|Game||Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes|
|Date & Time||Tuesday December 3, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)|
TD Garden Boston, MA
BOS -155 O/U 6
The Carolina Hurricanes look for a second straight victory on Tuesday when they visit the Boston Bruins. The Hurricanes improved to 16-10-1 and 33 points with a 3-2 victory on Saturday over the Tampa Bay Lightning. James Reimer stopped 36 shots in net while Jaccob Slavin and Sebastian Aho each scored one goal and assisted on another in the win.
Sebastian Aho leads Carolina in goals scored with 13 while Teuvo Teravainen is the assists leader with 19 and Andrei Svechnikov is the points leader with 29. Petr Mrazek is 11-6-1 in net for the Hurricanes with goals against of 2.68 and .901 saves percentage. Carolina is scoring an average of 3.22 goals per game, while allowing an average of 2.81 per game.
Boston looks for its eighth straight victory when hosting the Hurricanes on Tuesday. The Bruins improved to 19-3-5 and 43 points with a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Canadians on Sunday. David Backes returned from missing close to a month and scored the deciding goal for the Bruins while David Pastrnak scored hit NHL-leading 25th goal for Boston.
David Pastrnak leads Boston in goals scored with 25. Brad Marchand is the leader in assists with 25 and points with 43. Tuukka Rask is 13-2-2 with goals against of 2.10 and saves percentage of .931. Boston is scoring an average of 3.69 goals per game while allowing an average of 2.31 per game.
Recent Betting Trends
- Boston is 7-0 in its last 7
- The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Bruins last 6
- Carolina is 6-3 in its last 9
- The UNDER has cashed in each of the Hurricanes last 5
Expect a low-scoring outcome in this matchup with the Boston Bruins coming out on top. The Bruins have won each of their last 7 games overall and lead the Atlantic division by 12 points. Boston has already earned 43 points after playing just 27 games. Boston goalie Tuukka Rask has the third-best goals against in the NHL at 2.10 and Boston has the NHL’s leading goal scorer in David Pastrnak with 25. Final Score Prediction, Boston Bruins win 3-1.