Panthers vs. Bruins Prediction & Picks: Line, Spread, Over/Under – NHL Playoffs Second Round Game 6

The Florida Panthers visit the Boston Bruins for Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs Second Round on Friday, May 17, with the puck dropping at 7:00 PM ET on TNT, truTV, and Max. The Panthers are ahead in the series 3-2. The Bruins are underdogs (+120) against the Panthers (-145).

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Ahead of this matchup, here is who we expect to secure the win in Friday’s NHL Playoffs Second Round action.

Panthers vs. Bruins Predictions for Friday

Our computer model for this game predicts a final score of Bruins 4, Panthers 3.

  • Moneyline Pick: Bruins (+120)
  • Total Pick: Over 5.5 (computer predicts 5.8 goals on average)
  • Spread Pick: Bruins (+1.5)

Panthers Splits and Trends

  • The Panthers (52-24-6 overall) have an 11-6-17 record in games that have needed overtime.
  • Florida is 19-8-4 (42 points) in its 31 games decided by one goal.
  • In the 10 games this season the Panthers recorded only one goal, they finished 0-9-1.
  • Florida has taken 13 points from the 10 games this season when it scored two goals (5-2-3 record).
  • The Panthers are 54-9-2 in the 65 games when they have scored at least three goals (to record 110 points).
  • In the 35 games when Florida has capitalized on a single power-play goal, it picked up 58 points after finishing 29-6-0.
  • In the 71 games this season in which it has outshot its opponent, Florida is 45-21-5 (95 points).
  • The Panthers’ opponents have had more shots in 16 games. The Panthers finished 10-5-1 in those matchups (21 points).

Bruins Splits and Trends

  • The Bruins have a 47-20-15 record this season and are 12-16-28 in games that have gone to overtime.
  • In the 35 games Boston has played that were decided by one goal, it racked up 41 points.
  • This season the Bruins recorded just one goal in 16 games and have gone 0-11-5 (five points).
  • Boston has 14 points (5-9-4) when scoring two goals this season.
  • The Bruins have earned 103 points in their 58 games with more than two goals scored.
  • This season, Boston has recorded a lone power-play goal in 35 games has a record of 21-8-6 in those matchups.
  • When outshooting its opponent this season, Boston is 18-3-6 (42 points).
  • The Bruins have been outshot by opponents 62 times this season, and earned 70 points in those games.

Team Stats Comparison

Panthers Rank Panthers AVG Bruins AVG Bruins Rank
11th 3.23 Goals Scored 3.21 13th
1st 2.41 Goals Allowed 2.7 5th
2nd 33.7 Shots 29.3 21st
3rd 27.8 Shots Allowed 30.5 21st
8th 23.51% Power Play % 22.22% 14th
6th 82.47% Penalty Kill % 82.46% 7th

Panthers vs. Bruins Game Time and TV Channel

  • When: Friday, May 17, 2024 at 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT, truTV, and Max
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Max
  • Where: TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts

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