Panthers at Canucks 1/13/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions
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Florida Panthers vs. Vancouver Canucks
NHL: 7:00 PM EST
Jan. 13, 2019
Latest Odds : VAN -118 Total 6
The Florida Panthers head to Vancouver on Sunday to take on the Canucks. The Panthers are 17-18-8 on the season and are 6th in the Atlantic. Florida is 4-4-2 over their last ten games and lost in Calgary 4-3 on Friday. The Panthers are riding a five game losing streak and are 9-12-3 on the road.
Roberto Luongo will make his 23rd start in the net for the Panthers. Luongo is 8-10-1 on the season with one shutout. Luongo carries a 3.36 goals against average with 64 goals allowed. The Florida Panthers allow 3.51 goals per game which ranks 28th in the NHL.
The Vancouver Canucks remain at home on Sunday. The Canucks lost 4-3 in overtime to Arizona at home on Thursday and have lost three straight games. Vancouver is 4-5-1 over their last ten games and are 6th in the Pacific. The Canucks are 20-21-5 on the year with a 9-9-2 home record.
Thatcher Demko has been called up from the minors and very well may make the start in this game. Demko carries a 2.44 goals against average with a .922 save percentage in the AHL. The Vancouver Canucks allow 3.15 goals per game which ranks 22nd in the NHL.
Recent Betting Trends:
Panthers are 0-5 in their last 5 overall.
Canucks are 1-5 in their last 6 vs. Atlantic.
Over is 20-8 in Panthers last 28 overall.
Under is 3-1-1 in Canucks last 5 Sunday games.
Free Betting Pick: Vancouver Canucks -118
Florida has lost five straight games and have to play another one on the road on Sunday. The Panthers are 3-7-2 in the last 12 meetings in Vancouver. The Canucks are 5-1 in their last 6 Sunday games. Final Score Prediction: Vancouver wins 4-3.