Bruins vs. Hurricanes Prediction

Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes 5/16/19, Prediction & Odds

The Boston Bruins will look to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals tonight with a fourth consecutive victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. Can Boston close out the series on the road as the small favorites?

Game Snapshot

15 Boston Bruins at 16 Carolina Hurricanes

Thursday, May 16, 2019

PNC Arena at 8:08PM ET


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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Bruins are a -115 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Hurricanes are a -105 underdog, while the total is set at 5.5 goals. As of Thursday afternoon, 63 percent of public bets are siding with visiting Boston. Check out our NHL Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Rask guides Bruins to win

Boston earned a 2-1 victory at Carolina Tuesday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals. Chris Wagner gave the Bruins a 1-0 advantage at the 18:39 mark of the second period on his second goal of the postseason with assists going to Joakim Nordstrom and Sean Kuraly. With 13:32 remaining in the second, Brad Marchand scored on the power play off assists from David Krejci and Charlie McAvoy. The Hurricanes scored later in the second, but Tuukka Rask was stellar the rest of the way and recorded 35 saves on 36 shots in the win.

Hurricanes fall short at home

Carolina lost by a 2-1 score at home Tuesday night for its third consecutive defeat in the best-of-7 series. After trailing 2-0 in the second period, the Hurricanes got on the board at the 6:12 mark on a Calvin de Haan goal off assists from Justin Faulk and Sebastian Aho. Carolina was unable to find the equalizer the rest of the way en route to the defeat. Curtis McElhinney suffered the loss in net as he surrendered two goals on 31 shots.

NHL Betting Trends


The Bruins are 6-0 in their last six games. The favorite is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings.


The Hurricanes are 39-19 in their last 58 games overall. Carolina is 3-8 in its last 11 games as an underdog.


Carolina looked a whole lot better in Game 3, but unfortunately for its sake Rask stood on his head to send Boston to another win. Look for the Hurricanes to solve Rask a couple more times here, while McElhinney stays in strong form as the hosts extend their life for at least a couple more days.



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