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Bruins play on the road against Colorado

The Boston Bruins were upset as home favorites the last time they took on the Colorado Avalanche with those two teams set to meet on the NHL betting lines once again on Friday night.

Boston fell 2-0 at home to Colorado as a -190 favorite on the NHL odds at the sportsbooks in the first meeting of the season between the teams on October 10. The OVER/UNDER has gone just 3-6-1 in the last 10 games between the two teams.

Supporters of the Bruins have seen them go 47-17-5 so far this season, while the Avalanche are at 44-20-6. In totals betting, the Avalanche are 36-32-2, while the Bruins are 27-23-19.

View Boston Bruins vs Colorado Avalanche Odds and Stats.

If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Bruins listed earlier today as favorites of -121 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 1-rated Bruins taking on the No. 8-rated Avalanche in this contest.

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The Bruins were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Devils. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Jets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Jets at -117 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Colorado's No. 6-ranked offense (3.09 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.16 goals per game allowed. The Avalanche powerplay has clicked at a 20.47% rate while the Bruins have a 83.7% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
Boston at Phoenix, Saturday, March 22nd
Colorado at Nashville, Tuesday, March 25th

 

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