Florida
Panthers
Stadium BB&T Center
35-26-8 Overall | 11-8-2 ATLANTIC 4th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Panthers231228 21.13%
Schedule
Regular season
Sun  3/1
vs
Flames
L0-3
Thu  3/5
vs
Bruins
L / OT1-2
Sat  3/7
vs
Canadiens
W4-1
Mon  3/9
@
Blues
W2-1
Thu  3/12
@
Stars
POSTPONED
Sat  3/14
vs
Devils
POSTPONED
Mon  3/16
@
Red Wings
POSTPONED
Tue  3/17
@
Jets
POSTPONED
Thu  3/19
vs
Sabres
POSTPONED
Sat  3/21
vs
Blues
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 68 games, their expected win percentage is 51% based on the money line odds. At 34-26-8 they are in line with these expectations. Money line backers would be down quite a bit (331 units). They are one of the best teams against the spread (35-34) for a 386 profit. Their over-under record is 38-28 with 2 pushes. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Dallas Stars. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

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SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 80/1, 1.2% (#21). Even with the juice, the Panthers are a good betting value. Their 1.6% chance to win the championship (based on simulations) is #15 in the league. They are also a good bet to win the East at 40/1, 2.4%. Their sim chance is 3.2%. They are projected to finish with 94 points and come in under their pre-season futures line of 95.5. Their playoff chances stand at 52.6% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #9 in the East.

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is slightly better than it should be. Their average goal differential is +0.06 which ranks #17 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #15. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #15 ranked team in goal differential in road games, vs #20 in home games. Their average goal differential in their past 7 games is -0.14 which ranks them #18 over this stretch, slightly worse than the season overall.

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Sergei Bobrovsky who is projected to be the #9 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
55 Acciari, Noel C5-1020312/01/1991No College
16 Barkov, Aleksander C6-321009/02/1995No College
72 Bobrovsky, Sergei G6-218709/20/1988No College
9 Boyle, Brian C6-624512/18/1984No College
2 Brown, Josh D6-521701/21/1994No College
10 Connolly, Brett RW6-319205/02/1992No College
63 Dadonov, Evgenii RW5-1118503/12/1989No College
60 Driedger, Chris G6-420505/18/1994No College
5 Ekblad, Aaron D6-421502/07/1996No College
56 Haula, Erik C6-019303/23/1991No College
68 Hoffman, Mike LW6-018211/24/1989No College
11 Huberdeau, Jonathan LW6-120206/04/1993No College
19 Matheson, Mike D6-218802/27/1994No College
13 Pysyk, Mark RW6-119601/11/1992No College
28 Saarela, Aleksi C5-1020001/07/1997No College
7 Sceviour, Colton LW6-019004/20/1989No College
61 Stillman, Riley D6-119603/09/1998No College
6 Stralman, Anton D5-1118608/01/1986No College
14 Toninato, Dominic LW6-219103/09/1994No College
77 Vatrano, Frank RW5-1119703/14/1994No College
71 Wallmark, Lucas C6-017809/05/1995No College
52 Weegar, MacKenzie D6-020001/07/1994No College
3 Yandle, Keith D6-119209/09/1986No College