Bruins vs. Red Wings - 3/8/15 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Red Wings (36-16-11) at Boston Bruins (32-22-10)
NHL Hockey: Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 12:30 pm (TD Garden)
The Line: Boston Bruins / Detroit Red Wings --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins meet Sunday afternoon at the TD Garden.
The Detroit Red Wings look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Red Wings are averaging 2.9 goals per game and have scored eight goals in their last three games. The Detroit Red Wings have four power play goals in their last four games and have won four of their last five games when scoring at least three goals. Tomas Tatar leads Detroit with 25 goals, Pavel Datsyuk has 30 assists and Gustav Nyquist has 147 shots on goal. Defensively, the Red Wings are allowing 2.5 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in five straight games. Jimmy Howard has allowed 88 goals on 1,058 shots faced and Petr Mrazek has given up 47 goals on 518 shots.
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The Boston Bruins look to stay hot after winning three of their last four games. The Bruins are averaging 2.6 goals per game and have scored 10 goals in their last three. The Boston Bruins have three power play goals in their last three games and have won four of their last five when scoring at least three goals. Brad Marchand leads Boston with 19 goals, Patrice Bergeron has 27 assists and Loui Eriksson has 130 shots on goal. Defensively, the Bruins are allowing 2.5 goals per game and have allowed a power play goal in six of their last eight games. Tuukka Rask has allowed 121 goals on 1,513 shots faced and Niklas Svedberg has given up 28 goals on 337 shots.
The Red Wings are 9-4 in their last 13 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-13 in their last 19 vs. Atlantic. The Bruins are 49-24 in their last 73 home games and 3-10 in their last 13 games playing on 0 days rest. The Red Wings are 1-6 in the last 7 meetings.
The Bruins have been brutal lately on the end of a back to back, and the Red Wings have been one of the hotter teams in the league over the last month or so... Give me the road team.