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Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/17/2024]

Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [5/17/2024]

The Boston Bruins will square off with the Florida Panthers in the 2024 NHL Playoffs at TD Garden on Friday, beginning at 7:00PM ET.

Dimers.com's in-depth preview of Friday's Panthers vs. Bruins matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Panthers vs. Bruins Prediction: Who Will Win Game 6

We have used powerful machine learning and data to simulate the result of Friday's NHL Playoffs game between the Panthers and Bruins 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our leading predictive analytics model currently can't split the two teams, giving both the Panthers and Bruins a 50% chance of winning the game.

According to our model, the Bruins (+1.5) have a 70% chance of covering the puck line, while the 5.5-goal over/under has an equal 50-50 chance of hitting.

The Stanley Cup Playoffs is the NHL's annual elimination tournament to decide the winner of the Stanley Cup.

A total of 16 teams, including the Panthers and Bruins, made the NHL Playoffs 2024, which includes four rounds: the First Round, Second Round, Conference Finals and Stanley Cup Finals.

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

Panthers vs. Bruins Game 6 Odds

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

Bet Type Panthers Bruins
Puck Line -1.5 (+190) +1.5 (-225)
Moneyline -140 +120
Total o5.5 (+114) u5.5 (-130)

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

Panthers vs. Bruins Game 6 Picks

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

With an edge of 4.3%, a pick from the Panthers vs. Bruins game is featured in today's best bets on Dimers Pro.

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Panthers vs. Bruins Player Props

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

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

Our projections give Pastrnak a 9.4% chance of scoring the first goal at TD Garden, while the Bruins star is a 42.6% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Florida Panthers

Player First Goal Probability
Matthew Tkachuk 5.5%
Carter Verhaeghe 5.3%
Sam Reinhart 5.3%
Aleksander Barkov 5.0%
Vladimir Tarasenko 3.9%

Boston Bruins

Player First Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 9.4%
Jake DeBrusk 6.1%
Justin Brazeau 5.4%
Pavel Zacha 4.0%
Morgan Geekie 3.9%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Florida Panthers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Sam Reinhart 30.3%
Carter Verhaeghe 29.6%
Matthew Tkachuk 28.5%
Aleksander Barkov 27.8%
Vladimir Tarasenko 22.0%

Boston Bruins

Player Anytime Goal Probability
David Pastrnak 42.6%
Jake DeBrusk 29.0%
Justin Brazeau 27.0%
Pavel Zacha 21.8%
Trent Frederic 20.1%

Panthers vs. Bruins Game 6 Information

Friday's Game 6 between the Bruins and Panthers in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is scheduled to begin at 7:00PM ET.


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


We predict a close game between the Panthers and Bruins on Friday, with each team having a 50% chance of winning..

AI and automation have enhanced this article to quickly deliver accurate Panthers vs. Bruins insights, with human oversight ensuring high editorial quality. Our predictions are sourced from 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, 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. 

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