Planning on watching today's Panthers and Bruins game? Catch the action at TD Garden in Boston, MA, as the Bruins hosts this showdown at 6:30 ET on TBS. 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 6:30 ET on Sunday, May 12th.

WHY BET THE BOSTON BRUINS:

  • Even though they are 1.5 goal underdogs, we see the Bruins winning this game by a score of 4-3.
  • We like the Bruins on the moneyline (+126)
  • The Bruins are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Do the Panthers Have a Shot at a Win at Boston?

Florida enters today's game against the Bruins as the favorite. They have an overall record of 52-24-6, which has them in 1st place in the Atlantic Division and 3rd place in the Eastern Conference. On the road, the Panthers have won 26 of their 41 games this year.

Over their last ten games, Florida has gone 8-2, and they have won four straight games. For the year, they have been favored in 67 of their 82 games and have gone 46-19-2 in those games. In their last three games, the Panthers have gone 2-1.

Florida enters the game with a puck line record of 41-41 this year, including going 27-14 against the puck line on the road. Overall, the Panthers have 33 wins by multiple goals this season.

Over their last ten games, the Panthers have gone 5-5 against the puck line, and their average scoring margin this year sits at +.8 goals per contest. In their 67 games as the favorite, Florida has gone 29-38 vs. the puck line.

This season, Florida's games are averaging 5.7 goals per game. Their average over/under line is 6.2. The Panthers currently have an over/under record of 30-49-3.

Florida has played well in their previous three road games, going 2-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 4 goals per game while allowing 3. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 2-1.

On the offensive side, the Panthers are scoring an 3.2 goals per game this season, ranking 11th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 2nd in the league. Florida's offense is currently ranked 6th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 10th in the league.

The leading scorer for Florida's offense is Sam Reinhart. Coming into the game he has 57 goals, ranking 2nd in the NHL. Reinhart also comes into the game with 37 assists.

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.

Entering the game, goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has started 58 games this season. His current record stands at 36-17, and his save percentage is 0.948%.

Will the Boston Defense Show Up at Home?

At home this season, the Bruins have gone 24-11-6, and they have lost their last two games at home. In the Atlantic Division, Boston is in second place and has a record of 18-8. Overall, the Bruins have gone 47-20-15, and in their last ten games, they are 5-5. Against teams from the Eastern Conference, Boston has gone 30-20.

As the underdog, the Bruins have gone 9-2-4 this season and have lost their last two games as the favorite. In their last five games, Boston has gone 2-3, and in their last three games, they have gone 1-2. So far this season, the Bruins have been favored in 67 of their 82 games.

At home this season, Boston has gone just 19-22 against the puck line and is 2-8 in their last ten games at home vs. the puck line. Overall, the Bruins are 39-43 against the puck line this year, including going just 4-6 in their last ten games vs. the puck line.

So far this season, the Bruins have had 31 wins by multiple goals compared to just 16 wins by one goal. In their last ten games, Boston has gone just 1-4 against the puck line, and their average scoring margin for the year is at +.5 goals per game.

For the season, the average number of goals per game in matchups featuring Boston is 6. The season's average over/under line is currently at 5.9. The Bruins come in with an over/under record of 37-44-1.

Across their last three road contests, Florida has been good against the puck line posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 4 goals per game.

Offensively, the Bruins come into the game at 3.2 goals per contest placing 14th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are in 21st position in the league. In terms of the Bruins' offense during power plays, they are 15th in power play goals and 13th in shorthanded goals.

Boston's leading scorer is David Pastrnak. So far, he has 47 goals which is 7th in the NHL. In addition to his goal scoring, Pastrnak has 63 assists this season.

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 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%.