Moneyline Favors the Boston Bruins in Battle with the Detroit Red Wings – Betting Odds and Pick

Detroit Red Wings

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Boston Bruins
Saturday, April 26, 2014 3:00 PM ET
TD Garden

The Boston Bruins can knock the Detroit Red Wings out of the postseason on Saturday afternoon as those Eastern Conference clubs meet in Game 5 of their NHL playoff betting matchup.

Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Boston Bruins were listed earlier today as -227 moneyline Favorite at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while odds makers set the opening betting total around 5.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.7-2.5 win for the Bruins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Bruins currently sport a record of 57-20-9. The Detroit Red Wings are 40-30-16. Betting totals have seen the Bruins post a 33-30-23 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Red Wings have gone 36-41-9 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Detroit injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 1-ranked Boston Bruins and the No. 14-rated Detroit Red Wings in this matchup.

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How Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Boston Bruins No. 3-ranked offense (3.15 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.79 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 22.5% rate while the Red Wings have a 82.3% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

 

Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Boston
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
Boston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
Boston is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Detroit
Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit

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Detroit home to Boston, Monday, April 28th

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