TheSpread is Pleased to Welcome GTBets as Our Newest Sportsbook Sponsor!

New Players Coming From TheSpread Can Enjoy a 100% Cash Signup Bonus. Click This Link to Join GTBets Now!

NHL Betting News and Notes Monday, June 3

NHL Betting News and Notes Monday, June 3

BOSTON (37-17-0-7, 81 pts.) at PITTSBURGH (44-15-0-1, 89 pts.) - 6/3/2013, 8:05 PM

Top Trends for this game.
PITTSBURGH is 44-16 ATS (+21.6 Units) in all games this season.
PITTSBURGH is 44-16 ATS (+13.3 Units) second half of the season this season.
PITTSBURGH is 17-4 ATS (+11.4 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record this season.
PITTSBURGH is 27-9 ATS (+15.3 Units) when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season over the last 2 seasons.
BOSTON is 151-131 ATS (+286.8 Units) in a road game where where the total is 5.5 since 1996.
BOSTON is 31-14 ATS (+14.2 Units) in road games after a win by 2 goals or more over the last 3 seasons.
BOSTON is 25-13 ATS (+10.8 Units) in road games when playing against a team with a winning record over the last 2 seasons.

Head-to-Head Series History
PITTSBURGH is 8-4 (+3.8 Units) against the spread versus BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
PITTSBURGH is 8-4-0 straight up against BOSTON over the last 3 seasons
8 of 12 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+3.5 Units)

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
Indiana is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami
Miami is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
Miami is 19-4 SU in its last 23 games

Boston at Pittsburgh
Boston: 3-9 SU away off a combined score of 3 goals or less
Pittsburgh: 23-6 SU off an Under

236462 Posts
Administrator has disabled public posting

Re: NHL Betting News and Notes Monday, June 3

Bruins at Penguins: What Bettors Need to Know

Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins (-180, 5.5)

Bruins lead best-of-seven series 1-0.

After losing their composure in the opener of the Eastern Conference final, Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins will look to keep their emotions in check on Monday as they attempt to even the series against the visiting Boston Bruins. Crosby openly questioned the officiating and reigning Hart Trophy winner Evgeni Malkin even dropped the gloves as the top-seeded Penguins suffered a 3-0 setback to the fourth-seeded Bruins on Saturday. "It's tough," said Crosby, who was penalized twice in Game 1. "They're letting a lot go out there, and the more it gets like that, the more it's going to escalate. You can only control and channel that stuff so much."

Tuukka Rask didn't have any trouble channeling his emotions as he turned aside all 29 shots he faced to record his first playoff shutout. David Krejci scored twice to increase his league-leading point total to 19 while Nathan Horton collected a goal and two assists in Saturday's triumph to improve to an NHL-best plus-17.

ABOUT THE BRUINS: Defenseman Andrew Ference didn't wait long to make a statement following a seven-game absence with a lower-body injury. Ference took an aggressive role by skating into the offensive zone before setting up Krejci's first goal at 8:23 of the first period. "Obviously it's nice, and it was very difficult to watch," Ference said of being a bystander. "It's a lot easier when you win and watch but you want to contribute, you want to be a part of it." Boston's defensemen have recorded 31 of the team's 110 points in the playoffs.

ABOUT THE PENGUINS: Tomas Vokoun didn't walk away with a victory in Game 1, but he did nothing the lose his spot as the team's starting goaltender in the eyes of coach Dan Bylsma. "We don't get this win, (but) the win and the loss isn't necessarily an indicator of what we're going to do with the goaltending situation," Bylsma said. Vokoun has posted a 6-2 mark with a 1.98 goals-against average and .937 save percentage since replacing Stanley Cup-winning netminder Marc-Andre Fleury prior to Game 6 of the first-round series versus the New York Islanders.


*Under is 4-0 in the last four meetings.
*Bruins are 23-3 in their last 26 Monday games.
*Penguins are 1-6 in their last seven games following a home loss of three or more goals.


1. Pittsburgh LW Matt Cooke was not subjected to additional punishment from the league following his hit on Boston D Adam McQuaid. Cooke received a five-minute major and a game misconduct after drilling McQuaid from behind at 1:32 of the second period.

2. Krejci is tied with Crosby and Penguins LW Pascal Dupuis with seven goals - one shy of Chicago C Patrick Sharp for the league lead.

3. Both teams went 0-for-4 on the power play in Game 1.

236462 Posts
Administrator has disabled public posting

Re: NHL Betting News and Notes Monday, June 3

2013 NHL Playoffs

Bruins' Game 1 win ended six-game losing streak vs Pittsburgh; Boston won 32 of the 48 faceoffs in opener, their first win in last four visits here. Penguins are 5-2 at home so far in playoffs, with all three wins over Boston (3-1) this season by one goal. Both teams were 0-4 on power play in Game 1; Penguins are now 13-50, Bruins have killed 34 of 41 when a man down. Boston is 4-2 on road in the playoffs; they've won six of last seven games, streak that started with Game 7 win over Leafs, when they trailed 4-1 with 11:00 left. Over is 7-5 in Pitt's playoff games, 6-5-2 in Boston's. Penguins scored four of more goals in all eight of their playoff wins, 3-4-1-0 in their losses.

236462 Posts
Administrator has disabled public posting

Board Info

Board Stats:
Total Topics:
Total Polls:
Total Posts:
Average Posts Per Hour:
User Info:
Total Users:
Newest User:
GTBets Mick
Members Online:
Guests Online:

There are no members online

Forum Legend:


Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.