At the onset of any NHL playoff game is the factor of home ice advantage. St. Louis has defied that old NHL Betting online adage. In fact, the Blues have been one of the most dangerous NHL betting values on the road. Specifically, that success on enemy ice is among the reasons they gained the Final. In the same way the Boston Bruins do indeed have a home ice advantage. TD Garden has not been a hospitable host this post season. Not withstanding those facts, the pressure and stakes are at their highest on Thursday night.
Stanley Cup Final Game 5 St. Louis Blues vs. Boston Bruins
Date and Time: Thursday, June 6, 2019, 8 p.m. ET
Location: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
NHL Betting Online Odds at SBG:
|Blues||+1½ (-210)||5½ (+125)||+140|
|Bruins||-1½ (+175)||5½ (-145)||-160|
Blues vs. Bruins TV Coverage: NBC
Stanley Cup Final Update
The Stanley Cup Final returns to Boston after a 4-2. St. Louis win. As a result, the series is tied at two wins apiece. Next will be game six on Sunday at St. Louis. If necessary, a game seven would return to Boston.
NHL Betting Odds Gambling Analysis
Increasingly many gamblers have to be frustrated with the back and forth nature of the series. Reactive gambling based on the previous game’s results has proven to be a disaster. Now for this fifth game we have a homestanding Boston team that still has massive appeal. Additionally, home ice will be another draw to the Bruins way. Meanwhile St. Louis will get their share of action as a quality underdog.
Following a 7-3 game three loss in which he was pulled St. Louis goalie Jordan Binnington recovered. To illuminate the rookie stopped 21 out of 23 shots for the win. Tuukka Rask remains strong for Boston. Despite the loss Rask stopped 34 out of 37 shots. In the same way the Blues were much more disciplined in the game four win. Polish that was lacking in game three was shown.
Bruins and Blues ATS Stats
So far in the playoffs the Blues have shown best NHL Betting online value on the road. St. Louis has won eight of their 11 post season road tilts this spring. Only two of their last six in that role have gone under the total. By contrast the Bruins have been a strong playoff betting value at TD Garden. Boston has won four of their last six home games in post season. Four of their last five playoff games at TD Garden cleared the total.
St. Louis vs. Boston Head to Head vs. Spread
Last time at Boston the Blues split the first two games of this series. These teams have picked up three wins apiece in their last six matchups at TD Garden. Three of their last five in that situation cleared the Online betting total.
Matchup to Watch
In this situation we have a matchup of even teams. With that in mind the underdog figures to bring the superior NHL Betting online.Consider that each team has split their two road games thus far. A tight game should be expected. The winner will be one win away from the Stanley Cup!
Blues vs. Bruins NHL Betting Online Picks
St. Louis rates as the top value in this one.
NHL Betting Online Pick: St. Louis Blues
NHL Betting Online Series Prediction: Blues 3, Bruins 2
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