Bruins vs. Hurricanes - 3/10/16 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Carolina Hurricanes (30-26-11) at Boston Bruins (38-23-7)
NHL Hockey: Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm (TD Garden)
The Line: Boston Bruins -205 / Carolina Hurricanes +184 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSS, NESN
The Carolina Hurricanes and Boston Bruins square off Thursday night at the TD Garden.
The Carolina Hurricanes could use a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Carolina Hurricanes are averaging 2.4 goals per game and are scoring on 17.2 percent of their power plays. Jeff Skinner leads Carolina with 25 goals, Jordan Staal has 23 assists and Victor Rask has 129 shots on goal. Defensively, the Carolina Hurricanes are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 83.2 percent of their power play chances. Cam Ward has allowed 101 goals on 1,080 shots faced and Eddie Lack has given up 69 goals on 709 shots. Ward has allowed 13 goals in his last three games.
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The Boston Bruins look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 15 games. The Boston Bruins are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 20.9 percent of their power plays. Brad Marchand leads Boston with 34 goals, Patrice Bergeron has 32 assists and Loui Eriksson has 146 shots on goal. Defensively, the Boston Bruins are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 82.4 percent of their power play chances. Tuukka Rask has allowed 128 goals on 1,574 shots faced and Jonas Gustavsson has given up 45 goals on 535 shots. Rask has allowed eight goals in his last three games.
The Hurricanes are 1-4 in their last 5 road games and 17-40 in their last 57 games following a win. The Bruins are 81-38 in their last 119 vs. a team with a losing record and 13-4 in their last 17 games playing on 1 days rest. The Hurricanes are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings in Boston and 1-6 in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Hurricanes are unbackable right now, especially against the Bruins where they've lost six of their last seven. The Bruins are playing really good hockey right now. Give me the home team by two goals to give the wager more value.