At the beginning of the playoffs the Columbus Blue Jackets were written off as dead and with no chance. A first round NHL Betting online upset of the top seed Tampa Bay Lightning stunned the hockey world. Additionally, it gave gamblers a reason to take Columbus seriously. All of a sudden CBJ became a betting favorite after taking a 2-1 series lead over the Boston Bruins. Boston has turned the tables with two consecutive wins. Now Columbus is down 3-2 and faces elimination if they lose game six Monday night. An all-out effort at home is expected.
Boston Bruins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets Game 6
Date and Time: Monday, May 6, 2019, 7 p.m. ET
Location: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio
NHL Betting Online Odds at SBG:
|Bruins||+1½ (-260)||5½ (+115)||+105|
|Blue Jackets||-1½ (+220)||5½ (-135)||-125|
Bruins vs. Blue Jackets TV Coverage: NBCSN
Boston Rallies to Take Control of Series
Last time out in this series the Bruins posted a 4-3 NHL Betting online at home to take a 3-2 series lead. Boston has rallied to win the last two games after looking to be in serious trouble. Game five was both thrilling and draining for each team. Columbus trailed 2-0 and 3-1 in the third period. Yet they rallied to tie the game at the 13:58 mark of the final period. But David Pastrnak scored at the 18:32 mark to win the game for the Bruins. If Columbus wins Monday game seven is at Boston Wednesday night.
Head to Head vs. Spread
So far, the home team has won three of the previous five sportsbook matchups in this playoff series. Four of the five games have stayed under the total. Columbus has been strong against the Bruins at Nationwide Arena. As an example, CBJ has won four of their last six home games against the spoked B. Further, five of the last seven between these teams at Nationwide Arena have gone over the total.
Betting Trends for Blue Jackets and Bruins
Late on the Blue Jackets have been a reliable bet on home ice. Columbus has won eight of their last 10 games at Nationwide Arena. Three of their last four home tilts have gone under the total. By contrast the Bruins have been profitable on the road. Boston has gotten the cash in five of their last seven games on enemy ice. Four of their last six road tilts went under the total.
Namely the goaltenders have been outstanding in this matchup. Boston’s Tuukka Rask has a .932 save percentage with a 2.19 goals against average. In the same way Columbus netminder Sergei Bobrovsky has a .928 save percentage with a 2.33 goals against average. Pastrnak has been clutch throughout the playoffs with six goals, five assists and a plus five for the B’s. Artemi Panarin and Matt Duchene have five goals each for CBJ.
Matchup to Watch
On this occasion Nationwide Arena should prove to be an NHL Betting online asset for the Blue Jackets. As was previously noted Columbus gets the cash at home and when hosting the Bruins.
Bruins vs. Blue Jackets NHL Betting Online Picks
On the whole an all-out effort and raucous crowd should catapult Columbus to game seven!
Bruins vs. Blue Jackets NHL Betting Online Pick: Columbus Blue Jackets
Bruins vs. Blue Jackets NHL Betting Online Series Prediction: Blue Jackets 4, Bruins 2
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