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Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes 8/11/20 - NHL Picks & Predictions

Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes Odds & Info

Game Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes
Date & Time Tuesday August 11, 2020, 8:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Scotiabank Arena Scotiabank Arena, 40, Bay Street, South Core, Spadina—Fort York, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2X2, Canada
Latest odds
BOS -135 ; O/U 5.5
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The number 1 team in the NHL looked horrible when they went into the round robin. The Bruins went from being the first team and a lock of a first seed under the original format to a team that had to settle for a 4th ranked seed. All of that is from the fact that the Bruins were starting off very slow and looked horrible.

Boston on the year managed to get 3.24 goals a game scored. The defense for the Bruins allowed a total of 2.39 goals per game. The Bruins on the power play converted at a clip of 25.2% on the year and the penalty kill for Boston killed off 84.2% of the power plays faced.

Carolina is coming in after taking down the Rangers. Granted, the game against the Rangers was not much of a challenge for the Hurricanes who were able to take down the Rangers without even looking challenged. Now, the Hurricanes are going to have a challenge to take on Boston, who was very sloppy in the play since coming back.

The offense for Carolina ended up playing really well and put in a total of 3.19 goals a game. The defense for the Hurricanes allowed only 2.84 goals per game. When getting to the power play the Hurricanes have converted at a clip of 22.3% and the penalty kill for Carolina looked great killing off 84% of the opponents power plays.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Carolina's last 7 games.
  • Carolina are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games.
  • Boston are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.

Free NHL Pick:

Carolina Hurricanes +115

With this game here the Hurricanes are going to rely on their extra few days of rest, but also on their stronger offense compared to what Boston has on the year so far. The Bruins, defense is going to struggle in the game as the Hurricanes have proven to be great at putting out a pressing offense in the games so far. Look for that type of offensive pressure to continue to do great in this series and mainly in the first game here to bring home the win. Final Score Prediction, Carolina Hurricanes win 4-2.

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