Boston favored by -186 against Vancouver on Tuesday
|27-21-9||February 04, 2014, 07:00 PM | TD Garden||35-16-3|
Boston will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Vancouver Canucks pay a visit to TD Garden.
Boston battles the Canucks, currently with a 27-21-9 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 19-18-17 for the Bruins and 19-30-8 for the Canucks.
View Vancouver Canucks vs Boston Bruins Odds and Stats.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Canucks listed earlier today as underdogs of 169 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 4-rated Bruins and the No. 29-ranked Canucks, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
Last time out for Vancouver, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Red Wings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -110 were rewarded, while the 2 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Bruins were a 4-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Oilers. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -195 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 5-ranked offense, averaging 3.04 goals per game, against a Canucks defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.61 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 20.51% while the Canucks defense kills off 85.26% of their penalties.
A few Canucks at Bruins trends to consider:
Vancouver is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games
Vancouver is 1-6-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Vancouver is 3-6-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Boston is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Vancouver
Vancouver at Montreal, Thursday, February 6th
Boston at St. Louis, Thursday, February 6th