Records: Boston 17-3-3 (37 points), Pittsburgh 18-8-0 (36 points)
Kick-off: 7:30 p.m. EST
Television: NBC Sports Network
Money Line: Boston +117, Pittsburgh -127
Last meeting: Pittsburgh 5, Boston 3 (2012)
Goals per game: The Bruins are averaging 2.9 goals per game while Pittsburgh is averaging 3.7.
Goals against per game: Boston averages 2.1 per outing while the Penguins are averaging 2.9 goals against per game.
Power play: The Bruins are at 15.5 % outing while Pittsburgh is averaging 26 %.
Penalty kill: Boston is at 92.3 % while the Penguins are at 78.8 % this season.
Thoughts: The Bruins are coming off a win over the Ottawa Senators while the Pens defeated the New York Islanders. I like the Pens here at home to win a close game. In addition, I’d take the over in this Eastern Conference showdown.
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