Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes Prediction, 5/14/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston Bruins vs Carolina Hurricanes
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2022
Location: PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Bruins (+110) Hurricanes (-130)
The Boston Bruins are en route to PNC Arena on Saturday where they will attempt to beat the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 7 of their series. The line on this contest has Boston at +110 while Carolina is opening at -130. The total is 6.
The Boston Bruins went home feeling good about their game by earning a 5-2 victory against the Hurricanes in Game 6. Boston accrued 6 penalty mins in this game. The Bruins had a good offensive performance and it was apparent in this victory. They also had 3 opportunities with more players on the ice and were able to score 1 goal. For the outing, they tallied a score on 5 out of the 34 shots they attempted.
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In the matter of their scoring, the Boston Bruins have racked up 253 goals (15th in the league) for the year and have allowed 218. For the year, the have a total of 107 points and their points percentage comes in at .652. Boston comes into the game with 236 power play opportunities and they have scored 50 goals during those chances, giving them a percentage of 21.19%. While at even strength, the Bruins let the opposition score 169 goals while getting 203 of their own. Boston has tried 2,962 shots and is the owner of a shooting percentage of 8.5%. The Bruins have had 2,352 shots taken against them and have a save percentage of .907. Boston Bruins opponents have amassed 262 power play tries (5th in hockey) and have a total of 49 goals in those chances.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Jeremy Swayman. During his career on the ice, Swayman has tallied 33 quality starts and his quality starts rate is .673. His save percentage currently sits at .920 in his 2,992 minutes played. Swayman has seen 1,382 shots against him and has gathered 1,271 saves. Opponents have tallied 111 goals versus Swayman in his professional hockey career and his goals against average per contest is 2.23. He has a record of 30-17-3 and was named the starter in 49 games. Swayman has taken the ice for 51 contests over the course of his professional hockey career.
In Game 6 Carolina had 6 power play opportunities in this outing and scored 1 goal out of those tries. The Hurricanes recorded 2 goals of the 25 shots on goal they pursued.
Carolina has tried 2,798 shots (9th in professional hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 9.90%, while allowing the opposition 2,310 shots. They have accumulated a penalty kill rate of 88.04% on their opponents 276 power play chances, and their save percentage currently sits at 91.3%. They have earned 232 chances on the power play and they have accumulated a power play percentage of 21.98%. The Hurricanes have accumulated 226 goals at even strength and 51 goals (14th in the league) while having a power play advantage. They have granted a total of 200 goals to be scored by of a combination of 167 goals at even strength and 33 goals while they had less men on the ice. Over the course of the season, the Carolina Hurricanes have accumulated 277 goals, 116 points, and a points percentage of .707.
For the opposition you are going to see Antti Raanta in net. Raanta holds a lifetime record of 108-70-24 and has been in net for 226 games. Raanta's quality start percentage sits at 62.4% and he has earned 128 quality starts in his pro career. He has tallied 5,669 saves out of the 6,171 shots tried, which gives him a save percentage of .919. Opponents are averaging 2.46 goals per game and he has surrendered 502 goals in total. He got the starting nod in 205 games and has racked up 12,256 minutes.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Boston (+110)
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