The Florida Panthers have lost three straight home games for the first time this season and will try to bounce back when they host the Ottawa Senators in FLA Live Arena, Sunrise, FL, on March 3, 2022.
- Florida Panthers vs Ottawa Senators
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 3/3/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: FLA Live Arena, Sunrise, FL
Florida Panthers Stats & Form
The Florida Panthers have fallen to second place in the Atlantic Division and third place in the Eastern Conference after they lost the last three games and are at 35-13-5 record.
The Panthers are coming off a 4-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers. Alexander Barkov scored twice, Anton Lundell produced a goal, and Anthony Duclair had two assists for the Panthers.
The Panthers are leading the league with 4.1 goals per game on 36.8 shots on goal per game which is also the league’s best.
The Panthers have won the last 5 games coming after a three-day rest. They have won 42 of the last 52 games as favorites and 7 of the last 9 games against teams from the Eastern Conference.
Florida has won 47 of the last 65 games against teams with a losing record under 40%. They have won 10 of the last 14 games played on Thursdays.
Florida Panthers News
Joe Thornton and Markus Nutivaara will not suit up for Florida against Ottawa.
Ottawa Senators Stats & Form
The Ottawa Senators are sixth in the Atlantic Division and 12th in the Eastern Conference with a 19-28-5 record. They have lost 4 of the last 5 games, most recently 5-2 against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Ottawa got first-period goals from Tyler Ennis and Zach Sanford, and Matt Murray stopped 17 shots.
The Senators have won the last 4 games following a loss of at least three goals difference. They have also won 5 of the last 6 games after allowing at least 5 goals in the previous game.
The Senators are among the 10 worst defensive teams in the league allowing 3.2 goals per game on 33.6 shots on goal per game.
Offensively, they convert only 16.4% of the power play opportunities which ranks them 28th in the league.
Ottawa Senators News
Chris Tierney, Josh Norris, Drake Batherson, Scott Sabourin and Shane Pinto are out for the Senators.
Florida Panthers vs Ottawa Senators Head-to-Head Stats
The Florida Panthers have won 6 of the last 10 games against Ottawa. The last time they played, the Senators won 8-2.
Eight of the last ten games between these two have finished over 5.5 games.
Florida Panthers vs Ottawa Senators Betting Odds
The Florida Panthers are favorites to defeat Ottawa with the odds at -233 for their win while the odds for the Blue Jackets win are at 445. The draw is set at 470.
The total goals margin is set at 6.5 with -106 for over and -116 for under.
For most of the season, Florida Panthers were on top of the East but with recent losses, they have dropped to fourth place. The game against the Senators is an ideal one to get back on winning track and the Panthers will certainly not miss that opportunity.
Florida is the best scoring team in the league averaging 4.1 goals per game and the Senators will feel that tonight. Florida is winning this one probably putting at least five shots in Ottawa’s net.