Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers - 11/27/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Rangers (16-4-2) at Boston Bruins (12-8-1)
NHL Hockey: Friday, November 27, 2015 at 1:00 pm (TD Garden)
The Line: Boston Bruins / New York Rangers --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The New York Rangers and Boston Bruins square off Friday afternoon at the TD Garden.
The New York Rangers look to remain red hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The New York Rangers are averaging three goals per game and are scoring on 19.6 percent of their power plays. Mats Zuccarello leads New York with 10 goals, Keith Yandle has 10 assists and Rick Nash has 63 shots on goal. Defensively, the New York Rangers are allowing 1.9 goals per game and are killing 85.5 percent of their power play chances. Henrik Lundqvist has allowed 35 goals on 577 shots faced and Antti Raanta has given up five goals on 112 shots. Lundqvist has allowed nine goals in his last three games.
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The Boston Bruins also look to keep rolling after winning five of their last six games. The Boston Bruins are averaging 3.2 goals per game and are scoring on 30.8 percent of their power plays. Brad Marchand leads Boston with 10 goals, David Krejci has 15 assists and Loui Eriksson has 38 shots on goal. Defensively, the Boston Bruins are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 75.6 percent of their power play chances. Tuukka Rask has allowed 44 goals on 438 shots faced and Jonas Gustavsson has given up 13 goals on 162 shots. Rask has allowed eight goals in his last three games.
The Rangers are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record and 69-29 in their last 98 overall. The Bruins are 35-17 in their last 52 vs. Metropolitan and 5-0 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest. The Rangers are 0-6 in the last 6 meetings in Boston and 1-6 in the last 7 meetings overall.
Both teams are playing well as of late, but the Bruins have had their way with the Rangers in Boston and have actually had terrific success against the Rangers overall. I like the home team here.