Florida Panthers vs. New York Rangers Game Preview 11/10/19

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Jonathan Huberdeau, Aleksander Barkov, and the Florida Panthers are set to face off against Artemi Panarin, Ryan Strome, and the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden in an Eastern Conference showdown. Fox SportsNet Florida will air the matchup, which gets going at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 10.

Florida Panthers vs. New York Rangers Odds

Moneyline odds have not yet been posted for this matchup.

Netting 1.9 units for moneyline bettors, New York is 7-7 straight up (SU) overall in the 2019-20 season. That early-season winning percentage is a welcomed improvement compared to what the team managed during the 2018-19 season (32-50). Among its 14 games this season, six have gone under the total, while six have gone over and none have pushed. So far this year, the team is 4-5 SU at home.

The Rangers have been able to convert on 22.0 percent of their power play opportunities this season, a figure that’s good enough for seventh-best in the league. On the other hand, their penalty kill is ranked 15th overall, and they’ve successfully killed off 81.1 percent of all penalties.

Averaging 34.1 saves per game with a .922 save percentage, Henrik Lundqvist (four wins, four losses) has been the top goalkeeper for the Broadway Blueshirts this season. If head coach David Quinn chooses to rest him, however, New York could turn to Alexandar Georgiev (3-4-4 record, .913 save percentage, 2.87 goals against average).

Over on the other bench, Florida is 7-9 straight up (SU) and has lost 1.4 units for bettors taking the moneyline this year. A total of 10 of its outings have gone over the total, while four have gone under the total and just one has pushed. As the away team, the Panthers are 4-6 SU so far.

The Panthers have scored on 22.0 percent of their power play chances this year, a figure that’s good enough for seventh-best in the NHL. On the other hand, its penalty kill unit is ranked seventh overall and it’s successfully killed off 86.4 percent of all penalties.

Sergei Bobrovsky (23.5 saves per game) has been the primary choice in the net for Florida. Bobrovsky owns a 6-8-4 record, and has registered a .884 save percentage and 3.39 goals against average this year.

Florida Panthers at New York Rangers Free Picks

Free Pick: SU Winner – Panthers, O/U – Over

Betting Notes

  • The Rangers are 3-3 SU when they serve more penalty minutes than their opponent while the Panthers are 3-2 SU in games where they spend more time in the box than their opponent.
  • After posting a 3-7 record in games decided by a shootout last year, Florida is off to a 1-3 start in shootouts this season. New York was 6-5 in shootouts last year and has yet to participate in one this time around.
  • The under has hit in four of New York’s last five games.
  • Florida skaters have averaged 8.8 giveaways over its last five home games, an improvement from its season average of 12.0 giveaways per game (ranked 26th in the league).