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Boston Bruins

Chicago Blackhawks
30-15-2 January 19, 2014, 12:30 PM | United Center 31-8-11



Chicago will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Boston Bruins pay a visit to United Center.

The Blackhawks bring a 31-8-11 record to the battle against the 30-15-2 Bruins. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Chicago go 27-23 so far and the Bruins go 16-16-15.

View Boston Bruins vs Chicago Blackhawks Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Blackhawks as -152 Favorite earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at 5Dimes for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Blackhawks at No. 1 and the Bruins at No. 5 heading into this contest.

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The Bruins were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Stars. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -114 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

The Blackhawks were a 4-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Ducks. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -137 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for OVER bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 1-ranked offense, averaging 3.62 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.21 goals allowed. The Blackhawks power play is averaging 22.7% while the Bruins defense kills off 82.8% of their penalties.

Next up:
Boston home to Los Angeles, Monday, January 20th
Chicago at Detroit, Wednesday, January 22nd

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