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Boston Bruins vs Vancouver Canucks Odds Preview with Prediction

The Vancouver Canucks get a visit from the Boston Bruins in NHL Betting Odds action on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you're going with the Vancouver Canucks in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 158 on most NHL hockey betting menus (such as Bovada) early today for Saturday's contest. The over-under total was at 5.5 earlier at Bet365.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.9-1.7 win for the Bruins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Boston Bruins vs Vancouver Canucks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Vancouver Canucks are 22-30-6 overall while the Boston Bruins are 35-12-8. As for the totals, Vancouver is 33-25 on the OU, and Boston is 25-29-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Vancouver vs Boston injuries news.

The Bruins - Canucks odds would favor the Bruins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Vancouver is rated No. 28 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Boston is at No. 1.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Vancouver Canucks No. 28-ranked offense (2.6 goals per game) against a Boston Bruins defense that ranks No. 1 at 2.42 goals per game allowed. The Canucks powerplay has clicked at a 20.94% rate while the Bruins have a 84.34% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston was a 5-2 winner in its last match at home against the Flames. They won as favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

Vancouver lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Sharks on February 15. Bettors who backed the Sharks at -195 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Vancouver is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Vancouver is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Vancouver's last 9 games
  • Vancouver is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Calgary, Monday, February 19th
Vancouver home to Colorado, Tuesday, February 20th