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Boston Bruins vs. Florida Panthers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/8/2024]

Boston Bruins vs. Florida Panthers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/8/2024]

The Florida Panthers and Boston Bruins are scheduled to meet in the NHL Playoffs at Amerant Bank Arena on Wednesday, starting at 7:30PM ET.

Dimers.com's comprehensive preview of Wednesday'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 statistics to simulate the outcome of Wednesday's NHL Playoffs game 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 54% chance of defeating the Bruins.

According to our model, the Bruins (+1.5) have a 68% chance of covering the puck line, while the 5.5-goal over/under has a 51% chance of going over.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs is an elimination tournament in the NHL to decide the winner of the Stanley Cup.

Sixteen teams, including the Bruins and Panthers, made the NHL Playoffs 2024, 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 progressing 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 (-185) -1.5 (+162)
Moneyline +142 -165
Total o5.5 (+100) u5.5 (-120)

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

Bruins vs. Panthers Picks

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

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Bruins vs. Panthers Player Props

Who will score an anytime 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 a 9.2% chance of scoring the first goal at Amerant Bank Arena, while the Bruins star is a 42.3% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Boston Bruins

Player First Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 9.2%
Jake DeBrusk 5.2%
Justin Brazeau 4.6%
Brad Marchand 4.5%
Charlie Coyle 4.1%

Florida Panthers

Player First Goal Probability
Sam Reinhart 7.3%
Carter Verhaeghe 6.7%
Aleksander Barkov 6.0%
Matthew Tkachuk 5.1%
Vladimir Tarasenko 4.1%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Boston Bruins

Player Anytime Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 42.3%
Jake DeBrusk 26.6%
Justin Brazeau 24.9%
Brad Marchand 22.8%
Charlie Coyle 20.1%

Florida Panthers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Sam Reinhart 34.6%
Carter Verhaeghe 32.5%
Aleksander Barkov 30.3%
Matthew Tkachuk 28.1%
Vladimir Tarasenko 20.5%

Bruins vs. Panthers Game Information

Wednesday's action between the Panthers and Bruins in the NHL Playoffs is scheduled to begin at 7:30PM ET.


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


We predict the Panthers, with a 54% win probability, will likely beat the Bruins on Wednesday.

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Bruins vs. Panthers insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are rooted in current data to help you make informed decisions. For additional resources and advice on responsible gambling, please call 1-800-GAMBLER.

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Nick Slade
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Nick Slade, with nearly two decades of experience as a sports and betting expert, serves as the Chief Content Officer at Cipher Sports Technology Group, where he steers the editorial and digital content strategy for leading platforms like Dimers.com, Stats Insider and Gambling Today. Specializing in soccer, Nick brings a global perspective to his coverage of the sport, including detailed analyses of MLS games. He also contributes to NHL content through game previews, best bets, and props, and lends his expertise to crafting NBA first basket betting content. 

With a robust background as a journalist and broadcaster, Nick has been a trusted voice on major networks and channels such as Fox Sports, WCBV-TV Boston, ESPN, ABC, and others. His profound understanding of sports and betting dynamics has made him a sought-after authority in the wagering and gambling industries.

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