The Florida Panthers and the Boston Bruins will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at TD Banknorth Garden.
Oddsmakers currently have the Bruins listed as 225-moneyline favorites versus the Panthers, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.
Tomas Vokoun stopped 41 shots to lead the Panthers to a 2-0 win over the Bruins at BankAtlantic Center Saturday.
Florida won as a +137 home under while the final score played under the 5.5-goal total.
The Bruins lost to Tampa Bay 4-3 as a -240 favorite on Sunday. The seven goals scored went OVER the posted over/under total (5.5).
Phil Kessel scored his 25th goal of the season for Boston, while Zdeno Chara and Andrew Ference also scored in the loss.
Boston has lost 2 straight games.
Florida most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Rangers are 6-4
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Boston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida’s last 6 games
Florida is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
Florida is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Florida’s last 13 games when playing Boston
Boston is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Boston’s last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Boston’s last 13 games when playing Florida
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games when playing at home against Florida
Florida at NY Rangers, Thursday, February 26
Boston home to Anaheim, Thursday, February 26