Panthers vs. Bruins NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 6: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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The Florida Panthers visit the Boston Bruins for Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round at TD Garden on Friday, May 17, starting at 7:00 PM ET on TNT, truTV, Max, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS. The Panthers are on top 3-2 in the series. Oddsmakers give the Panthers -148 odds on the moneyline in this matchup with the Bruins (+124).

Panthers vs. Bruins Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, May 17, 2024 at 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT, truTV, Max, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS
  • Where: TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts
  • TV Channel: TNT, truTV, Max, SportsNet, CBC, and TVAS
  • Favorite: Panthers (-148)
  • Underdog: Bruins (+124)
  • Over/under: 5.5

Panthers and Bruins Betting Trends

  • In 43 games this season, Florida and its opponent have combined for more than 5.5 goals.
  • Boston has played 43 games this season with more than 5.5 goals.
  • The two teams combine to score 6.4 goals per game, 0.9 more than this game’s total.
  • Opponents of these two teams combine to score 5.1 goals per game, 0.4 fewer than this game’sgame’s over/under.
  • The Panthers are 52-23 when favored on the moneyline this season.
  • This season the Bruins have won nine of the 18 games, or 50.0%, in which they’ve been an underdog.

Panthers Stats & Insights

  • The Panthers’ 3.2 average goals per game add up to 265 total, which makes them the 11th-ranked scoring team in the NHL.
  • On defense, the Panthers are the strongest unit in league action, giving up 198 total goals (just 2.4 per game).
  • Their +67 goal differential is first in the league.
  • The Panthers shoot 9.6% as a team, ranked 23rd-best in the league.
  • The Panthers have shut out opponents eight times. As a team, they are averaging 28.6 hits and 12.7 blocked shots per game this season.
  • In the past 10 contests, the Panthers have claimed 85.0% of the possible points with a 7-3-0 record.
  • They are scoring at a 3.7 goals-per-game average (37 total) during that span.
  • Over on the defensive side, the Panthers have allowed 25 goals (2.5 per game) over those 10 outings.

Bruins Stats & Insights

  • The Bruins’ 263 total goals (3.2 per game) rank 13th in the NHL.
  • The Bruins’ 221 total goals given up (2.7 per game) are the fifth-fewest in the NHL.
  • Their +42 goal differential is 10th-best in the league.
  • The 11% shooting percentage the Bruins have amassed ranks eighth in the league.
  • The Bruins have shut out their opponent five times this season.
  • In their last 10 games, the Bruins have gone 5-4-1 to earn 70.0% of the possible points.
  • They have averaged 2.3 goals per game (23 total) over that span.
  • On the defensive side, the Bruins have allowed 2.4 goals per game (24 total) over those 10 matchups.

Panthers Key Players to Watch

  • Sam Reinhart is currently one of Florida’s top contributors (94 total points), having collected 57 goals and 37 assists.
  • Matthew Tkachuk has 88 points (1.1 per game), scoring 26 goals and adding 62 assists.
  • Sergei Bobrovsky has a record of 36-17-4. He has allowed 135 goals (2.37 goals against average) and racked up 1449 saves.

Panthers Player Props

  • Sam Reinhart Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -175, Under Odds: +135)
  • Sam Reinhart Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: +170, Under Odds: -220)
  • Matthew Tkachuk Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -200, Under Odds: +154)
  • Matthew Tkachuk Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: +114, Under Odds: -145)
  • Aleksander Barkov Jr. Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -200, Under Odds: +154)
  • Aleksander Barkov Jr. Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -105, Under Odds: -125)

Bruins Key Players to Watch

  • David Pastrnak is a top offensive contributor for his team with 110 points (1.3 per game). He has recorded 47 goals and 63 assists in 82 games (playing 19:55 per game).
  • Brad Marchand is a key contributor for Boston, with 67 total points this season. He has scored 29 goals and provided 38 assists in 82 games.
  • Boston’s Jeremy Swayman is 25-10-8 this season, amassing 1179 saves and permitting 108 goals (2.5 goals against average) with a .916 save percentage (ninth-best in the league).

Bruins Player Props

  • David Pastrnak Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: -200, Under Odds: +154)
  • David Pastrnak Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: +120, Under Odds: -150)
  • Charlie Coyle Points Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: +114, Under Odds: -145)
  • Charlie Coyle Assists Prop: 0.50 (Over Odds: +195, Under Odds: -260)

Panthers vs. Bruins Injuries

  • Panthers: Ryan Lomberg: Illness (Questionable)
  • Bruins: Milan Lucic: Personal (Out), Brad Marchand: Upper Body (Questionable), Matthew Poitras: Shoulder (Out)

Panthers vs. Bruins Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Bruins (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (5.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Bruins 4 – Panthers 3

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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