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Pittsburgh PenguinsBoston Bruins
April 3, 7:30 PM | TD Garden

Pittsburgh Penguins vs Boston Bruins Odds

48-25-6TEAM RECORD47-28-4

Hockey bettors look for value at TD Garden on Tuesday as host Boston battles the Pittsburgh Penguins in hockey odds action.

The Bruins sit at 47-28-4 on the season; in comparison, the Penguins are currently 48-25-6. Looking to wager on the totals? Boston is 44-32-3 OU, and Pittsburgh is 41-31-7 OU.

View Pittsburgh vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Bruins at No. 2 and the Penguins at No. 1 heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston's No. 2-ranked offense (3.3 goals per game) against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.7 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 17.4% rate while the Penguins have a 87.9% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 6-4 loser at home against the Flyers. Bettors on Philadelphia at +185 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Bruins at +117 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing NY Rangers are 9-1
After a win are 5-5

A few Penguins at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 10 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to NY Rangers, Thursday, April 5
Boston at Ottawa, Thursday, April 5

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