New Jersey Devils vs Boston Bruins 02/18/2021 Hockey Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
New Jersey Devils vs Boston Bruins 02/18/2021 – It’s time for an unbalanced East Division NHL game to get underway as the New Jersey Devils take on Boston Bruins from TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The New Jersey Devils will enter this game as they sit at the sixth position in the East Division play. As for the Boston Bruins, they are dominating opponents at the top spot. The Boston Bruins will look forward to rebounding from their last defeat as the Devils try to build on their two-game winning streak. The nhl expert picks have already predicted a winner for this entertaining game.
New Jersey Devils vs Boston Bruins 02/18/2021
When: Thursday, February 18, 7:00 PM ET
Where: TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
New Jersey Devils vs Boston Bruins 02/18/2021 Betting Odds:
|New Jersey Devils||+1 (+100)||5.5 o (-125)||+210|
|Boston Bruins||-1 (+100)||5.5 u (-111)||-263|
"I love playing with Krech, he's an unbelievable playmaker…it won't be a hard transition for me."
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) February 16, 2021
New Jersey Devils
The New Jersey Devils are ahead of the Rangers and they are trailing the Penguins in the fifth spot. In their last game, New Jersey managed to defeat the Rangers with a final score of 5-2. The Devils will enter this game holding a 5-3-2 record on the season. From their offensive end, the Devils are touching an average of 2.80 goals per game. The defense seems to be struggling as they are giving up more at an average of 2.60 per game. The good news is that the Devils are touching close to 68 percent with their power plays on the season.
Players to watch: M. Wood LW (G 5, A 3, PTS 8), J. Hughes C (G 3, A 5, PTS 8), T. Smith D (G 2, A 6, PTS 8).
The Boston Bruins will enter this game holding a 10-2-2 record on the season. Boston was strong enough to get past most of their opponents. However, their last game against the Islanders was unsuccessful. Boston scored two and gave up four in return. Boston’s offense is touching 2.86 on average per game. From the defensive end, they are surrendering 2.14 to opponents. The Bruins are solid with their penalty kill as they are touching 88 percent on the season. This will be an easy opportunity for the Bruins to rebound from their loss.
Players to watch: P. Bergeron C (G 7, A 11, PTS 18), B. Marchand C (G 9, A 9, PTS 18), C. McAvoy D (G 1, A 10, PTS 11).
New Jersey Devils vs Boston Bruins Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey’s last 5 games.
Devils are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of New Jersey’s last 6 games on the road.
Devils are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Boston.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Jersey’s last 6 games this season.
Boston is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games against New Jersey.
Bruins are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Boston is 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against New Jersey.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games played on a Thursday.
Devils vs Bruins Betting Picks
The NHL regular season has been impressive right from the start as many teams battle to increase their record. The betting odds are clearly intact for the Bruins to win this game here and cover the spread. Boston is anyway a stronger team than the New Jersey Devils and they seem to have all that it takes to get past the Devils.
Score Prediction: 3-2, Bruins win.