Habs host the Bruins in Game 4 of set
The Montreal Canadiens can take a 3-1 lead on the Boston Bruins in their best-of-seven second-round playoff series as those teams meet in Game 4 of their set on Thursday night.
Montreal went up 2-1 on Boston in the series on Tuesday night with a 4-2 victory as a +120 home underdog on the NHL betting lines at the sportsbooks. The OVER/UNDER is now 3-0 for totals bettors in the series between the Canadiens and Bruins.
Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.7-2.8 victory for the Bruins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Boston Bruins will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 59-21-10 this season, while the Canadiens are 52-29-8. Boston is 37-30-23 on the totals; Montreal is 33-43-13. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Montreal vs Boston injuries news.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Montreal Canadiens at No. 26 and the Boston Bruins at No. 1 heading into this contest.
How Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up the Montreal Canadiens No. 17-ranked offense (2.72 goals per game) against a Boston Bruins defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.16 goals per game allowed. The Canadiens powerplay has clicked at a 17.88% rate while the Bruins have a 83.28% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Boston was a 4-2 loser on the road against the Canadiens. Bettors on Montreal at +120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Odds Trends
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Boston is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing Montreal
Montreal is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Montreal's last 5 games
Montreal is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Montreal is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Boston
Next Betting Matchups
Boston home to Montreal, Saturday, May 10th