Game 4 Betting Preview: Bruins vs Rangers
Boston Bruins vs New York Rangers Odds
The New York Rangers try to avoid a sweep at the hands of the Boston Bruins at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.
The Rangers fell to 0-3 with a home loss Tuesday but are favored to rebound and force the series back to Boston. New York had their 9-game home win streak snapped by the Bruins.
Supporters of the Bruins have seen them go 28-14-6 so far this season, while the Rangers are at 26-18-4. In totals betting, the Rangers are 16-22-10, while the Bruins are 16-28-4.
This game puts the Rangers, most recently No. 9 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Bruins, who rate a No. 4 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 12-ranked offense, averaging 2.7 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.3 goals allowed. The Rangers power play is averaging 15.7% while the Bruins defense kills off 87.1% of their penalties.
In their last action, Boston was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Boston at +120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing NY Rangers are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Florida are 6-4
After playing Boston are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3
A few Bruins at Rangers trends to consider:
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing NY Rangers
Boston is 4-12 SU in their last 16 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
NY Rangers are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games at home
NY Rangers are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games when playing at home against Boston
NY Rangers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games
NY Rangers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing Boston
Boston home to NY Rangers, Saturday, May 25