Chicago Blackhawks vs Florida Panthers 3-10-23 NHL Analysis, Picks and Prediction

Chicago Blackhawks vs Florida Panthers 3/10/23 – The Chicago Blackhawks will travel to FLA Live Arena to take on the Florida Panthers. Chicago currently holds a record of 22-37-5 while Orlando boasts an overall record of 32-27-6. These two teams have already met once this season with Chicago emerging victorious. However, the Florida Panthers are predicted to win as favored by the best NHL betting odds.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Florida Panthers

Date & Time: Friday, March 10, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET

Location: FLA Live Arena

Chicago Blackhawks vs Florida Panthers Betting Odds

Blackhawks 

Moneyline: +338

Puckline: +1.5 (+142)

Total: 6.5 over (-115)

Panthers

Moneyline: -390

Puckline: -1.5 (-162)

Total: 6.5 under (+104)

Chicago Blackhawks vs Florida Panthers Analysis

Chicago Blackhawks was an underdog in their previous game against Detroit and lost 4-3. Taylor Raddysh scored twice, Joey Anderson added a goal, and Alex Stalock stopped 37 out of 41 shots he faced. Chicago has struggled offensively this season, ranking last in goals per game and 31st in shots per game. Four of their last six games saw two or fewer goals scored. Defensively and goaltending have both been weak points for Chicago; ranking 26th for goals against per game and 29th in shots against per game respectively. Chicago is currently last in the Central division and looks like finishing last. They have no realistic chance of making the playoffs.

Florida Panthers was a favorite in their last game and they came out on top, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights 2-1. Aleksander Barkov and Ryan Lomberg each scored one goal, while Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 31 out of 32 shots faced. Florida has been on fire recently, scoring four or more goals in four of the last eight games. They rank ninth in goals per game and first in shots per contest, but defense and goaltending have been somewhat average for the Panthers; they rank 23rd for goals against per game and 23rd for shots against per contest. Florida is currently fourth in the Atlantic division and just three points away from snagging one of two Wild Card spots. A six-team race exists between the Islanders, Penguins, Panthers, Senators, Sabres and Capitals to secure these two spots; six points or less separate all seven teams.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Florida Panthers Against the Spread

Chicago are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games. Chicago are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Florida. The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 7 games on the road. Chicago are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida. The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference. Chicago are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida’s last 5 games. Florida are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida’s last 5 games at home. Florida are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago. Florida are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida’s last 5 games played in March.

Chicago Blackhawks vs Florida Panthers Free Pick

The Panthers have been strong at home this season. Chicago is one of the worst teams in the league, while Florida boasts a superior overall roster and will easily prevail in this matchup as per NHL betting lines.

Free Pick: Florida Panthers  -1.5 (-162)