Bruins vs Leafs Game 4 Betting Pick
Boston Bruins vs Toronto Maple Leafs Odds
The Toronto Maple Leafs look to even their series with Boston as the Bruins invade Air Canada Centre on Wednesday.
The Leafs were stomped in Game 3 and hope the home crowd can lead them to a Game 4 victory. The Leafs were small home underdogs at most online sportsbooks specializing in NHL playoff odds.
The Maple Leafs currently sports a record of 26-17-5. The Bruins are 28-14-6. Betting totals have seen the Maple Leafs post a 23-20-5 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Bruins have gone 16-28-4 against the number.
The visitors opened as 119 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
This game puts the Maple Leafs, most recently No. 14 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 Toronto's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 3 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.3 goals allowed. The Maple Leafs power play is averaging 18.7% while the Bruins defense kills off 87.1% of their penalties.
Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Maple Leafs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at -125 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
Toronto Maple Leafs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing San Jose are 5-5-1
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2
A few Bruins at Maple Leafs trends to consider:
Boston is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing Toronto
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Toronto's last 16 games when playing Boston
Toronto is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Boston home to Toronto, Friday, May 10