Boston Bruins vs Florida Panthers Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 19 (12/19): NHL
- Lm Tipster
- Dec 20, 2022, 12:55:01 AM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Panthers money line||+140|
|Panthers spread||+1.5 (-170)|
|Bruins money line||-170|
|Bruins spread||-1.5 (+145)|
|Over / under||6|
2021-2022 season stats
|Florida Panthers||Boston Bruins|
|Road / home record||6-4||12-0|
|Goals per game||3.57||4.00|
|Goals allowed per game||3.19||2.24|
|Shots per game||31.3||34.7|
|Shots allowed per game||31.2||30.2|
|Over / under record||12-8-1||11-10|
The Florida Panthers continue on the road and will visit the Boston Bruins at the TD Garden on Tuesday night. These teams already faced each other this season in Florida where the Bruins beat the Panthers 5-3.
The Panthers have lost 4 of their last 5 games and are 5-2-2 at home ranking 5th in the Atlantic Division. In their last game they lost 3-5 against the Blue Jackets on the road. Matthew Tkachuk, Aaron Ekblad and Colin White scored for Florida, and Nick Cousins added two assists. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 18.
Matthew Tkachuk leads the team with 8 goals and 17 assists for the Panthers and has scored eight goals over the first 19 games.
In their last 10 games they are 4-6 and have averaged only 3.4 goals per game, five assists, 4.8 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.
The Bruins have won 8 of their first 9 games and are 12-0 at home so far this season. Boston has a 18-3 record overall and a 4-3 record in Atlantic Division games. The Bruins are seventh in league play serving 12.1 penalty minutes per game.
David Pastrnak has 14 goals and 17 assists for the Bruins. Brad Marchand has three goals and 10 assists over the past 10 games.
In their last 10 games the Bruins are 8-2-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.4 assists, 4.9 penalties and 11.7 penalty minutes while giving up 1.8 goals per game.
Florida are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Florida are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Boston.
Florida are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Florida are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games.
Boston are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games against Florida.
Boston are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games at home.
The Panthers have been playing much better lately and have won 6 of their last 7 games scoring an average of 4.5 goals per game on that strecht but already lost against the Bruins earlier this season at home. The Bruins are having a hell of a season and are the only team undefeated at home with a 12-0 in Boston. The Panthers will be playing on back to back games while the Bruins are well rested and it's really hard to go against them at home. Take the Bruins.
PICK: Bruins ML (-170)
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