Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
Date and Time: Sunday, May 10, 2019, 7:30 p.m. ET
Location: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Bruins vs. Penguins TV Coverage: NBCSN
Boston Bruins Record and Metrics
Boston has an Offshore sportsbooks record of 40-17-6-3 with just 25 of their 66 games going over the total. The Bruins have gotten the money in nine of their last 10 games with five of their last six games going under the total. Boston has NHL rankings of 17th for goal scoring, second for the power play, second for goals against and 11th for the penalty kill. All Star left wing David Pastrnak has 31 goals while fellow left wing Brad Marchand has 27 goals, 50 assists, and a plus 15.
Pittsburgh Penguins Record and Metrics
Pittsburgh has an Online sportsbooks record of 35-22-7-2 with only 29 of their 66 games staying under the total. The Penguins have won three of their last four games with six of their last nine matchups going over the total. NHL metrics have the Penguins ranked fifth for goal scoring, fourth for the power play, 19th for goals against and 17th for the penalty kill. As per usual Sidney Crosby leads with 30 goals, 56 assists, and a plus 24.
Boston has been a strong betting value on the road with eight wins in their last ten away matchups. Three of the Bruins last five road tilts have gone under the total. Boston’s road record for the season is 15-10-4-2 with only 10 of their 31 away matchups going over the total.
Pittsburgh remains one of the more reliable plays on home ice with 13 payouts in their last 19 games at PPG Paints Arena. Four of the Penguins last six home matchups have gone under the total. Overall Pittsburgh has a home record of 18-12-2 with 19 of their 32 home ice matchups going under the total.
Head to Head Series
So far this season the home team has won both previous meetings between the Penguins and Bruins. Pittsburgh scored a 5-3 home win over the Bruins on December 14, 2018 while Boston prevailed 2-1 over the Penguins on November 23, 2018 at TD Garden. Overall the Bruins have had the recent advantage at the payout window over the Penguins with 14 payouts in the last 20 meetings in this rivalry. Nine of the last ten between these teams have gone over the total. However, the one place where Pittsburgh has had success head to head with Boston is at PPG Paints Arena. The Penguins have gotten the money in their last four games on home ice with the Bruins. All four of those games also went over the total.
Bruins vs. Penguins Betting Odds Free Picks
Home ice has loomed large in this head to head series and the Penguins are a strong team at PPG Paints Arena. Adding to the Pens appeal is the fact that they have no margin for error and should be fully engaged on that home ice against a quality opponent in one of the biggest games of the year. Beyond all of that Sidney Crosby is a proven leader and champion. Not to mention the best player on the ice in this game!
Bruins vs. Penguins Betting Pick: Bet the Pittsburgh Penguins
Bruins vs. Penguins Score Prediction: Penguins 4, Bruins 2