Panthers Vs Capitals: Game 5 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – May 11, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 11, 2022

The Florida Panthers are on their home ice at BB&T Center Wednesday against the Washington Capitals for Game 5 of the NHL Playoffs First Round, beginning at 7:30 PM ET. The series is tied 2-2. The latest betting lines reveal that the Capitals are +190 on the moneyline and the Panthers are -240 to win this matchup. This contest has an over/under set at 6.5 goals.

This article references odds current as of May 11, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET. Browse all the current odds for this contest in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Panthers Vs Capitals Betting Odds

Injury Report as of May 11

Panthers: Mason Marchment: Questionable (Undisclosed), Markus Nutivaara: Out (Lower Body)

Capitals: Tom Wilson: Out (Lower Body), Carl Hagelin: Out (Face), Joe Snively: Out (Wrist)

Computer Picks

Moneyline Pick Panthers
Total Pick Over (6.5)
Spread Pick Panthers (-1.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Panthers Vs Capitals Team Stats

Panthers Avg. (Rank) Capitals Avg. (Rank)
4.12 (1st) Goals Scored 3.3 (10th)
2.95 (12th) Goals Allowed 2.96 (13th)
37.2 (1st) Shots 31.3 (14th)
30.6 (10th) Shots Allowed 29 (6th)

Panthers Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Jonathan Huberdeau 80 30 84 114 222 5 +35
Aleksander Barkov Jr. 67 39 49 88 214 12 +36
Sam Reinhart 78 33 51 84 185 16 +26
Claude Giroux 75 21 43 64 205 5 -6
Anthony Duclair 74 31 27 58 167 9 +18

Capitals Key Players

Name GP GOALS ASST PTS SHOTS PP GOALS PLUS/MINUS
Alex Ovechkin 77 50 41 91 334 16 +8
Evgeny Kuznetsov 79 24 54 78 208 8 +6
John Carlson 78 17 54 71 195 7 +12
Tom Wilson 78 24 28 52 150 4 +13
Conor Sheary 71 19 25 44 129 2 -2

Betting Trends

  • The Panthers have put together a 58-21 record when favored on the moneyline this season.
  • The implied moneyline probability in this matchup gives the Panthers a 70.6% chance to win.
  • The Capitals have been an underdog in 30 games this season, and won 16 (53.3%).
  • The moneyline in this outing implies a 34.5% chance of victory for the Capitals.
  • In 52 games this season, Florida and its opponent have combined for more than 6.5 goals.
  • Washington has played 45 games this season that ended with more than 6.5 goals.
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