New Jersey Devils vs Boston Bruins Betting Preview

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April 10, 7:30 PM | Prudential Center

Boston Bruins vs New Jersey Devils Odds

25-9-4TEAM RECORD15-14-10

The Boston Bruins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Devils in New Jersey at Prudential Center on Wednesday in hockey odds action.

The Devils sport records of 15-14-10 heading into this matchup, while the Bruins sit at 25-9-4 on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 15-17-7 for the Devils and 12-23-3 for the Bruins.

View Boston vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NHL line for this matchup, New Jersey sat as +124 underdogs over at BetOnline. The total was set at 5 at 5Dimes but may move closer to puck drop.

Power Rankings:
The Devils sit at No. 20 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bruins sit at a No. 3 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 28-ranked offense (2.4 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 2 at 2.1 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 16.9% rate while the Bruins have a 90.4% rate on the penalty kill.

Boston won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Hurricanes on April 8. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -250 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, New Jersey was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Sabres. Bettors on Buffalo at -112 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Carolina are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Buffalo are 1-9
After playing Buffalo are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

A few Bruins at Devils trends to consider:
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 8 games on the road
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 5 games at home
New Jersey is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
New Jersey is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
New Jersey is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Boston home to NY Islanders, Thursday, April 11
New Jersey home to Ottawa, Friday, April 12

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