Blue Jackets vs. Bruins Pick

NHL Predictions: Is under good bet for Blue Jackets at Bruins? 3/19/18

Will the total goals be low tonight when the Columbus Blue Jackets play at the Boston Bruins? Game time is slated for 7PM ET.

1 Columbus Blue Jackets at 2 Boston Bruins, 7PM ET

CURRENT ODDS

According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Bruins are listed as a -160 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Blue Jackets are a +140 underdog, while the total is set at 5.5 goals.

Bet NHL Action For Monday, March 19, 2018

LINE MOVEMENT

Boston opened as a -165 favorite on the moneyline, while the total is at 5.5 goals. The Bruins range from a -155 to a -170 favorite, while Columbus is between a +140 and +150 underdog. The total is 5.5 everywhere.

PUBLIC BETTING

As of Monday afternoon, 75 percent of public bets have sided with Boston. Online wager info also shows that 62 percent of bets are coming in on the over.

INJURY TO WATCH

Blue Jackets right winger Josh Anderson (knee) is out until late March. For the Bruins, defenseman Zdeno Chara (upper body) is questionable. Right winger David Backes (leg) is out, while center Patrice Bergeron (foot) and left winger Jake DeBrusk (upper body) are out indefinitely. Defenseman Charlie McAvoy (knee) is out until early April. Left winger Anders Bjork (shoulder) is out for the season.

BETTING STRATEGY

The over has hit six straight times when these two teams have met including twice this season. Columbus has hit the over in seven of its last 10 games and is riding a seven-game winning streak, while Boston has hit the under in three of its last four games. The over is tempting because of the history of this series and the Blue Jackets playing a lot of high-scoring games lately, but expect a Bruins type of game here featuring good defense and goaltending. Columbus is strong in the back end too. The Blue Jackets are 39-33 on unders this season, while Boston is 37-32 on unders. Bet the under.

 

NHL DAILY PREDICTION: BLUE JACKETS/BRUINS UNDER 5.5

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