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Boston Bruins vs Florida Panthers Prediction & Betting Tips 4/6/2024

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Boston Bruins vs Florida Panthers 4/6/24
  • We like the Panthers on the moneyline (-102)
  • The Panthers are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

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Making on a bet on this NHL game featuring the Panthers versus the Bruins? The puck drops at 3:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ABC. The game will be played at TD Garden in Boston, MA.

The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 5.5 goals, and the Bruins are favored by -1.5 vs. the Panthers. Check out BetCoco for Boston Bruins – Florida Panthers odds

Boston Bruins vs Florida Panthers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last five times that the Bruins have hosted the Panthers, they have an above .500 record at 4-1. Against the spread, the Panthers have gone 1-2 vs. the puck line in their last three games vs. the Bruins. Also, the Panthers have gone a perfect 3-0 in the last three times they were on the road vs. the Bruins.

  • Florida has a 2-3 record in their last five road games. In this stretch, they averaged 4 goals per game while allowing 3. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 3-2.
  • Through their last three home games, Boston has an puck line record of just 1-2. However, their overall record was 2-1 while averaging 4 goals per game.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Boston has an puck line mark of 9-1 while going 5-5 straight up.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Florida has an puck line mark of 3-7 while going 4-6 straight up.

Boston Bruins vs Florida Panthers Prediction

When playing on the road this season, the Panthers have gone 26-11-3, and they have been the underdog in 14 games, going 6-5-3 in those games. In the Eastern Conference, Florida is in 4th place and 2nd in the Atlantic Division. Overall, the Panthers have a record of 48-24-5.

Over their last ten games, the Panthers have struggled, going just 3-7. In their last five games, Florida has won just twice, and they have gone 1-2 in their last three games. For the season, the Panthers have been the favorite in 63 games and have gone 42-19-2 in those games.

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 1st in the league. In terms of the Panthers’ offense during power plays, they are 4th in power play goals and 14th in shorthanded goals.

Heading into this matchup vs. Boston, goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has started 55 games in this season. His current record is 34-17, and his save percentage stands at 0.946%.

At home this season, the Bruins have gone 23-9-6, and they have won three straight games. In the Eastern Conference, Boston is in second place, one point behind the Tampa Bay Lightning. Against other teams in the Atlantic Division, the Bruins have gone 17-7 this year.

This season, Boston has been favored in 63 of their 77 games and has gone 36-16-11 in those games. Over their last ten games, the Bruins have gone 7-3, and they have gone 4-1 in their last five games.

The Bruins come into the game scoring an average of 3.3 goals per game, putting them 9th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 19th in the league. Coming into the game, the Bruins have a 18-2 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 25-14.

Goalie Linus Ullmark comes into the game having made 36 starts this season. So far, his record is 20-9 and he has a save percentage of 0.741%.

Even though they are 1.5 goal underdogs, we see the Panthers winning this game by a score of 4-3.

Boston Bruins vs Florida Panthers Betting Tips

  • We like the Panthers on the moneyline (-102)
  • The Panthers are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Boston Bruins Injury Report

  • Milan Lucic – Lower Body/Personal – Out
  • Pat Maroon – Back – Out
  • Derek Forbort – Undisclosed – Out
  • Justin Brazeau – Upper Body – Out
  • Matthew Poitras – Shoulder – Out

Florida Panthers Injury Report

  • Aaron Ekblad – Undisclosed – Out
  • Carter Verhaeghe – Undisclosed – Out

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