Boston Bruins vs. Vegas Golden Knights
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 10 p.m. ET
Location: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
NHL Betting Online Odds at Bookmaker.eu: Check Back Later
Bruins vs. Golden Knights TV Coverage: NBCSN
Boston Bruins Record and Metrics
Boston has won seven of their last eight games to now stand at 34-17-6-2 with just 23 of their games clearing the total so far on the season. Despite being such a reliable under team most of the season the Bruins have gone over the total in four out of their last six outings. NHL metrics show Boston ranked 18th for goal scoring, second for the power play, second for goals against and 15th for penalty killing.
Vegas Golden Knights Record and Metrics
The Vegas Golden Knights have an online sportsbooks record of 32-24-3-1 with an even 3-3 split in their last six games. Vegas is firmly ensconced in third place in the Pacific Division. The Golden Knights have NHL rankings of 17th for goal scoring, 20th for the power play, ninth for goals against and fifth for the penalty kill.
Boston is not only hot but one of the best road values on the board in the NHL with five payouts in their last seven games on enemy ice. Just two of those seven games went over the total. Vegas has been dropping in value on home ice recently with just two payouts in their last eight games at T-Mobile Arena. Just one of their last six home games have gone under the total.
Head to Head Series
In this head to head series between the Bruins and Golden Knights the home team has won all three meetings with all three games going under the total.
Bruins to Watch
The Bruins left wing tandem of Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak remains one of the most impressive in the NHL. Marchand has 23 goals with 47 assists and a plus 13 while Pastrnak has 31 goals with 35 assists. Defenseman
Torey Krug is one of the very best power play quarterbacks in the game.
Golden Knights to Watch
As was the case last year Vegas center Jonathan Marchessault remains one of the most important players on the team. Marchessault has 19 goals with 21 assists on the season. Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch is also proving last year was no fluke with 16 goals and 26 assists to go with a plus nine.
Between the Pipes
Boston’s Tuukka Rask has a save percentage of .920 while Jaroslav Halak is at .923. This veteran duo is most responsible for the Bruins success.
For Vegas workhorse netminder Marc Andre Fleury has dropped 20 points from last year with a save percentage of .908. Seldom used backup Malcolm Subban is at a slightly better .911.
Bruins vs. Golden Knights Betting Odds Free Picks
Vegas showed just how valuable their home ice advantage can be last Saturday night with a 5-1 payout against the Nashville Predators, one of the top teams in the NHL. The Golden Knights used home ice to slam the breaks on a three-game losing streak with that victory. Despite their recent problems at home expect Vegas to bring the Best odds and play with much more urgency in this home-oriented series.
Bruins vs. Golden Knights Betting Pick: Bet the Vegas Golden Knights
Bruins vs. Golden Knights Score Prediction: Golden Knights 4, Bruins 2