The best-of-seven first-round series between the Carolina Hurricanes and Boston Bruins shifts to Beantown for Game 3 on Friday, May 6. Puck Drop at the TD Garden will be at 7:07 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on TNT. Carolina holds a 2-0 series lead.
All odds come courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.
Hurricanes vs. Bruins: Game 3 prediction
Goal Line: Hurricanes +1.5 (-210); Bruins -1.5 (+175)
Hurricanes : -+110
Over/Under: Over 5.5 (-120); Under 5.5 (+100)
Carolina hammered Boston during the regular season and has continued that thread in the postseason, outscoring the Bruins 10-3 through the first two games. Hurricanes goalie Antti Raanta was injured early in Game 2 after David Pastrnak took a run at him. But Carolina’s No. 3 goalie Pyotr Kochetkov came in and made 30 saves. Sebastian Aho and Nino Niederreiter each had two goals as Carolina jumped out to a 3-0 lead early in the second period. The only bright spot for Boston is that Patrice Bergeron scored twice and they need someone to get hot. I think Game 3 will be as nasty and physical as any in the series thus far, but I’m sticking with Carolina, even if Kochetkov plays.
Pick: Hurricanes (+110)
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