Bruins on the road against the Rangers
The Boston Bruins are on a three-game winning streak against the New York Rangers as those Eastern Conference clubs hit the ice at Madison Square Garden in NHL odds action on Sunday.
Boston is already 2-0 against New York this season, beating them 2-1 on the road on November 19 and 3-2 at home on November 29. That improved the Bruins to 7-3 in their last 10 games against the Rangers, with the OVER/UNDER going 4-4-2.
Supporters of the Bruins have seen them go 37-17-5 so far this season, while the Rangers are at 33-25-3. In totals betting, the Rangers are 24-28-9, while the Bruins are 22-20-17.
The Rangers were listed earlier today as -110 moneyline Favorite at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.
It's a hockey betting matchup between the No. 1-rated Rangers and the No. 3-ranked Bruins, according to the latest NHL power poll here at Odds Shark.
Boston was a 4-2 loser in its last match at home against the Capitals. They lost as -197 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at +101 were rewarded, while the 6 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 19-ranked offense (2.61 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.27 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 20.2% rate while the Bruins have a 82.41% rate on the penalty kill.
Boston home to Florida, Tuesday, March 4th
New York home to Toronto, Wednesday, March 5th