Bruins vs Panthers Picks and Prediction – 5/7/2024

By: Cameron Ross |

Last Updated: 05/05/2024 at 9:00 PM ET

Boston Bruins at Florida Panthers 05/06/24 - NHL Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 5/7/2024, 12:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: FLA -175 ; O/U 5.5

The Florida Panthers will host game one of their second round series Monday night against the Boston Bruins. Both teams found success in the first round as each did the work to get to round two. Florida is one of the better teams in all of hockey and will look to continue that trend in game one. Expect a back and forth affair as each team competes to open the series with a win setting themselves up for success later in the series. For more NHL news see our NHL Picks.

Bruins at Panthers Prediction

The Florida Panthers come into round two as a heavy favorite in this matchup as one of the higher seeds in all of hockey. Boston slipped through the first round after blowing a 3-1 series lead before an eventual overtime victory in game seven. Florida is better on both sides of the puck and will control this game start to finish. The Florida offense has been explosive throughout the playoffs and that will continue in game one. Expect for Florida open Round 2 were they convincing home victory Monday night. Final Score Prediction, Florida Panthers win 4-1.

Bruins at Panthers Preview And Odds

The Boston Bruins averaged just over 3.2 goals per game in the regular season but have averaged just 2.5 goals per game in the playoffs. Defensively Boston was top tier as well and have continued that trend in the playoffs allowing just 1.71 goals per game. The Florida Panthers were an above average team in the regular season on the offensive side averaging 3.23 goals on nearly 34 shots per game and have averaged exactly four goals per game in the playoffs. Defensively was Florida’s biggest strength allowing just 2.4 two goals per game but have given up 2.8 goals per game through their five postseason appearances.

Our Free NHL Pick for Florida Panthers vs Boston Bruins

The Florida Panthers are one of the better overall teams in the NHL and have looked great in the postseason. Boston faltered a bit in the first round and it will be a quick turn around coming into Monday. Look for the Panthers to jump out early leading to the win as they claim game 1 at home.

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