Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 8 p.m. ET
Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
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Bruins vs. Rangers TV Coverage: NBCSN
Boston Bruins Record and Metrics
Boston has been flooding Offshore sportsbooks with red ink as they have cashed in a winning ticket only once in their last six games. The Bruins have trended under the total most of the year and have gone over the number in just three of their last ten games. Boston now stands at 27-17-6-1 with only 19 of their 51 games going over the total. The Bruins have NHL rankings of 19th for goal scoring, second for the power play, fourth for goals against and 21st for the penalty kill. Boston holds the seventh playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
New York Rangers Record and Metrics
In contrast to the Bruins New York has been profitable as of late at Online sportsbooks. The Broadway Blueshirts have won four of their last six games to now stand at 22-22-5-2 with just 24 of their 51 games going under the total. New York is eight points out of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Rangers have NHL rankings of 27th for goal scoring, 11th for the power play, 26th for goals against, and 25th for penalty killing.
Despite their recent woes Boston has brought their best wagering value on the road. The Bruins have won five of their last eight road matchups with just three of their last ten away games going over the total. Counter to that is the Rangers struggles on home ice recently. The Broadway Blueshirts have won just three of their last 11 home games with five of their last six games at Madison Square Garden going over the total.
Head to Head Series
New York has had full control of the cashier’s cage in their series against Boston with nine wins in the last ten games. Three of the last five between these teams have gone under the total. And at Madison Square Garden the Rangers have owned this head to head series with five payouts in the last six games against Boston. The last four meetings between these teams at New York have gone over the total.
Bruins to Watch
David Pastrnak is an emerging superstar for the Bruins. At the age of 22 the left winger has already amassed 30 goals and 31 assists on the season. Pastrnak is on pace for his best season ever after scoring 34 goals in 2016-17 and 35 goals in 2017-18.
Rangers to Watch
Chris Kreider is also on pace to compile the best goal scoring totals in his six-year career. The Rangers left winger has 23 goals with 16 assists and a plus five. Kreider has been an important anchor on the rebuilding and young New York team.
Between the Pipes
Veteran and future Hall of Famer Henrik Lundqvist has a .907 save percentage while backup Alexandar Georgiev is at .897.
Boston has gotten excellent goaltending this year from Tuukka Rask (.920) and Jaroslav Halak (.918).
Bruins vs. Rangers Betting Odds Free Picks
The Rangers figure to give the Best odds in this matchup based on their dominance of this head to head series and recent form. Boston lacks the offensive fire power to take advantage of the Rangers subpar defense and goaltending.
Bruins vs. Rangers Betting Pick: Bet the New York Rangers
Bruins vs. Rangers Score Prediction: Ranges 4, Bruins 2