Capitals vs. Panthers Game 5 Stanley Cup Playoffs Odds and Preview – May 11th, 2022

The NHL Eastern Conference’s 1-seed hasn’t rolled through the rival Washington Capitals. Florida struggled to get by the Caps in Game 4 on Monday night. Heading into Game 5, the Panthers are a solid -222 favorite. Will Florida win the series’ key matchup? Or will Washington head to D.C. in Game 6 up 3 games to 2?

Nitrobetting is ready to dish out some slick assists to get bets into the back of the net. This time, let’s break down the upcoming 2022 Stanley Cup PLayoffs matchup between the Washington Capitals and the Florida Panthers. Be sure to be on the lookout for updated NHL odds at our online Bitcoin sportsbook before placing your bets.

Capitals vs. Panthers Game 5 Information

  • When: Wednesday, May 11, 2021, 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: FLA Live Arena, Sunrise, FL
  • TV: ESPN2, SN360, TVAS, BSFL, NBCSWA
  • Radio: 106.7 The Fan (Capitals) // AM 560 Sports WQAM (Panthers)
  • Live Stream: NHL Live
  • NHL Betting Odds: Capitals (+181) / Panthers (-222)

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Why Bet on the Washington Capitals?

In this series, D.C. should probably be up 3 games to 1. Washington had every chance to win the last match, but fell to the Panthers in overtime. How good of a chance did the Caps have to win the game? T.J. Oshie opened the scoring with a goal at 7:15 in the first period.

Not only that, but Washington’s Evgeny Kuznetsov gave Washington a 2-1 lead at 9:13 in the third period. Florida scored the tying goal at 17:56 in the third period. The Capitals know how close they were to going up 3-1. They won’t allow Florida the chance to score a late tying goal in Game 5.

Why Bet on the Toronto Maple Leafs?

The Panthers opened the series with a terrible performance. They bounced back with a 5-1 victory over Washington. Then in Game 3, Florida again played awful, falling to the Capitals 1-6. But in Game 4, facing the Caps on D.C.’s ice, Florida came up huge. It’s not often a road team ties a match with around 2 minutes left in the third period.

Back on their ice, the Panthers should have no trouble winning the key Game 5. Florida’s offense is the best in the NHL while Washington goalies have played well, but neither can stand up to the Panthers’ firepower.

Capitals vs. Panthers Betting Trends

  • Capitals are 2-6 in their last 8.
  • Washington is 1-5 in their last 6 games playing on 1 day of rest.
  • Under is 4-1 in Washington’s last 5.
  • Panthers are 47-11 in their last 58 at home.
  • Florida is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
  • Under is 6-1 in Florida’s last 7 playoff games as the chalk.

Capitals vs. Panthers Expert Betting Predictions

Washington and Florida have traded blows in this series. The Caps upset the Panthers at FLA Live Arena in Game 1. Then in Game 2, Florida prevailed with a terrific victory. Game 3 saw Washington dominate the Panthers 6-1. In Game 4, Florida got the overtime win.

Can you think of another NHL Playoff series where two teams are so evenly matched? Not only that, but home ice doesn’t seem to mean anything. So in that respect, the Washington Capitals should prevail. The Caps match up well with Florida and the Panthers won the last match. It’s time for D.C. to counterpunch. Washington takes Game 5.

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