Hurricanes Favored To Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Bruins In Game 5

  • Neither the Carolina Hurricanes nor the Boston Bruins have lost at home in this first-round series that is tied 2-2.
  • The over-under of the game is 6.0 and both teams have combined for at least 6 goals in all four games played.

RALEIGH, N.C.- The Carolina Hurricanes are back on home ice tonight for game five of their first-round series with the Boston Bruins.

As the series is currently tied, the Hurricanes have the odds in their favor to take back the series and take a 3-2 lead in Game Five.

Game 5 And Series Odds

Team Hurricanes Bruins
Odds To Win Game 5 -150 +130
Odds To Win Series -130 +110

The Advantage Of Home Ice

At this point in the series, home ice has been the deciding factor for each game played. The first two games were blowout wins at home for the Hurricanes.

With a 2-0 lead, it appeared as if the Canes had things under control until they traveled to Boston and the Bruins dominated the next two.

When it comes to home games across the 2022 regular season, Carolina has the slight edge.

Home Ice Records

  • Hurricanes 27-7-4
  • Bruins 22-11-2

Being one of the most historical NHL teams, (started in 1924) the Bruins do bring a lot of excitement to the city of Boston, with six total Stanley Cup championships. Since the Hurricanes are the better seed, the Bruins will run out of chances, if they cannot stop the Hurricanes from winning at home.

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Assuming both teams win their next home game, we could see a deciding game 7.

Series Total Games Betting Odds

  • Series ends in 6 games -120
  • Series ends in 7 games -110

Even with the Bruins’ current momentum in the series, data shows that once a team has been down 0-2 in a series, they have only won 51 out of the 381 series.

Betting On The Over Under

There are many different great online betting opportunities on this game five, but betting on the over/under could end up being the most beneficial.

Over/Under Odds

  • Over 6.0 EVEN
  • Under 6.0 -120

The series up to this point has consisted of the two teams combining for 6 goals in games 1 and 3 and they combined for 7 total goals in games 2 and 4. This would suggest that betting on the over is very practical for this pivotal game 5.

Outside of the playoffs, this type of NHL betting would even have looked intriguing from the perspective of the 2022 regular season.

Average Goals Per Game

  • Hurricanes 3.4
  • Bruins 3.1

With a total of 6.5 from both teams over the course of the regular season, betting on the over could be a great way to double some money on this Tuesday evening.