Panthers vs Bruins Game 2 Prediction NHL Picks 5/8

Panthers vs Bruins Game 2 Prediction NHL Picks 5/8

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Preview: Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins Prediction

 

Florida Panthers

Preview

The Florida Panthers host the Boston Bruins in Game 2 of the second round at Amerant Bank Arena. Here's a preview of the matchup, featuring player stats, recent team performances, and predictions for the game scheduled on May 8, 2024, at 4:30 PM.

Team Overview

The Panthers, led by Sam Reinhart and Sergei Bobrovsky, look to bounce back after a tough loss in Game 1. With strong offensive capabilities and solid goaltending, they aim to even the series on home ice.

Goaltender Comparison

Name Wins L OTL SO GA/G SV%
S. Bobrovsky 36 17 4 6 2.37 .915
A. Stolarz 16 7 2 2 2.03 .925

Scoring Leaders

Sam Reinhart leads the Panthers in points with 94, including 57 goals.

Injury Report

  • Sam Bennett (C) - Day-To-Day (Expected return: May 8)
  • Ryan Lomberg (LW) - Day-To-Day (Expected return: May 7)
  • Aaron Ekblad (D) - Day-To-Day (Expected return: May 7)
  • Oliver Ekman-Larsson (D) - Day-To-Day (Expected return: May 7)
  • Aleksander Barkov (C) - Day-To-Day (Expected return: May 7)

Team Stats

Category Value
GF/G 3.23
GA/G 2.42

Recent Performances

The Panthers lost their last game against the Boston Bruins and aim to respond with a strong performance in Game 2.

 

Boston Bruins

Preview

The Boston Bruins visit the Florida Panthers in Game 2 of the second round at Amerant Bank Arena. Here's a preview of the matchup, featuring player stats, recent team performances, and predictions for the game scheduled on May 8, 2024, at 4:30 PM.

Team Overview

The Bruins, led by David Pastrnak and Jeremy Swayman, aim to build on their Game 1 victory and take a commanding lead in the series. With a balanced attack and solid goaltending, they look to continue their success on the road.

Goaltender Comparison

Name Wins L OTL SO GA/G SV%
J. Swayman 25 10 8 3 2.53 .916
L. Ullmark 22 10 7 2 2.58 .915

Scoring Leaders

David Pastrnak leads the Bruins in points with 110, including 47 goals.

Injury Report

  • Danton Heinen (LW) - Day-To-Day (Expected return: May 8)
  • Brandon Carlo (D) - Day-To-Day (Expected return: May 7)
  • Andrew Peeke (D) - OUT (Expected return: May 15)
  • Matthew Poitras (C) - OUT (Expected return: Sep 15)
  • Milan Lucic (LW) - OUT (Expected return: Sep 15)

Team Stats

Category Value
GF/G 3.21
GA/G 2.70

Recent Performances

The Bruins won their last game against the Florida Panthers and aim to continue their success on the road in Game 2.

 

Prediction

The matchup between the Florida Panthers and the Boston Bruins is predicted to be tightly contested, with both teams boasting strong defensive play and goaltending. With an over/under line set at 5.5 goals, the prediction leans towards the under due to the defensive prowess of both teams and the potential for a closely fought, low-scoring affair. Expect solid goaltending and disciplined defensive play to be the key factors in determining the outcome of this game.

 

Pick: Under 5.5 goals

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