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Apr 26, 2021

Bruins vs. Penguins Predictions, Odds, Preview

Apr. 27, 2021
Matt Blunt
NHL Expert
VegasInsider.com

Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Predictions

Score Prediction Penguins 4 Bruins 3

This isn't the same scenario that we had from Washington/NY Islanders over the weekend, as the 1-0 result from Pittsburgh/Boston on Sunday didn't require OT, but since going to the 'over' worked so well in that Caps/Islanders game after the 1-0 game, I see no reason to stray from that line of thinking tonight.

A 1-6 O/U record in the head-to-head meetings could be considered a deterrent, but the one 'over' did finish with a 7-5 score, so it's not like these two teams aren't capable of scoring goals. Boston is on a 5-1-1 O/U run after scoring two or less in their last outing, and off a shutout win this year, Pittsburgh is 1-1 O/U but those two games have finished with an average of 7 goals per game. I'm hoping that average holds true tonight and we get a 3-3 game and let the ML result land where it will.

Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Best Bets

  • Over 5.5
  • Both team totals Over 2.5

The Bruins look to snap a two-game losing streak with a road game against East Division rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins. (AP)

Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Analysis

Pittsburgh currently sits in the first place position of the East Division with a 32-14-3 record. Boston is currently in fourth place of the East Division table with a 27-14-6 record.

  • Venue: PPG Paints Arena
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • Time: 7:00 p.m. ET

Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Form

Boston has lost two games in a row, most recently to Pittsburgh 0-1. Pittsburgh's 1-0 win over Boston is its most recent result as well, winning four straight games - all at home.

Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Head To Head

Pittsburgh won the last meeting 1-0, although neither club has won back-to-back games over the last five meetings. The goal total has gone UNDER 5.5 in four of the last five matchups between both clubs.

Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Game Odds

  • Bruins -110
  • Penguins -110
  • Bruins (+1.5) -275
  • Penguins (-1.5) +225
  • Over 5.5 -115
  • Under 5.5 -105

Odds per BetMGM - Subject to Change


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