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OVER is Sizzling When Boston Hits the Road

The Boston Bruins have won four straight games and will look to post another in the win column on Sunday afternoon against the Chicago Blackhawks in the United Center.

Shark Bites
  • The Blackhawks are 8-2 in their last 10 home games.
  • The OVER is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings.
  • The Bruins are 3-7 in the last 10 meetings.

The Bruins dropped four in a row before outscoring opponents 13-4 over the last four, and backup goaltender Anton Khudobin is expected to between the pipes in this tilt. Khudobin will be aiming for his sixth straight win after Tuukka Rask turned aside 75-of-78 in the last three.

Chicago clinched the Central Division with Minnesota’s loss on Saturday and rebounded from a stretch in which they allowed 22 goals in five games to surrender one apiece in the last two contests after topping Columbus on Friday.

The OVER is red-hot when the Bruins take the road, as the OVER is 12-3-2 in Boston’s last 17 road games.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're backing the visiting Boston Bruins in this one, they Bruins listed earlier today as underdogs of 145 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Bruins to win this game 3.7-1.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Boston Bruins vs Chicago Blackhawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Bruins will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 42-30-6 this season, while the Blackhawks are 50-21-7. Boston is 37-33-8 against the total, while Chicago is 36-30-12 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Boston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 13 (Chicago Blackhawks) and the No. 2 (Boston Bruins) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Chicago's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 3.04 goals per game, against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.63 goals allowed. The Blackhawks power play is averaging 18.55% while the Bruins defense kills off 85.1% of their penalties.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Panthers on April 01. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -258 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

The Blackhawks were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blue Jackets. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -147 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for OVER bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • Boston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games on the road
  • Chicago is 17-8 ATS in its last 25 games
  • Chicago is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
  • Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Chicago is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, April 4th
Chicago at Colorado, Tuesday, April 4th