 16.5 minutes on the ice. Joonas Korpisalo came on in relief to give up just one goal on 19 shots in the game. Jake Sanderson and Claude Giroux led the way for the Ottawa offense with one goal and one assist each. Brady Tkachuk chipped in as well with one goal on seven shots.

The Florida Panthers return to their home ice Tuesday night with 48 wins on the year pushing towards the playoff berth. Florida has been an offensive minded team this season averaging 3.2 goals on 33.4 shots. Defensively the Panthers have held their own as well allowing just 2.49 goals on 27.9 shots but gave up three in their most recent loss on the road to Boston.

Sergei Bobrovsky had an off game for Florida last time out giving up three goals on 29 shots in just over 62 minutes on the ice. Florida did get a balanced scoring attack as two different players found the net in the game. Three other Florida Panthers chipped in with at least one assist each.

Our Free NHL Pick for Florida Panthers vs Ottawa Senators

The Florida Panthers are the better team in this matchup, and it will show from the opening minutes on Tuesday. Look for Florida to dominate a lackluster Ottawa team as they push towards the postseason. Take Florida to do the work Tuesday night as they get an easy victory on their home ice. Final Score Prediction, Florida Panthers win and cover 4-1.

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