Bruins vs. Jets - 11/28/14 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Winnipeg Jets (12-9-3) at Boston Bruins (13-9-1)
NHL Hockey: Friday, November 28, 2014 at 7:00 pm (TD Garden)
The Line: Boston Bruins -153 / Winnipeg Jets +139 --- Over/Under: 5 See the Latest Odds
The Winnipeg Jets and Boston Bruins play Friday night at the TD Garden.
The Winnipeg Jets are hanging around in the Central by splitting their last 10 games. The Jets are led by a defense that’s allowing 2.2 goals on the season and seven goals in their last three games. The Winnipeg Jets have allowed a power play goal in five of their last six games and have won eight of their last 10 games when allowing three or less goals. Michael Hutchinson has allowed eight goals on 150 shots and Ondrej Pavelec has given up 42 goals on 516 shots faced. Offensively, the Jets are averaging two goals per game and have three pp goals in their last nine games. Andrew Ladd has eight goals, Bryan Little has seven assists and Blake Wheeler has 74 shots on goal. This will wrap up a three-game road trip for the Winnipeg Jets.
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The Boston Bruins have lost four of their last seven games and remain in the thick of the Atlantic. The Bruins defense is allowing 2.5 goals per game and has given up nine goals in their last five games. The Boston Bruins have given up a pp goal in five of their last nine games and have won nine of their last 11 games overall when allowing three or less goals. Tuukka Rask has allowed 39 goals on 458 shots faced and Niklas Svedberg has given up 17 goals on 196 shots faced. Offensively, the Bruins are averaging 2.5 goals per game and haven’t scored a power play goal in five straight games. Patrice Bergeron is one of five Boston players with five goals, Carl Soderberg has 10 assists and Dougie Hamilton has 49 shots on goal.
The Jets are 9-4 in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest and 1-4 in their last 5 games following a win. The Bruins are 39-15 in their last 54 home games and 18-8 in their last 26 games playing on 3 or more days rest. Jets are 4-17-1 in the last 22 meetings in Boston and 6-17 in the last 23 meetings overall.
The Boston Bruins need a win to get out of their funk and should be able to do just that against a Jets team they've owned over the years. Take Boston as long as you think the price is fair.