Looking to win big? The Panthers and Bruins face off at 7:00 ET on TNT. The Bruins are hosting the game at TD Garden in Boston, MA. The Panthers are the -1.5 goal favorites in this Atlantic division matchup against the Bruins. The over/under for the game is set at 5.5 goals.

FLORIDA PANTHERS VS BOSTON BRUINS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Boston Bruins +1.5

This game will be played at TD Garden at 7:00 ET on Friday, May 10th.

WHY BET THE BOSTON BRUINS:

  • With a 1.5 goal advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Panthers to secure a 4-3 victory.
  • Take the Panthers on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Bruins (+1.5)

Will the Panthers Make it Happen on the Road?

Florida heads into this game as the favorite, as they have been in 67 of their 82 games this season. Overall, the Panthers are 52-24-6, which has them in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference and 1st in the Atlantic Division. In their last 10 games, Florida has gone 8-2, and they have won four straight games.

On the road this season, the Panthers have gone 26-11-4, and they have been favored in each of their last five games. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, Florida has gone 33-17, and they are 46-19-2 as the favorite.

Florida enters this game with a puck line record of 41-41, including a road puck line record of 27-14. On the season, the Panthers have an average scoring margin of +.8 goals per game, and they have won 33 games by multiple goals.

Over their last ten road games, the Panthers have gone 6-4 against the puck line. So far, Florida has been the favorite in 67 games, going 29-38 against the puck line in those games. In their last three games, the Panthers have gone 2-1 against the puck line.

This season, Florida's games have an average of 5.7 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.2. The Panthers come in with an over/under performance of 30-49-3.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Florida has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.

The Panthers come into the game scoring an average of 3.2 goals per game, putting them 11th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 2nd in the league. This year, the Panthers have recorded a 38-19 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 10-4 record.

Florida will be looking for a good game from Sam Reinhart who leads the team in scoring with 57 goals, ranking 2nd in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 37 assists so far.

The Bruins defense is currently 10th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.4 shots per game against Boston. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 11th with 5 shutouts.

Goalie Sergei Bobrovsky comes into the game having made 58 starts this season. So far, his record is 36-17 and he has a save percentage of 0.948%.

Can The Bruins Secure a Home Victory?

At home this season, Boston is 24-11-6 and has dropped two straight games. Against the Eastern Conference, the Bruins are 30-20 and have gone 18-8 against Atlantic Division opponents. For the year, Boston is 47-20-15 and sits in 4th place in the Eastern Conference.

Over their last ten games, the Bruins have gone 5-5 and are 2-3 over their previous five contests. Against teams from the East, Boston has been the favorite in 67 of their 82 games and has gone 38-18-11 in those games. As the underdog, the Bruins have gone 9-2-4 this year but have lost their last two games as the favorite.

At home, the Bruins have gone 19-22 against the puck line this year and 2-8 in their last ten games at home. Overall, Boston has gone 39-43 against the puck line, including a record of 31-15 when they win by multiple goals.

So far, the Bruins have gone 26-41 against the puck line when favored and 13-2 as the underdog. In their last ten games, Boston has gone just 4-6 against the puck line.

The average goal total for Boston's games is sitting at 6. The average over/under line for the season is 5.9. The Bruins come in with an over/under record of 37-44-1.

Across their last three road contests, Florida has a 2-1 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 1-2, while averaging 3 goals per game.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Bruins are averaging 3.2 goals per game this season, putting them in the 14th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 21st in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Bruins offense is 15th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 13th in the NHL.

Boston's leading goal scorer is David Pastrnak. So far this season, he has 47 goals, placing him 7th in the NHL. Along with his scoring, he has come up with 63 assists so far.

Defensively, the Bruins come into the season ranked 10th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.4 shots per game against Boston. For the season, they are ranked 11th in shutouts, coming in with 5 shutouts.

Goalie Jeremy Swayman comes into the game having made 43 starts this season. So far, his record is 25-10 and he has a save percentage of 0.776%.