Boston Bruins vs Winnipeg Jets 01/09/2020 Picks, NHL Betting Odds and Previews
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Boston Bruins vs Winnipeg Jets 01/09/2020 – The Boston Bruins looked great Tuesday night when they exposed the Nashville Predators with a 6-2 win in Tennessee. The victory snapped a three-game slide and the Bruins are looking to turn their game a notch higher as they head back to Massachusetts to host the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday inside the TD Garden.
The Jets are playing their second of a back-to-back and they are aiming to stretch their own winning run to three after they rolled past the Toronto Maple Leafs in OT Wednesday. They currently sit right in the middle of the Central Division with a 24-16-4 record.
Boston Bruins vs Winnipeg Jets 01/09/2020
When: 7:00 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
Boston Bruins vs Winnipeg Jets 01/09/2020 Betting Odds:
Boston Bruins shared the load offensively in their win against the Predators last Tuesday. Chris Wagner and Danton Heinen each broke out of their respective slumps while Charlie Coyle and David Krejci provided the needed scoring support which led to the win. David Pastrnak continues to anchor the team as he stretched his streak of games with at least a goal to three.
Players to watch: David Pastrnak (GP 44, G 32, A 30, PTS 62), Brad Marchand (GP 44, G 20, A 41, PTS 61), Patrice Bergeron (GP 35, G 18, A 19, PTS 37).
The Jets will continue their road trip as they travel all the way from Toronto to Boston. Their 4-3 overtime victory against the Maple Leafs gave them their second straight win as they keep in step with the leaders of the Central Division.
Mark Scheifele’s goal in regulation ties Kyle Connor for a team-best 21 as the two remain as the main focal point of the Jets’ offense, combining for a total of 91 points in the season.
Backup goalie Laurent Brossoit is expected to get the starting nod for this game in place of Connor Hellebuyck who made 25 saves on Wednesday’s win.
Players to watch: Mark Scheifele (GP 44, G 21, A 28, PTS 49), Kyle Connor (GP 44, G 21, A 21, PTS 42), Nikolaj Ehlers (GP 44, G 18, A 17, PTS 35).
Boston Bruins vs Winnipeg Jets Betting Predictions
Bruins are 21-8 in their last 29 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game.
Jets are 11-5 in their last 16 games as a road underdog.
Bruins vs Jets Betting Picks
The Bruins are given the edge on the updated NHL betting odds, and with their most recent victory, expect them to bring their savvy as they will live up to the favorites tag attached to them. This will be a rather high-scoring affair with Boston coming out as the victors at home.
Score Prediction: Boston Bruins 5, Winnipeg Jets 3.