Rangers visit Boston Bruins in NHL clash
New York Rangers vs Boston Bruins Odds
The Boston Bruins will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New York Rangers invade TD Garden on Tuesday.
The Bruins bring a 8-1-1 record to the battle against the 6-5 Rangers. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Boston go 4-6 so far and the Rangers go 4-7.
The visitors opened as +-136 moneyline underdogs 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 Bruins, most recently No. 3 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Rangers, who rate a No. 13 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Boston's No. 12-ranked offense (2.9 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 9 at 2.5 goals per game allowed. The Bruins powerplay has clicked at a 10.3% rate while the Rangers have a 81.2% rate on the penalty kill.
In their last action, New York was a 5-1 winner at home against the Lightning. Bettors on New York at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Boston won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Sabres on February 10. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -136 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
Boston Bruins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Buffalo are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Rangers at Bruins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 5 games on the road
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the NY Rangers last 9 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
NY Rangers home to NY Islanders, Thursday, February 14
Boston at Buffalo, Friday, February 15