Bruins get a road game against Wings
The Boston Bruins will be looking to continue their hot stretch on the NHL betting lines on Wednesday as they take on the Detroit Red Wings in the night's marquee matchup.
Boston fell 6-1 on the road in Detroit in the last meeting between the two teams back on November 27, with the Red Wings winning at +105 on the NHL odds in the contest.
Overall the Bruins are just 3-7 in their last 10 games against the Wings.
The Red Wings bring a 35-26-14 record to the battle against the 52-17-6 Bruins. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Detroit go 33-36-6 so far and the Bruins go 30-26-19.
Bettors looking to side with the Red Wings in this one found them earlier as 134 underdogs on the NHL money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 5.5 at its open earlier today at BetOnline and may have moved.
The Red Wings sit at No. 5 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bruins sit at a No. 1 on the same chart.
Boston was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Flyers. They won as -114 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.
The Red Wings were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Lightning. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 2.69 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.11 goals allowed. The Red Wings power play is averaging 17.76% while the Bruins defense kills off 84.27% of their penalties.
Boston at Toronto, Thursday, April 3rd
Detroit home to Buffalo, Friday, April 4th