Boston Bruins vs Florida Panthers Prediction, Pick and Preview, October 17 (10/17): NHL
- Lm Tipster
- Oct 17, 2022, 3:33:04 AM
|Time||7:00 p.m. EST|
|Bruins money line||+115|
|Bruins spread||+1.5 (-220)|
|Panthers money line||-135|
|Panthers spread||-1.5 (+190)|
|Over / under||6.5|
2021-2022 season stats
|Boston Bruins||Florida Panthers|
|Home / road record||1-0||2-0|
|Goals per game||5.50||3.50|
|Goals allowed per game||2.50||2.00|
|Shots per game||36.0||36.5|
|Shots allowed per game||29.5||30.00|
|Over / under record||2-0||1-1-1|
The Boston Bruins will host the Florida Panthers on Monday. These teams met 3 times last season and the Bruins won 2 of those 3 games.
The Bruins have won their first 2 games and are 1-0 at home so far. Last season, Boston had a 47-24-5 record overall ranking 4th in the Atlantic Division. The Bruins were 27-15-2 in conference play. Boston ranked eighth in the Eastern Conference recording 8.4 points per game, averaging 3.1 goals and 5.3 assists.
AJ Greer leads the Bruins with 2 goals and David Krejci has 4 points. David Pastrnak3 assists over the last 2 games for Boston.
In their last 10 games the Bruins are 6-4, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.2 assists, 4.9 penalties and 12.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.
The Panthers made it to the playoffs last season but were swept by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Conference 2nd round. They ended up with a 58-18-6 record overall ranking 1st in the Atlantic Division. The Panthers were 41-18 in Eastern Conference games and led the Eastern Conference shooting 11.1% while averaging 4.1 goals on 37.6 shots per game.
Aleksander Barkov had 39 goals and 49 assists for the Panthers. Carter Verhaeghe has scored eight goals with six assists over the past 10 games.
They struggled offensively in their last series vs Tampa averaging only 1 goal per game, five assists, 4.8 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 4 goals per game.
Florida are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Florida are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Boston.
Florida are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games on the road.
Florida are 4-15 SU in their last 19 games when playing on the road against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston's last 10 games.
Boston are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games against Florida.
Boston are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games at home.
The Bruins have played great offensively so far scoring 6 and 5 goals in the first 2 games but will face the Panthers who have allowed 2 goals per game. Florida has been good as well but they have struggled on the road against the Bruins losing 15 of the last 19 games there. The Bruins are hot right now and it's hard to go against them at home. Take the Bruins.
PICK: Bruins ML (+115)
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