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There is an intriguing battle brewing in the Atlantic Division and two of the teams front and center in that division race meet as the Boston Bruins visit the Florida Panthers Monday night.

Shark Bites
  • The Panthers are 15-4 SU in their last 19 games against the Eastern Conference.
  • The total has gone UNDER in four of the Bruins’ last five games.
  • The Bruins are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games versus teams with winning records.

Online shop Bovada is currently offering the Panthers at -115 in moneyline markets while the Bruins are presently -105. As far as the total, OVER 5 goals is currently -130 and UNDER 5 goals is +110.

The Tampa Bay Lightning sit at the top of the Atlantic with 82 points, but the Panthers are right behind with 80 and the Bruins next behind them at 79. The division race is one of the tightest in hockey and Monday’s clash will be pivotal.

The Bruins have won the two other meetings with the Panthers by scorelines of 3-1 earlier this season. Going back further, the B’s have gone 12-2 SU in the past 14 meetings and have gone 12-4 SU in the previous 16 at Sunrise.

Boston has been one of the better road teams all seasons long. Entering Monday’s action, the Bruins have gone 21-7-3 (third best) but have gone just 15-16-4 (21st) in their games on home ice.

The Panthers have gone a bit cold of late and take a two-game losing skid into Monday’s meeting. They’ve lost four of their last five overall and were thumped 5-1 by the Arizona Coyotes in their last contest Saturday.

The Bruins have been a hot wager on the road all season and with their recent dominance of the Panthers, there looks to be a little more value in this spot Monday.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.4-1.8 victory for the Bruins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Boston Bruins vs Florida Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Florida Panthers are 36-21-8 overall while the Boston Bruins are 36-23-7. As for the totals, Florida is 23-29-13 on the OU, and Boston is 30-29-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Florida vs Boston injuries news.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 24-rated Boston Bruins taking on the No. 17-rated Florida Panthers in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Florida Panthers No. 12-ranked offense (2.72 goals per game) against a Boston Bruins defense that ranks No. 19 at 2.73 goals per game allowed. The Panthers powerplay has clicked at a 17.05% rate while the Bruins have a 82.19% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Boston, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Capitals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Capitals at +116 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

In their last action, Florida was a 5-1 loser on the road against the Coyotes. Bettors on Arizona at +123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Boston is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing Florida
  • Florida is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Florida is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida's last 5 games at home
  • Florida is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Tampa Bay, Tuesday, March 8th
Florida home to Ottawa, Thursday, March 10th

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