The NHL Playoffs roll on this evening with four matchups across each of the four divisions. Among them is a highly-anticipated Game 3 battle between the Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins. With the series tied at a game apiece coming in, tonight’s matchup is critical as both teams look to gain the upper hand. This NHL betting preview for the Capitals vs Bruins NHL Playoffs matchup will provide game info, betting trends, odds and a prediction for Game 3 of this series.
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Bruins vs Capitals Betting Preview and Prediction | NHL Playoffs
NHL Eastern Division Semifinals NHL Playoffs Game 3 (Tied 1-1)
Washington Capitals (36-15-5, 19-7-2 Away) vs. Boston Bruins (33-16-7, 18-7-3 Home)
Date: Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
Time: 6:30 pm EST
Venue: TD Garden — Boston, MA
Caps vs Bruins NHL Betting Odds
Moneyline: WSH: (-148) | BOS: (-176)
Spread: WSH: +1.5 (-188) | BOS: -1.5 (+155)
Total: 5.5 – Over: (+100) I Under: (-122)
Caps vs Bruins Betting Trends
- Washington is 5-2 straight up in their last 7 games
- The Under has hit in 4 of the last 5 Washington games
- The Over has hit in 4 of the last 6 Boston games
- Boston is 8-1 straight up in their last 9 games at home
Caps vs Bruins Prediction
This NHL prediction uses NumberFire’s probability model. They give Washington a 52.3% chance to win Game 3 of this NHL Playoffs matchup.