Toronto Maple Leafs vs Florida Panthers 5-7-23 NHL Analysis, Odds and Best Pick

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Florida Panthers 5/7/23 – The Toronto Maple Leafs will take on the Florida Panthers on the road for Game 3 of their best-of-seven series Sunday night. Florida Panther holds a 2-0 lead. The Maple Leafs have hope to get their chance at redemption, while the Panthers are looking to tighten their grip on this series with another victory here. However, according to NHL betting analysts the Maple Leafs will come out on top of this match.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Florida Panthers

Date & Time: Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 6:30 PM ET

Location: FLA Live Arena Sunrise, FL


Toronto Maple Leafs vs Florida Panthers 5/7/23 Betting Odds

Maple Leafs

Moneyline: -130

Puckline: -1.5 (+175)

Total: 6.5 over (-128)


Moneyline: +118

Puckline: +1.5 (-205)

Total: 6.5 under (+116)

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Florida Panthers Analysis

After their disappointing 3-2 loss against the Panthers in Game 2, Toronto Maple Leafs will look to enjoy more success on the ice. Toronto amassed two minutes in the box during this matchup. Furthermore, they were given three power play opportunities and were successful in scoring one goal during those opportunities. In their loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs, their offensive output was well below par. In the game, they managed to score on 2 of the 37 shots they fired off. Toronto Maple Leafs opponents have taken advantage of 248 power play opportunities and scored 45 times during them. The Maple Leafs have faced 2,420 shots against them this season and boasted an save percentage of 0.909. Toronto has attempted 2,628 shots and boasts an outstanding shooting percentage of 10.6%. At even strength, the Maple Leafs have allowed opponents to score 175 goals while scoring 214 of their own. Toronto has taken advantage of 246 power play opportunities and scored 64 goals from these opportunities, for an efficiency rating of 26.02%. For the season, they have collected 111 points and their points percentage is at 0.677. Toronto Maple Leafs’ scorer count currently stands at 278 with 220 given up. Ilya Samsonov will serve as goaltender in this matchup. Samsonov has seen opponents score 324 goals against him over his NHL career, averaging 2.65 goals against per game on average over his 131 contests as goalkeeper.

Game 2 saw Florida Panthers have one power play opportunity but failed to convert, leading the Panthers to record three goals out of 29 shots at goal attempted. Over the course of this season, the Florida Panthers have amassed 288 goals and 92 points, good enough for an impressive points percentage of 0.561. These teams have allowed 272 goals to be scored during play; 202 at even strength and 70 while they were shorthanded. The Panthers have amassed 225 goals at even strength and 63 with the power play advantage. They have amassed 276 power play opportunities and achieved a 22.83% power play percentage. Florida has attempted 3,019 shots and amassed an effective field goal percentage of 9.54% while permitting their opponents 2,603 attempts. At present, they boast a penalty kill rate of 75.95% on 291 attempts made during power play, and an impressive save percentage of 89.6%. Sergei Bobrovsky will be seen behind the net for this matchup. With an overall career record of 360-207-51 over 642 games played and 57.3% quality start percentage. Bobrovsky has amassed 359 quality starting assignments since entering the NHL.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Florida Panthers Against the Spread

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games. Toronto are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games. Toronto are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games on the road. Toronto are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games when playing on the road against Florida. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida’s last 6 games. Florida are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida’s last 5 games against Toronto. Florida are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home. Florida are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against Toronto.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Florida Panthers Free Pick

The Maple Leafs possess too much talent on offense to continue struggling to score. Florida’s goaltending has been an issue throughout the season and into the first round of playoffs. The Maple Leafs will look to play better on the road and see their offense come alive. While Toronto may trail Florida 2-0 in the playoff series, they did win three out of four regular season meetings against them. NHL betting trends expect Toronto’s offense to have an outstanding game three performance and win it easily.

Free Pick: Toronto Maple Leafs -130