Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes 05/02/2022 – The NHL playoffs have arrived and the best-of-seven series will begin between the Boston Bruins and the Carolina Hurricanes. As the battle for the NHL Eastern Conference takes place, bettors are placing their bets on the top NHL betting websites. The Bruins are up against a tight Hurricanes squad and they will open this game at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. Boston has come a long way this season and they managed to make it to the playoffs. The Hurricanes are expecting a good start to this series at home.
Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes 05/02/2022
When: Monday, May 2, 7:00 PM ET
Where: PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina
Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes 05/02/2022 Betting Odds:
|Boston Bruins||-1.5 (+252)||5.5 o ( -139)||+115|
|Carolina Hurricanes||+1.5 (-298)||5.5 u (+115)||-139|
For the third time in four seasons, the #NHLBruins and Hurricanes will square off in the #StanleyCup Playoffs.
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— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) May 1, 2022
The Boston Bruins finished their regular season with a 51-26-5 record. The Bruins dropped their last game against the Toronto Maple Leafs with a final score of 5-2. David Pastrnak continues to lead the Bruins squad with 40 goals. When it comes to points, Brad Marchand is the lead with 80. Marchand is also the leader in assists with 48. The Bruins are averaging at 3.09 goals per game with their scoring offense and are giving up 266 from the defensive end. Their power play opportunities are closing in at 21.2 percent.
Players to watch: B. Marchand LW (G 32, A 48, PTS 80), D. Pastrnak RW (G 40, A 37, PTS 77), P. Bergeron C (G 25, A 40, PTS 65).
The Hurricanes completed their regular season with a stunning 54-20-8 record on the season. Carolina clinched the Metropolitan division with 116 points. In their last regular-season game, the Hurricanes defeated the New Jersey Devils with a 6-3 final score. The lead scorer with 37 goals and 44 assists is Sebastian Aho. The Hurricanes are scoring an average of 3.38 goals per game and are giving up 2.44 in return. When it comes to their power play, they are closing in at 22.0 percent.
Players to watch: S. Aho C (G 37, A 44, PTS 81), A. Svechnikov RW (G 30, A 39, PTS 69), T. Teravainen LW (G 22, A 43, PTS 65).
Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston’s last 9 games.
Boston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Bruins are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games against Carolina.
Boston are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Carolina.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Carolina’s last 7 games.
Carolina are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Carolina’s last 18 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Carolina’s last 5 games when playing at home against Boston.
Carolina are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Bruins vs Hurricanes Betting Picks
The Hurricanes will have the home advantage in this game and they are all set to take out the Bruins in this series opener. The NHL playoff betting odds are predicting the Bruins as the underdog in this game.
Score Prediction: Hurricanes 3, Bruins 2.