Senators vs. Bruins Free Pick
BOSTON, MA (The Spread)– The Bruins will attempt to win their third consecutive division title tonight when they host the Senators, who have motivation of their own to close out the season on a high note.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bruins are -172 money line favorites over the Senators, who are +158 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Bruins opened as -230 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -172, while the Senators’ odds have gone from +210 down to +158. Ottawa enters this game with a 24-17-6 overall record and is 9-11-3 on the road, while Boston is 28-13-6 overall and 16-4-3 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 68% of bettors favor the Bruins. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take Ottawa. According to latest NHL trends, the Bruins are 1-4 in their last five games versus a team with a winning record and 1-5 in their last six games in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation. They’re also 2-6 in their last eight games overall and 2-6 in their last eight games versus the Eastern Conference. On the other side, the Senators are 4-1 in their last five games in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation and they have plenty of motivation to win tonight as they look to avoid a first-round playoff matchup with the top-seeded Penguins. Ottawa is only 1-6 versus Boston in the past seven games, but each of the Bruins’ four victories over the Senators this season have been by one goal. Look for Ottawa to exact some revenge tonight.
SUNDAY NHL FREE PICK: OTTAWA SENATORS +158