|Game||Boston Bruins vs Saint Louis Blues|
|Date & Time||Monday May 27, 2019, 8:00 PM (EDT)|
BOS -149 Total 5.5
The Blues are traveling to Boston to start off the Stanley Cup Finals. However, it is going to be a game that could be very interesting as the Bruins have had quite a few days off after sweeping the Hurricanes from the playoffs. The Blues, though, were a team that had to battle back from a lot of adversity and that really made the difference and could make the difference in this game as well as the Blues are a scrappy team.
With the Bruins, the defense was one of the best in the playoffs in the 4 game series they had against the Hurricanes. Granted, the Bruins were not playing a lot on the offensive side of the puck as well as what they would have liked, but the Bruins defense definitely stepped up to the plate and really helped the team out quite a bit.
On the season the Blues were able to score a total of 2.98 goals a game. The defense for the Blues gave up a total of 2.68 goals a game on the season. When it comes to the power play conversion the Blues have been able to convert at a clip of 21.1%. The penalty kill for the Blues has been able to reach a decent level as well at 81.5% killed.
The Bruins on their part have an offense that has been able to score at a clip of 3.13 goals a game on the year. The Bruins defense has been able to play great defensively by giving up only 2.59 goals a game. The Bruins, though, were really good on the power play converting at 25.9% on the season. When it came to killing off the opponents power plays the Bruins have killed off only 79.9%.
Recent Betting Trends
Blues are 40-42 ATS in the last 82 games.
Blues are 31-19 ATS when playing on the road in the last 50 games.
Bruins are 40-42 ATS in the last 82 games this season.
Bruins are 22-28 ATS when playing at home.
The Bruins have had plenty of time off and that could leave them a little bit rusty coming into this game. However, the Bruins are a team that were able to play great defensively and that could prove to be a problem for the Blues in this game as the Blues offense was kind of suspect at various times on the year so far. Final Score Prediction, Boston Bruins win 3-1.