Boston Bruins vs Anaheim Ducks Betting Preview
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|10-3-0||October 31, 2013, 07:00 PM | TD Garden||7-4-0|
NHL wagering interest swings to the Boston vs Anaheim battle on Thursday at TD Garden as the Bruins try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
The Bruins currently sport a record of 7-4-0. The Ducks are 10-3-0. Betting totals have seen the Bruins post a 2-7-2 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Ducks have gone 6-7 against the number.
View Anaheim Ducks vs Boston Bruins Odds and Stats.
Hockey odds makers at 5Dimes opened the Bruins as -316 moneyline Favorite in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 5 at BetOnline.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 15-rated Ducks taking on the No. 8-rated Bruins in this contest.
Last time out for Anaheim, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Ducks at -110 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Penguins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Penguins at -122 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 2.91 goals per game, against a Ducks defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.54 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 14.71% while the Ducks defense kills off 75.56% of their penalties.
A few Ducks at Bruins trends to consider:
Anaheim is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Anaheim's last 9 games
Anaheim is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Anaheim's last 23 games on the road
Boston is 4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games at home
Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Anaheim
Anaheim at Buffalo, Saturday, November 2nd
Boston at New York, Saturday, November 2nd