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Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals NHL Picks, Predictions and Betting Previews

Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals NHL Picks Predictions and Betting Previews

The NHL postseason games for 2021 have finally arrived after a long and entertaining regular season. Two of the top three teams from the East Division play are all set to open their division series from Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Boston Bruins will take on the Washington Capitals in Game One on their postseason. The Bruins completed their regular season at the third spot on the table. Washington Capitals finished one step ahead of the Bruins and are all set to building on their winning streak. 

Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals

Date: Saturday, May 15, 2021
Time: 7:15 PM ET
Location: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.
TV Coverage: NBC

Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals Betting Odds

Bruins +1.5 (-270) 5.5 o (-111) +104
Capitals -1.5 (+211) 5.5 u (-111) -128
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Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals CashBet Wagering Analysis

Boston Bruins will enter the postseason with a 33-16-7 record. The Bruins were ahead of the Islanders and they look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. Washington Capitals will enter this game with a 36-15-5 record on the season. The Capitals were right behind the Penguins and they enter this game riding a two-game winning streak.

Boston’s Weakness

The Bruins might have completed third, but they still have a weakness against the big teams. Boston Bruins is touching an average of 2.93 goals with their offense and are giving up 2.93 from the defensive end. The Bruins will need to either tighten their defensive game or their offensive strategy to become strong. Out of the last nine games, the Bruins managed to win six. Brad Marchand was the leader in scoring with 29 goals on the regular season.

Washington’s Balance

Unlike the Bruins, the Capitals have a neat balance between their offensive and defensive unit. Washington is reaching an average of 3.36 goals per game with their offense and is giving up just 2.88 from the defensive end. Out of the last 10, the Bruins have won seven in return. Alex Ovechkin took the lead for the Bruins with 24 goals in the regular season. When it came to assists, Nicklas Backstrom took the lead with 38.

Bruins vs. Capitals Mascot Head to Head Handicapping Trends

Boston Bruins are holding an SU of 12-5 in the last seven games played.

The Bruins have witnessed the UNDER cash in four of their last five games on the road.

Washington is holding an SU of 27-11 in the last 38 games on the season.

The Capitals have witnessed the UNDER cash in three of their last four games.

Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals CashBet Free Pick

Boston Bruins will not stand a chance against the mighty Capitals in this game. The best nhl betting websites have predicted the Capitals to win this game and cover the spread with ease. Washington has a better offense and an equally balanced defense to support them against the Bruins.

Bruins vs. Capitals CashBet Best Bet: Washington Capitals.


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