The much-anticipated Stanley Cup Final is poised to commence on Saturday night, featuring an intense showdown between the Florida Panthers and the Vegas Golden Knights at the electrifying T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. These two teams have fought their way through the playoffs, overcoming tough opponents to reach this pinnacle of hockey excellence. The Florida Panthers have been in sensational form, showcasing their offensive firepower. Based on the prevailing Stanley Cup Finals odds 2023, the Florida Panthers will win here.
Florida Panthers vs Vegas Golden Knights Information
Florida Panthers vs Vegas Golden Knights Game 1
Florida Panthers vs Vegas Golden Knights CashBet Wagering Analysis
The Vegas Golden Knights will likely use their talented roster to win this matchup. But the Florida Panthers have a well-packed offense and will be winning in this matchup. The Panthers are likely to dominate the game right from the first moment.
Panthers to easily win
The Florida Panthers have showcased their strength throughout the season, accumulating an impressive record of 42-32-8. Their offensive prowess has been evident, averaging 3.51 goals per game and peppering opposing goaltenders with an impressive 36.8 shots on goal per game. Their power play has been a potent weapon, operating at a formidable 22.8% success rate. Additionally, the Panthers have demonstrated dominance in the face-off circle, winning 48.9% of their draws.
Defensively, the Panthers have held their ground, allowing an average of 3.32 goals per game and limiting opponents to 31.7 shot attempts. Their penalty kill has been effective, operating at a solid 75.9% success rate. Guarding the net, Sergei Bobrovsky has been the dependable presence for the Panthers, boasting a record of 24-20-3 and maintaining a save percentage of .901.
Individually, Matthew Tkachuk has led the Panthers in goal-scoring with 9 goals, while Aleksander Barkov has showcased his playmaking abilities with 10 assists. Brandon Montour has been an offensive force, bombarding opposing goaltenders with 59 shots on goal.
Defensively, the Panthers have been stingy, allowing an average of 2.69 goals per game. They have also excelled in penalty-killing situations, thwarting 71.2% of their opponent’s power plays. Alex Lyon has provided solid backup goaltending, conceding 9 goals on 92 shots faced, while Bobrovsky has yielded 33 goals on 504 shots.
Knights to struggle
The Vegas Golden Knights have emerged as a dominant force in the NHL this season, firmly establishing themselves at the top of the Pacific Division with an impressive record of 51-22-9. Their success can be attributed to a well-rounded and practical approach on both ends of the ice.
Offensively, the Golden Knights have showcased their potency, averaging 3.26 goals per game while consistently generating significant offensive pressure with an average of 31.6 shots on goal. Their power play has been reliable, operating at a solid 20.3% success rate. Furthermore, the Golden Knights have demonstrated their prowess in the face-off circle, winning 52.3% of their draws.
Defensively, the Golden Knights have been resolute, allowing a stingy average of just 2.74 goals per game and limiting their opponents to an average of 30.9 shots. Their penalty kill has been particularly strong, operating at an impressive 77.4% success rate. Adin Hill has been the expected netminder for the Golden Knights, boasting a commendable record of 16-7-1 and maintaining an impressive save percentage of .914.
Individually, William Karlsson has led the Golden Knights in goal-scoring with 10 goals, while Jack Eichel has been the primary playmaker, racking up 12 assists. Jonathan Marchessault has been a constant offensive threat, unleashing an impressive 62 shots on goal.
Defensively, the Golden Knights have been stalwart, allowing an average of 2.65 goals per game. They have also excelled in penalty-killing situations, successfully neutralizing 63% of their opponent’s power plays. Laurent Brossoit has provided solid support in the crease, surrendering 23 goals on 216 shots faced, while Adin Hill has allowed 21 goals on 333 shots.
Florida Panthers vs Vegas Golden Knights Head to Head with Spread
Under is 3-0-2 in Panther’s last 5 Saturday games.
Under is 5-0 in Panther’s last 5 road games.
The Panthers are 6-0 in their last 6 when their opponent allows 2 goals or less in their previous game.
The Panthers are 11-1 in their last 12 vs. a team with a winning record.
Under is 8-1 in Panther’s last 9 overall.
Golden Knights are 0-4 in their last 4 Stanley Cup Finals games.
Golden Knights are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference.
Golden Knights are 5-1 in their last 6 games playing on 3 or more days rest.
Golden Knights are 4-1 in their last 5 games following a win.
Golden Knights are 13-4 in their last 17 vs. Atlantic.
Florida Panthers vs Vegas Golden Knights CashBet Free Pick
This game will be a thrilling showcase of offensive prowess, with both teams boasting potent scoring abilities. Fans can anticipate a fast-paced and action-packed contest brimming with goals and excitement. According to the latest Stanley Cup playoffs betting odds, the Florida Panthers are favored to emerge victorious in Game 1.
Florida Panthers vs Vegas Golden Knights CashBet Best Bet: Florida Panthers.
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