Panthers vs. Hurricanes Stanley Cup Semifinals Game 3: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Panthers vs. Hurricanes Stanley Cup Semifinals Game 3: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

On Monday the Carolina Hurricanes go on the road to play the Florida Panthers in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Semifinals, beginning at 8:00 PM ET on TNT. The Panthers hold a 2-0 lead in the series. The Panthers have -110 odds on the moneyline against the Hurricanes (-109).

Panthers vs. Hurricanes Odds

  • Favorite: Panthers (-110)
  • Underdog: Hurricanes (-109)
  • Over/under: 5.5

When is Panthers vs. Hurricanes and when does it start?

This matchup between the Panthers and Hurricanes will go down on Monday, May 22, 2023. Expect to see the puck drop at 8:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Panthers vs. Hurricanes

The Panthers and Hurricanes will take to the ice at BB&T Center for this matchup on May 22, and if you’d like to catch the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on TNT.

Who Will Win Panthers vs. Hurricanes?

Panthers and Hurricanes Betting Trends

  • Florida and its opponent have gone over 5.5 combined goals in 69 of 96 games this season.
  • Carolina has combined with its opponent to score over 5.5 goals in 45 of 95 games this season.
  • These two teams score 6.7 goals per game combined, 1.2 more than this match’s total.
  • These teams allow 5.9 goals per game combined, 0.4 more than the over/under for this match.
  • The Panthers have been favored on the moneyline 64 times this season, and have gone 34-30 in those games.
  • This season the Hurricanes have won nine of the 17 games, or 52.9%, in which they’ve been an underdog.

Panthers Stats & Insights

  • The Panthers’ 288 goals this season make them the sixth-best scoring team in the NHL.
  • The Panthers are ranked 21st in total goals against, allowing 3.3 goals per game (272 total) in NHL action.
  • The team is ranked 16th in goal differential at +16.
  • The Panthers shoot 9.5% as a team, ranked 22nd-best in the league.
  • The Panthers have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 21.4 hits and 13 blocked shots per game.
  • In their past 10 games, the Panthers are 9-1-0 to earn 95.0% of the possible points.
  • They are scoring at a 3.4 goals-per-game average (34 total) over that stretch.
  • Over on the defensive side, the Panthers have allowed 24 goals (2.4 per game) in those 10 matchups.

Hurricanes Stats & Insights

  • The Hurricanes have scored 262 goals this season (3.2 per game) to rank 15th in the league.
  • The Hurricanes’ 210 total goals given up (2.6 per game) are the second-fewest in the league.
  • Their +52 goal differential is seventh-best in the league.
  • The 9.2% shooting percentage the Hurricanes have amassed ranks 26th in the league.
  • The Hurricanes have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 16.5 hits and 10.2 blocked shots per game.
  • In the last 10 contests, the Hurricanes have claimed 70.0% of the possible points with a 6-2-2 record.
  • They have averaged 3.6 goals per game (36 total) over that span.
  • On the defensive end, the Hurricanes have allowed 2.4 goals per game (24 total) in those 10 matchups.

Panthers Key Players to Watch

  • A leading contributor this season for Florida, Matthew Tkachuk has scored 109 points in 79 games (40 goals and 69 assists).
  • Aleksander Barkov Jr. has 23 goals and 55 assists to total 78 points (1.1 per game).
  • Sergei Bobrovsky has a record of 24-20-3. He has allowed 145 goals (3.07 goals against average) and recorded 1333 saves.

Hurricanes Key Players to Watch

  • Martin Necas is a top offensive contributor for his club with 71 points (0.9 per game). He has scored 28 goals and 43 assists in 82 games (playing 18:24 per game).
  • Carolina’s Sebastian Aho has racked up 68 total points (0.9 per game), with 36 goals and 32 assists.
  • Frederik Andersen’s record stands at 21-11-1 on the season, giving up 82 goals (2.5 goals against average) and collecting 766 saves with a .903 save percentage (24th in the league).

Panthers vs. Hurricanes Injuries

  • Panthers: Patric Hornqvist: Out (Concussion), Spencer Knight: Out (Personal Reasons)
  • Hurricanes: Max Pacioretty: Out (Lower Body), Jake Gardiner: Out (Hip), Ondrej Kase: Out (Concussion), Andrei Svechnikov: Out (Lower Body)

Panthers vs. Hurricanes Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Hurricanes (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (5.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Panthers 4 – Hurricanes 3

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