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Boston Bruins take on Rangers in hockey test

Boston BruinsNew York Rangers
March 4, 12:30 PM | Madison Square Garden

Boston Bruins vs New York Rangers Odds

38-22-3TEAM RECORD41-15-7

Madison Square Garden hosts an NHL battle between the New York Rangers and the visiting Boston Bruins on Sunday.

The Rangers currently sports a record of 41-15-7. The Bruins are 38-22-3. Betting totals have seen the Rangers post a 22-28-13 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Bruins have gone 34-27-2 against the number.

View Boston vs NY Rangers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Boston before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-145-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 5.

Power Rankings:
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 6-rated Rangers and the No. 2-ranked Bruins, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 13-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 14.4% rate while the Bruins have a 84.6% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Boston was a 3-2 loser at home against the Islanders. Bettors on New York at +198 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

The Rangers were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at +129 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for OVER bettors.

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing NY Islanders are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1

A few Bruins at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Boston's last 16 games when playing NY Rangers
Boston is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
Boston is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
NY Rangers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
NY Rangers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home
NY Rangers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of the NY Rangers last 16 games when playing Boston

Next up:
Boston at Toronto, Tuesday, March 6
NY Rangers at New Jersey, Tuesday, March 6

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