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(16-6-1) Detroit Red Wings vs. Boston Bruins (11-8-3)
Date: Tuesday, November 30
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Venue: TD Garden, Boston
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: Detroit +190 Bruins -229 (Bet Now!)
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: Detroit +1.5 -130 Bruins -1.5 106
NHL Betting Total: O/U 5.5
Detroit Red Wings
The Detroit Red Wings come into this road contest with an overall record of 10-9-3. Through 22 games the Red Wings are 4th in the Atlantic Division.
On the season, they have found the net 61 times, good for a rank of 15th among NHL teams.
Heading into the game, Detroit is the 27th ranked defensive team, allowing opponents to score at an average rate of 3.23 goals per game.
So far, the Red Wings have a strength of schedule rating of 19th in the league. When diving into their opponent-adjusted scoring margin, they come into this game as the 24th ranked team in the NHL.
Through 22 games, the team-leading goal scorer is Dylan Larkin. With his 9 he is the second in overall points, coming in at 19. On the season he is turning 17.9% of his shots into goals.
In addition, the Red Wings have benefited from the strong play of Lucas Raymond who is the team’s overall leader in points. In his team’s 22 games, he has come up with 9 goals on a shooting percentage of 17.3%. While on the ice, his offensive production has led to a plus-minus rating of 2
Detroit’s top goalie is Alex Nedeljkovic who is giving up an average of 2.7 goals per game. In his 14 games played, he has turned in 8 quality starts. Giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.
The Boston Bruins get set to host the Detroit Red Wings with an overall record of 11-7-0. This mark places them 5th in the Atlantic division.
Through 18 games, the Bruins have scored 56 goals, giving them an average of 3.06. This output gives them a rank of 22nd among NHL teams.
On defense, they are the 4th ranked unit, giving up 2.83 goals per contest.
So far, they have played the 14th toughest schedule in the league. And, when taking into account their scoring margin relative to the quality of their competition, they come in with a power ranking of 14th in the NHL.
Through 18 games, the Boston Bruins’ goal and overall scoring leader is Brad Marchand with 24 points. He has reached his mark of 9 goals, on a shooting percentage of 18.8%. So far, 33.0% of his goals have come during power-play time.
Behind him is Patrice Bergeron who has 10 assists to go along with his 8 goals. While on the ice, his offensive production has led to a plus-minus rating of +4
Boston’s top goalie is Jeremy Swayman who is giving up an average of 2.42 goals per game.
In his 10 games played, he has turned in 6 quality starts. Giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.
NHL Betting Trends:
- Red Wings are 11-23 in their last 34 games following a win.
- Red Wings are 38-86 in their last 124 vs. Atlantic
- Bruins are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Eastern Conference.
- Bruins are 10-3 in their last 13 games as a favorite.
Free Detroit Red Wings vs. Boston Bruins NHL Prediction
In this game, I like Boston to take care of business at home. I also recommend taking the game to go over 5.5 goals.
4* Free NHL Betting Pick:
As the Detroit Red Wings get set to take on the Bruins they have a below .500 record over their past five games, going 2-3. During this stretch, they have scored 12 goals, accounting for 43.0% of the scoring in these contests.
If the Red Wings hope to break out of their slump, they need to pick up their offensive play. In these games, they have outscored their average of 3.23 goals, just 2 times.
In Boston’s 18 games, the over has hit in over half of their games, going 10-8-0. So far, taking the over when the Bruins are playing at home, has been a good bet with an over-under record of 5-5-0.
On the season 56.0% of Boston’s games have gone for at least 6 goals or more, with 55% of the scoring coming from the Bruins.
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