Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers Player Props, Picks and Predictions – Thursday, Mar. 21

Nov 28, 2023; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Florida Panthers center Sam Reinhart (13) skates during the warmup against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena.
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We have your Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers prop betting and game preview needs covered as the Nashville Predators hit the road to face the Florida Panthers.

The Nashville Predators (40-25-4) are set to clash with the Florida Panthers (45-19-4) in a high-stakes showdown. As the Predators seek to extend their winning streak, the Panthers aim to rebound from recent setbacks and solidify their top standing.

Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers Odds Info

Moneyline: Nashville Predators +148 (BetRivers) / Florida Panthers -180 (BetRivers)

Puck Line: -1.5 – Nashville Predators -175 (BetRivers) / Florida Panthers +140 (BetRivers)

Total: 6.0 – +100 (DraftKings) / -120 (DraftKings)

Game Info

Date: Thursday, Mar. 21

Time: 06:30 PM

Location: Amerant Bank Arena – Sunrise, FL


Nashville Predators Betting Trends

  • On the road this season, the Nashville Predators have 21 wins and 13 losses.
  • As the underdog this season, the Nashville Predators have 18 wins and 19 losses.
  • This season, the Nashville Predators have hit 35 overs and 34 unders.

Florida Panthers Betting Trends

  • At home this season, the Florida Panthers have 21 wins and 12 losses.
  • As the favorite this season, the Florida Panthers have 40 wins and 15 losses.
  • This season, the Florida Panthers have hit 26 overs and 42 unders.

Historic Head-to-Head Stats and Analysis

Over the last two seasons, the Nashville Predators and the Florida Panthers have faced each other three times, with the Predators emerging victorious in two of those encounters. The first game took place on February 18, 2023, where Nashville, playing at home, secured a commanding 7-3 win. The second game, on March 2, 2023, saw the Predators win again, this time as the visiting team, with a tight scoreline of 2-1. The most recent game between the two, on January 22, 2024, ended in a 4-1 victory for the Panthers, with Florida playing as the visitors. In terms of betting statistics, Nashville covered the spread in two of the three games, while Florida covered it once. The over/under betting results show that the total score went over the predicted line once and stayed under twice. Key statistics from these games include the Predators’ strong performance on home ice in the first game and their ability to win as underdogs in the second. The Panthers, on the other hand, demonstrated their capability to dominate on the road in the most recent game, with a significant win as the favorites.

The most recent game on January 22, 2024, saw the Florida Panthers defeat the Nashville Predators with a final score of 4-1. The Panthers, who were the favorites with a closing moneyline of -128, managed to cover the spread of 1.5, and the game resulted in an under, with the total score being 5 against a closing over-under of 5.5. Florida’s victory was characterized by a strong third period where they scored three goals, taking control of the game after a tied second period. The Panthers excelled in blocked shots with 18 and hits with 28, and they converted 25% of their power play opportunities. Nashville struggled on the power play, failing to score despite five chances. The goaltending performance was also notable, with Florida’s Anthony Stolarz saving 26 out of 27 shots for a save percentage of 0.963, while Nashville’s Juuse Saros saved 34 out of 38 shots, ending the game with a save percentage of 0.944.

Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers Predictions

The Nashville Predators head into the matchup with the Florida Panthers riding a wave of momentum, having notched victories in their last three games. The Predators’ recent success can be attributed to the stellar play of left winger Filip Forsberg, who leads the team with 36 goals, and defenseman Roman Josi, whose 52 assists are a testament to his playmaking abilities. Nashville’s offense has been firing on all cylinders, and they’ll look to exploit any defensive weaknesses in the Panthers’ lineup.

On the other side, the Florida Panthers, despite experiencing a minor slump with two consecutive losses, remain one of the most formidable teams in the league. With Sam Reinhart leading the charge with an impressive 48 goals and Matthew Tkachuk setting up plays with 54 assists, the Panthers boast a high-octane offense that can challenge any opponent. However, their recent games have raised questions about their defensive resilience, which the Predators will be eager to test.

This game is not just about the offensive prowess of both teams; it’s also a showcase of goaltending talent, with Nashville’s Juuse Saros and Florida’s Anthony Stolarz expected to be key factors in the outcome. The head-to-head battle between Forsberg and Reinhart, as well as the defensive leadership of Josi and Tkachuk, will be critical matchups to watch. As both teams vie for a crucial win to bolster their playoff positioning, this game promises to be an intense and strategic battle on the ice.

Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers Pick

The Nashville Predators come into this game with a strong momentum, having won their last three games and showcasing a solid performance on the road with a 21-10-3 record. Their ability to win as underdogs, as evidenced in their recent head-to-head matchups against the Panthers, combined with the high-scoring prowess of Filip Forsberg and the defensive leadership of Roman Josi, makes them a compelling pick for the moneyline bet. Despite the Florida Panthers’ impressive season record and offensive threats like Sam Reinhart and Matthew Tkachuk, their recent two-game losing streak and potential defensive vulnerabilities present an opportunity for the Predators to capitalize on.

Considering the odds and recent trends, the Nashville Predators’ moneyline bet offers value. The Predators have shown they can cover the spread against the Panthers and have a winning record on the road, which bodes well for their chances in this matchup. While the Panthers have been strong at home, their recent losses suggest a dip in form that the Predators are well-positioned to exploit. With the Predators’ current form and the Panthers’ recent struggles, the historical head-to-head data that favors Nashville further supports this pick. The Predators’ consistent performance and the Panthers’ need to regain their mental edge make the Nashville moneyline bet the right choice for this game.

The Pick: Nashville Predators +148 (BetRivers)

Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers Player Prop Picks

Here are the players who have hit over their current prop line in at least 7 of their last 10 games.

Nashville Predators

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Luke Evangelista Shots On Goal 1.5 9/10 -166 +130 2.7 2.70
Roman Josi Shots On Goal 2.5 7/10 -166 +130 3.4 3.34
Filip Forsberg Points 0.5 9/10 -166 +130 1.5 1.20
Roman Josi Points 0.5 8/10 -135 +105 1.6 1.56
Jason Zucker Shots On Goal 2.5 7/10 +150 -195 2.7 2.68
Thomas Novak Points 0.5 7/10 +120 -150 0.8 0.80
Gustav Nyquist Assists 0.5 7/10 +170 -220 1.1 1.07
Gustav Nyquist Points 0.5 7/10 -105 -125 1.4 1.37
Filip Forsberg Shots On Goal 3.5 7/10 -115 -115 4.8 4.80
Roman Josi Assists 0.5 7/10 +110 -140 1.0 0.97

Florida Panthers

Player Name Prop Line Over Rate Over Odds Under Odds Last 10 Average Projection
Sam Reinhart Points 0.5 8/10 -195 +150 1.2 1.17
Vladimir Tarasenko Shots On Goal 1.5 8/10 -175 +135 2.0 2.02