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Red-Hot Bruins Host Struggling Predators

Boston Bruins Tukka Rask

The streaking Boston Bruins return back to Beantown Monday for a matchup with the struggling Nashville Predators. Boston extended its point streak to eight games thanks to a 4-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, improving to 6-0-2 during that span.

Shark Bites
  • The Predators are 1-5 in their last 6 road games.
  • The home team is 9-1 in the last 10 meetings.
  • The OVER is 4-0-2 in the last 6 meetings between the Predators and Bruins.

Nashville has managed just two wins in their last nine games, surrendering an ugly 29 goals during the slump. The usual rock solid Pekka Rinne has given up three or more in five of his last seven starts.

Boston has held the bragging rights in recent meetings with the Preds, claiming four of the last five clashes with Nashville.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 2.8-2.6 win for the Predators. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Nashville Predators vs Boston Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Boston Bruins are 14-8-3 overall while the Nashville Predators are 13-8-5. As for the totals, Boston is 15-8-2 on the OU, and Nashville is 10-11-5. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Nashville injuries news.

The Predators - Bruins odds would favor the Bruins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Nashville is at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston's No. 3-ranked offense, averaging 3.32 goals per game, against a Predators defense that ranks No. 17 at 2.65 goals allowed. The Bruins power play is averaging 30.56% while the Predators defense kills off 72.97% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Nashville, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Red Wings on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -107 were rewarded, while the 9 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 4-0 winner as they battled the Canucks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at +111 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Nashville is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Nashville is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Nashville is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Nashville's last 6 games when playing Boston
  • Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Boston's last 12 games at home
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Nashville

Next Betting Matchups

Nashville at Chicago, Tuesday, December 8th
Boston at Montreal, Wednesday, December 9th

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