Boston Bruins vs. Florida Panthers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/14/2024]

Boston Bruins vs. Florida Panthers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/14/2024]

NHL Playoffs action continues on Tuesday at 7:00PM ET as the Boston Bruins take on the favored Florida Panthers in the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amerant Bank Arena.'s in-depth preview of Tuesday's Bruins vs. Panthers matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Bruins vs. Panthers Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Puck Line

We have used powerful machine learning and statistical analysis to simulate the result of Tuesday's NHL Playoffs matchup between the Bruins and Panthers 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL picks.

Our proven predictive analytics model currently gives the Panthers a 57% chance of beating the Bruins.

According to our model, the Bruins (+1.5) have a 62% chance of covering the puck line, while the over/under total of 5.5 goals has a 52% chance of going over.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs is the National Hockey League's annual elimination tournament to determine the winner of the Stanley Cup.

Sixteen teams, including the Bruins and Panthers, made the 2024 NHL Playoffs, which consists of four rounds: the First Round, Second Round, Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.

Each round is contested as a best-of-seven series, with the first team to four wins moving on to the next round until a champion is crowned.

Bruins vs. Panthers Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Bruins Panthers
Puck Line +1.5 (-150) -1.5 (+130)
Moneyline +185 -215
Total o5.5 (-105) u5.5 (-114)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Bruins vs. Panthers Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, coupled with the latest odds, reveal the top betting picks to make on every game, including Bruins vs. Panthers. Our NHL best bets are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

With a betting edge of 7.8%, a pick from the Bruins vs. Panthers game is featured in today's best bets on Dimers Pro.

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Bruins vs. Panthers Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Bruins vs. Panthers?

According to our model, Boston's David Pastrnak is most likely to score the first goal in Bruins vs. Panthers.

Our projections give Pastrnak an 8.6% chance of scoring the first goal at Amerant Bank Arena, while the Bruins star is a 41.1% chance of registering an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Boston Bruins

Player First Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 8.6%
Jake DeBrusk 5.3%
Justin Brazeau 5.1%
Pavel Zacha 4.0%
Danton Heinen 3.6%

Florida Panthers

Player First Goal Probability
Sam Reinhart 6.6%
Carter Verhaeghe 6.4%
Matthew Tkachuk 6.1%
Aleksander Barkov 6.1%
Sam Bennett 4.0%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Boston Bruins

Player Anytime Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 41.1%
Jake DeBrusk 28.7%
Justin Brazeau 26.7%
Pavel Zacha 21.9%
Morgan Geekie 19.1%

Florida Panthers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Carter Verhaeghe 32.1%
Sam Reinhart 31.1%
Aleksander Barkov 29.0%
Matthew Tkachuk 28.7%
Vladimir Tarasenko 21.5%

Bruins vs. Panthers Game Information

Tuesday's matchup between the Panthers and Bruins in the NHL Playoffs is scheduled to begin at 7:00PM ET.


Our full coverage of the Bruins vs. Panthers includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.


We predict the Panthers, with a 57% win probability, will likely beat the Bruins on Tuesday.

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