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Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes Game 3 NHL Hockey Betting

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes Betting

The year’s NHL hockey betting postseason action continues this Tuesday night with Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. So far, the Bruins have gone up 2-0 in the Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes series but will now have to try to pick up a win in Carolina. Since the Hurricanes are at home here, should players learning how to bet on sports back Carolina this Tuesday evening? Let’s check up on the odds to see what they have to say about tonight’s match.

Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes – Tuesday, May 14th     

When: 8:00 pm ET

Where: PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina

TV: NBC

Stream: NBC Sports, NHL TV

NHL Hockey Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Bruins +1½ (-280) 5½ (EV) EV
Hurricanes -1½ (+240) 5½ (-120) -120
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Boston Bruins         

The Bruins dominated Carolina through the first two games of the series and will be looking to replicate those results on the road tonight. However, tonight’s NHL hockey betting odds are favoring Carolina over Boston here. This is somewhat surprising, given the type of success Carolina has enjoyed this season. And although the Hurricanes have looked pretty good in the lead up to this series, they certainly didn’t look sharp through the first two games. Coming off such lopsided wins, Boston has enough confidence to go out and get this road win tonight. Moreover, the fact that they’re not favored tonight makes taking them straight up all that more alluring.

Players to Watch: Brad Marchand (5 G, 10 A, 15 PTS.), David Krejci (4 G, 8 A, 12 PTS.), and Charlie Coyle (6 G, 6 A, 12 PTS.).

Carolina Hurricanes    

Things are looking bleak for Carolina. Not only did they go 0-2 to kick this series off, they were completely manhandled in those games. And since the conference format was adopted back in 1981, teams that take a 2-0 lead in the conference finals are 30-2 overall in the series. Needless to say, Carolina has the odds stacked against them. However, we did see Carolina fall to 0-2 to Washington in the opening series only to come back and prevail. But at the end of the day, it’s one thing to bounce back in the first round of the playoffs. Bouncing back in the conference finals is another ordeal entirely.

Players to Watch: Jaccob Slavin (0 G, 11 A, 11 PTS.), Sebastian Aho (5 G, 6 A, 11 PTS.), and Teuvo Teravainen (7 G, 3 A, 10 PTS.).

Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games played on a Tuesday
  • Boston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
  • Boston has posted a 29-18 ATS record when playing on the road this season
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of Carolina’s last 5 games against an opponent in the East conference.
  • Carolina are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games at home.
  • Carolina has posted a 25-21 ATS record when playing at home this season

Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes matchup? All things considered, this one is a bit of a tossup. But since they were so dominant in Games 1 and 2, we’re going to stick with Boston here. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 4-1 Boston.