canada africa partner reservation Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 1 odds, tips and betting trends

Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 1 odds, tips and betting trends


The Florida Panthers take the ice for the first game of the NHL Playoffs Second Round against the Boston Bruins. You can watch the game on Monday at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN.

Florida earned a 6-1 victory at home its last time out on April 29 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Boston won its most recent game 2-1 at home against the Toronto Maple Leafs on May 4.

Ahead of watching this matchup, here’s everything you need to know about Monday’s NHL Playoffs Second Round action.

Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins Odds and Betting Lines

  • Favorite: Panthers (-167)
  • Underdog: Bruins (+139)
  • Over/under: 5.5

Panthers Stats and Trends

  • Florida has won 49 of the 70 games it’s played as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • In 36 games with moneyline odds lower than -167, the Panthers have 25 wins.
  • The moneyline odds imply that Florida has a 62.5% chance of winning this contest.
  • Florida and its opponent have combined to score more than 5.5 goals in 40 of 87 games this season.
  • In their last 10 games, the Panthers have gone 8-1-1 to earn 85.0% of the possible points.
  • They have averaged 3.6 goals per game (36 total) over that stretch.
  • Defensively, the Panthers have given up 21 goals (2.1 per game) in those 10 outings.

Bruins Stats and Trends

  • The Bruins have secured an upset victory in eight, or 57.1%, of the 14 games they have played while the underdog this season.
  • Boston has not been a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +139 odds on them winning this game.
  • Oddsmakers have implied, based on the moneyline for this matchup, that the Bruins have a 41.8% chance to win.
  • So far this season, 44.9% of Boston’s games (40/89) have had more goals than Monday’s over/under of 5.5.
  • In their last 10 games, the Bruins are 5-4-1 to earn 70.0% of the possible points.
  • They have totaled 25 goals over that time.
  • Defensively, the Bruins have allowed 19 goals (1.9 per game) in those 10 outings.

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