Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues Matchup 6/3/19

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The Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues are set to battle at the Enterprise Center in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals. NBC will broadcast the matchup, and the opening face-off takes place at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, June 3.

Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues Odds

The moneyline for either team is currently set at an identical -110, and the Over/Under (O/U) is set at 6 goals (-135 money on the under, +115 on the over).

Boston is 63-39 straight up (SU) and has earned moneyline bettors 7.8 units this season. 55 of its games have gone under the total, while 43 have gone over and just four have pushed. This 2018-19 Bruins team is 27-23 SU on the road.

The Bruins’ offense attempted 32.7 shots per game in the regular season, resulting in 3.2 goals per outing (ranked 11th overall in the NHL). In the postseason, the team’s managing an average of 32.8 shots on goal 3.5 goals per game.

After a regular season in which they scored on 27.9 percent of all power-play chances (third-best in the NHL), the Bruins have been able to score on 35.9 percent of their power plays in the postseason.

Averaging 26.2 saves per game with a .921 save percentage, Tuukka Rask (41-25-7) has been the best option in goal for Boston this year. If head coach Bruce Cassidy decides to rest him, however, the team could go with Jaroslav Halak (22-18-4 record, .922 save percentage, 2.34 goals against average).

St. Louis is 58-46 straight up (SU) and has earned 4.1 units for moneyline bettors this season. Through 104 regular season outings, 52 of its games have gone under the total, while 45 have gone over and just seven have pushed. It’s 29-23 SU at home this year.

The Blues have converted on 20.4 percent of their power play opportunities this year, a mark that places it in the top-10 among NHL teams. On the other hand, its penalty kill is ranked ninth overall, and it’s successfully killed off 79.9 percent of all opponent power plays.

Jordan Binnington has stopped 24.2 shots per game as the primary option in the crease for the Blues. Binnington has 37 wins, 17 losses, and three OT losses to his name and has maintained a .919 save percentage and a solid 2.16 goals against average this year.

Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues Betting Predictions

Pick: SU Winner – Blues, O/U – Over

Betting Trends

  • For both of these teams, the over has hit in three of their last five games.
  • Boston’s attempted 32.7 shots per contest overall this season (the second-most in the NHL), and 30.6 in its last five road outings.
  • Over Boston’s last ten games, seven of them have been decided by two or more goals (the team is 7-0 in those games).
  • Boston skaters created 24.3 hits per game last season, while the Blue Notes accounted for 23.1 hits per contest.