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SportsBruins favored on NHL odds in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Final

15:52  29 may  2019
15:52  29 may  2019 Source:   msn.com

Zdeno Chara injury update: Bruins hopeful captain can return for Stanley Cup Final

Zdeno Chara injury update: Bruins hopeful captain can return for Stanley Cup Final Chara has been sidelined since Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals with an undisclosed injury.

With the Stanley Cup Finals here, the Boston Bruins are the favorites to lift Lord Stanley 's Cup . Here's a look at what sportsbooks are expecting to Shortly after the Blues dispatched the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference final , BetOnline opened the Bruins as -165 chalk to

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The Boston Bruins are 8-0 straight up and 7-1 on the puckline over their last eight games. The Bruins will try to extend their winning streak to nine straight games with a victory on Wednesday night against the St. Louis Blues.

Boston is a -165 home favorite on the NHL odds in Game 2 at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Blues hope to even up the series as +145 road underdogs.

St. Louis Blues at Boston Bruins

When: Wednesday, May 29, 8:00 p.m. ET

Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts

Betting Line / Total: Boston -165 / 5.5 Goals

Blues at Bruins OddsShark Matchup Report

Boston Bruins Betting Notes

The Bruins showed just how good they could be in the face of adversity with an incredible come-from-behind win in Game 1. After giving up an early 2-0 lead to the Blues, Boston focused up and outshot St. Louis 18-3 in the second period, tying the game up at two apiece before intermission.

Bruins' Chara says he's on track for Stanley Cup Final

Bruins' Chara says he's on track for Stanley Cup Final BOSTON — Bruins defenceman Zdeno Chara returned to practice and worked out with the full squad Monday, his first such workout since sitting out Boston's Eastern Conference-clinching victory over Carolina with an undisclosed injury. Chara had skated prior to practices over the weekend but didn't participate in any full sessions. He said he felt good after the Bruins' 45-minute workout on Monday and is on track to play in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on May 27. Chara was the first player on the ice Monday. Forward David Krejci also returned to practice. Coach Bruce Cassidy said Krejci was given a "maintenance day" on Sunday.

SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Game 2 of Bruins vs. Blues 10,000 times. This model, which simulates every NHL game 10,000 times, entered the 2019 Stanley Cup Final on a sizzling 20-9 run on its top-rated money line picks, returning over ,000 to 0 players.

The Blues jump out to an early lead, but the Bruins come back in the third period and finish with a win in a physical Game 1.#NBCSports # NHL

Boston would go on to outshoot the Blues 38-20 and secure a 4-2 win in the game. The Bruins are averaging four goals per game over their current eight-game win streak. Before Monday night’s win, Boston was 3-8 SU in its previous 11 home games against St. Louis per the OddsShark NHL Database.

St. Louis Blues Betting Notes

Jumping out to a 2-0 lead and getting two goals by Tuukka Rask on nine shots was essentially a dream start on the road for St. Louis.

But after playing the strong, physical game that got them to the final for the first 22 minutes of Game 1, the Blues had a meltdown and were totally outplayed for the final 38. St. Louis is 9-2 in its last 11 games coming off a loss including a 4-2 road win in San Jose after losing Game 1 6-3 in the Western Conference Final.

Chara returns to practice, anxious to play in Stanley Cup Final

Chara returns to practice, anxious to play in Stanley Cup Final In completing the sweep over the Carolina Hurricanes last Thursday, the Boston Bruins bought Zdeno Chara 11 days to recover from an undisclosed injury, and the captain says he's "taking it one day at a time" in order to return for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on May 27, according to NHL.com's Eric Russo. Chara returned to practice on Monday and worked out with the full team for the first time since sitting out the Bruins' conference-clinching victory. The 42-year-old won a cup with the Bruins in 2011 and has been a part of many series-clinching victories over his career.

The Stanley Cup is a trophy awarded annually to the playoff champion club of the National Hockey League ( NHL ) ice hockey league .

In this Stanley Cup Final edition, Marcoux, former goalie coach for the Carolina Hurricanes and the Calgary Flames, discusses where the focus will go for Game 2 after the Boston Boston's win in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final has given the Bruins and St. Louis Blues a base on which to start

Blues at Bruins Betting Total

Wednesday night’s total is set at 5.5 goals at sports betting sites. The OVER is 6-1 in St. Louis’ last seven games against Eastern Conference opponents.

The team that takes a 1-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final has gone on to win the Stanley Cup 77.2% of the time; when the home team won Game 1, that success rate jumps up to 84.2%. St. Louis is still looking for its first Stanley Cup Final win in franchise history, and now would be a good time to get it if the Blues hope to avoid a demoralizing 0-2 start.

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