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Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Betting NHL

Despite the season being only 56 games in length, there is still time to adjust.  Boston and Pittsburgh are the ultimate proof of that fact.  Both the Penguins and Bruins suffered through rough patches.  In fact, they were considered in danger of missing the 2021 NHL Playoffs.  Yet Pittsburgh and Boston found solutions to jumpstart their NHL betting campaigns.  Gamblers and hockey observers think that the Pens and B’s may rate as two of the best in the East Division.  On Sunday, these turnaround artists meet in Pittsburgh.  Accordingly, they could clash again in the playoffs!

Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Information

Date: Sunday, April 25, 2021
Time: 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TV Coverage: NBC

Boston Bruins vs. Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds

Bruins -5½ (-115) -110
Penguins -5½ (-105) -110
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Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins CashBet Wagering Analysis

On this occasion, the national NBC audience gets treated to a pair of power teams.  Pittsburgh and Boston have long brought Bitcoin sportsbook cache as perennial contenders.  Recent performance only serves to enhance that status.  Gambling action will split for this game.  Sharps will prefer the quality road dog Bruins.  Wise Guys believe that is a maximum value opportunity.  By contrast, squares love power home teams like the Penguins.  Such traits meet the comfort zones of casual gamblers that don’t comprehend the value of odds.

Profits Bruin Again for Boston

Late on, the Bruins won four of their last five games.  Only two of their previous six games cleared the total.  Boston’s Betting on NHL record is 25-12-6 with 16-25 under the total.  Overall, NHL metrics show them 15th for goal scoring and 10th for the power play.  Defensively, the Bruins rank 7th for goals against and 2nd for penalty killing.  Boston leads the Rangers by four points for the final East Division playoff spot.

Namely, Taylor Hall was one of the biggest splashes at the trade deadline.  Boston acquired Hall to add scoring potential that became a team weakness.  Hall scored two goals with an assist in his first four games with the Bruins.  In turn, Hall is hoping to get a long-term contract from Boston.  For that to happen, he must contribute to jumpstarting what was a popgun offense.  Brad Marchand leads Boston with 23 goals and 31 assists.

Penguins Remake Themselves for Playoff Push

Pittsburgh has a pro hockey betting record of 28-14-3 with 23-30 under the total.  The Penguins trail first-place Washington by three points in the East Division.  So too, the Penguins won four of their last six games.  Six of their previous eight games cleared the number.  To summarize, Pittsburgh ranks 6th for goal-scoring and 9th for the power play.  Defensively, the Penguins rank 15th for goals against and 26th for penalty killing.

First among Penguins scorers is Sidney Crosby with 17 goals and 33 assists.  Jake Guentzel adds 20 goals and 26 assists.

Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins Against the Spread

Late on, the Bruins have gotten the money in four of their last five hockey betting road matchups.  Six of their last eight away games stayed under the total.  In like manner, the Penguins have won four of their previous five at PPG Paints Arena.  Only two of Pittsburgh’s last ten home games cleared the number.

In this head-to-head series, the Bruins won six of their last nine against the Penguins.  Five of the previous six games between these teams stayed under the total.  However, at Pittsburgh, the Penguins have bossed the cashier’s cage.  Pittsburgh paid gamblers in seven of their last eight at home over Boston.  Three of the previous four between these teams at Pittsburgh stayed under the total.

Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins CashBet Free Pick  

As mentioned earlier, the Bruins struggle at Pittsburgh.  Counter to that is Boston’s impressive NHL gambling results since Taylor Hall arrived.  Boston will get an excellent value price in this game.

Bruins at Penguins CashBet Best Bet: 

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