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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Bruins Seek Sweep in Carolina

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D.S. Williamson

May 16th, 2019

Boston Bruins (-110) at Carolina Hurricanes (-105), 8 p.m. ET, NBCSN

The Boston Bruins can close out a sweep of the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday to earn a spot in the Stanley Cup Finals. Will Carolina use home ice advantage to extend the series?

NHL Free Pick: Boston Bruins

Analysis

The Bruins dominated Carolina in Boston, and the Hurricanes played much better in Game 3 but still went down 2-1 on their home ice.

Not only has Boston win its last six playoff games, but the Bruins are also 5-1 in their last six road games. The favorite is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings between the two teams, while the home team is 4-1 in the last five meetings.

Some trends might point to the Hurricanes, but Boston has already proven to be the better team.
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