Betting NHL concerns are high for the Boston Bruins after their game one loss to Tampa Bay in the Eastern Conference Finals but Boston still carries plenty of NHL online betting respect.
The Boston Bruins will host the Tampa Bay Lighting in game two of their NHL Eastern Conference Finals series. The game will be telecast on Versus with a starting time of 8 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this matchup so be sure to have your account open and ready for action.
Tampa Bay scored a 5-2 win at Boston in game one of this series as they exploded for 3 goals between the 11:15 and 12:40 mark of the first period to take a 3-0 lead and were never headed. Goaltender Dwayne Roloson stopped 31 out of 33 shots to get the win for the Lightning as 5 different Tampa Bay players scored goals.
Right winger Martin St. Louis has been a key asset for the Lightning with the hockey gambling odds as he had 6 goals and 8 assists. Left winger Sean Bergenheim had 8 goals for Tampa Bay and center Vincent Lecavalier had 5 goals and 7 assists. Roloson had a playoff record of 9-3 with a 2.01 goals against average.
Boston has shown excellent balance on offense so far with the hockey lines during post season play as center Brad Marchand, right winger Nathan Horton, and center David Krejci each had 5 goals while center Chris Kelly had 4 goals.
Tim Thomas had a goals against average of 2.19 with 8 wins so far in post season play. Center Patrice Bergeron had 2 goals and 10 assists as another key asset for the Bruins.
Boston has had the better of this head to head series with 13 wins in the last 20 games between these two teams. Boston and Tampa Bay have gone over the total in 5 of their last 7 matchups. Tampa Bay has had plenty of long term trouble in Boston with just 4 wins in their last 20 games as just 1 of their last 5 games against the Bruins in Beantown went under the betting NHL total.