NHL consultant examines the total tonight in a clash between Florida and Edmonton. Join us in reading his valuable insight on this topic which culminates with a profitable betting system and pick.
NHL Totals Value in Panthers/Oilers Encounter
The Edmonton Oilers will entertain the Florida Panthers tonight at 7:05 PM ET. Our attention will be geared toward the total in this contest. According to the NHL betting odds at BetOnline the posted total in this game is 5.0.
The Florida Panthers will be facing an opponent (Oilers) tonight that has a winning percentage of just .238 this season. Florida has seen ten of thirteen games this season stay under the total when playing against a team with a less than .500 winning percentage. Those thirteen games have seen the teams combine for an average of only 3.9 goals per contest. Florida will go with Roberto Luongo in goal tonight. Luongo has been red-hot over his last four starts by compiling a superb .958 save percentage. Luongo has also seen just five of his seventeen starts on the road this season go over the total.
The Edmonton Oilers will be facing an opponent (Florida) tonight that has a winning percentage of .487 this season. They’ve seen just four of their previous fifteen games go over the total against teams with a less than .500 winning percentage. Edmonton has also gone over the total in only five of their last twenty-three games when facing an opponent from the Eastern Conference.
NHL Totals Betting System
The Florida Panthers enter this nonconference game tonight coming off a 6-5 road win over the Calgary Flames in their previous game. This leads us to a straightforward betting system that we can take advantage of when making our NHL picks for Sunday.
Any team (Florida) which is facing a nonconference opponent (Edmonton), coming off a road game in which both teams scored three goals or more, has seen that team go under the total 191 of 304 tomes (62.8%) during the past five seasons. This exact situation has occurred 61 times this season, and 38 (62.3%) of those games stayed under the total.
Free NHL Picks: Play on Florida and Edmonton to go under the total at BetOnline.