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SportMap Shows US Overwhelmingly Rooting For Blues Over Bruins In Stanley Cup Final

03:30  05 june  2019
03:30  05 june  2019 Source:   nesn.com

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A map showing the rooting interest of the 50 U . S . states for the 2019 Stanley Cup Final . (Image courtesy of SportsBettingExperts.com). Those results may have to do with a sudden surge in Blues fandom from coast to coast … or it has more to do with the fact that another Boston team is playing

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Map Shows US Overwhelmingly Rooting For Blues Over Bruins In Stanley Cup Final © Provided by New England Sports Network L.P. Jun 3, 2019; St. Louis, MO, USA; Boston Bruins right wing David Backes (42) and St. Louis Blues left wing Zach Sanford (12) compete for the puck along the boards during the first period in game four of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final at Enterprise Center. Mandatory Credit: Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports

We know this might come as a shock, but people outside of New England hate Boston sports.

The fine folks at Sportsbettingexperts.com have compiled geotagged Twitter date, done some hardcore number crunching and provided a map that shows the Stanley Cup Final rooting interest for each state. All six New England states are rooting for the Boston Bruins to beat the St. Louis Blues, but they're joined by only five other states.

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The Bruins ' Eastern Conference Final series with the Carolina Hurricanes begins Thursday, and ahead of Game 1 in Boston, SportsInsider.com published a " rooting interest" map that breaks down which states are rooting for which team, determined by geotagged Twitter data from over 10

Can you guess them? Bet ya can't!

Take a look:

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... Louisiana? Weird.

Anyway, the Bruins and Blues are tied at two-game apiece in the best-of-seven series. Game 5 is set for Thursday night at TD Garden, with puck drop scheduled for 8 p.m. ET -- a mark that only will be hit in a fantasy land.

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