Carolina Hurricanes vs. Boston Bruins Series Betting

Hurricanes vs. Bruins NHL Series Betting

Last year the Carolina Hurricanes were the surprise team of the Eastern Conference. Carolina advanced all the way to the Eastern Conference Final as a Cinderella team. Midnight struck, however, against the Buzzsaw known as the Boston Bruins. Indeed, the Killer B’s brought out the broom in a four-game sweep. But Carolina left the handshake line with restored respect for their franchise and renewed passion from their fans. Carolina and Boston will now have a playoff rematch that begins on Tuesday night.

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Carolina Hurricanes vs. Boston Bruins Series Schedule

Game 1: Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 2: Thursday, August 13, 2020, 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 3: Saturday, August 15, 2020, Noon ET, NBC

Game 4: Monday, August 17, 2020, 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 5: Wednesday, August 19, 2020, TBD

Game 6: Thursday, August 20, 2020, TBD

Game 7: Sunday August 23, 2020, TBD

Series Price at

Carolina Hurricanes +142

Boston Bruins -158

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Boston Bruins Series NHL Playoff Wagering Odds Overview

Boston is one of the most public teams on the NHL board with a generational fan base. That is usually baked into the cake of their price as perpetual favorites. Bargain hunters may be intrigued with Carolina’s strong preliminary round performance as well as concerned about how sloppy the Bruins looked in the round robin.

Carolina Hurricanes Synopsis

Carolina swept the New York Rangers in their best of five preliminary round series. Carolina had a regular season record of 38-25-5 with just 33 games over the total. NHL metrics have the Hurricanes ranked 11th for goals scored, eighth for power play, 11th for goals against, and fourth for penalty killing. Carolina is riding a six-game winning streak and went under in all three of their preliminary round games.

Key Carolina Hurricanes: LW Sebastian Aho 3 G, 5 A, 8 PTS, 5 +/-, 1 PPG, 1 PPA, 1 SHG, 30.0 SPCT, D Sami Vatanen 0 G, 3 A, 3 PTS, 1 +/-, 0 PPG, 2 PPA, 0 SHG, 0.0 SPCT, G Petr Mrazek 2-0, 1.50 GAA, .940 SVPCT, 0 SO, G James Reimer 1.00 GAA, .974 SVPCT, 0 SO

Boston Bruins Synopsis

The Bruins showed up to the Hub of Toronto out of sorts and lost all three of their round robin games. Boston had the best record in the Eastern Conference at 44-14-12. NHL metrics have Boston ninth for goals, second for power play, first for goals against, and third for penalty killing.

Key Boston Bruins: RW Chris Wagner 2 G, 0 A, 2 PTS, 0 +/-, 0 PPG, 0 PPA, 0 SHG, 33.3 SPCT, D Charlie McAvoy 1 G, 1 A, 2 PTS, -1 +/-, 0 PPG, 0 PPA, 0 SHG, 11.1 SPCT, G Tuukka Rask 0-2, 2.55 GAA, .917 SVPCT, 0 SO

Carolina Hurricanes and Boston Bruins Against the Spread

The Hurricanes are

5-2 in their last seven games as an underdog

2-4 under the total at plus money

1-8 vs. the line as a dog to Boston

7-1 over the total head to head with the Bruins

The Bruins are

4-6 in their last 10 matchups as chalk

1-6 under the total when laying money

9-1 in their last 10 overall games with the Hurricanes

8-4 over the total head to head with Carolina

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Boston Bruins NHL Playoffs Bookmaker Free Pick

Carolina brings a great price and plenty of momentum. Boston is priced too high, especially against such a quality opponent. Carolina is much more seasoned than one year ago.

Hurricanes vs. Bruins Series Pick: Carolina Hurricanes

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