Bruins vs. Jets Pick
7 Boston Bruins at 8 Winnipeg Jets, 8PM ET
According to oddsmakers at YouWager, the Jets are listed as a -140 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Bruins are a +120 underdog, while the total is set at 5.5 goals.
Winnipeg opened as a -130 favorite before the line went up, while the total has stayed at 5.5 goals. The Jets are between a -134 and a -140 favorite at various sportsbooks, while Boston can be bet between +115 and +125.
As of Tuesday afternoon, 60 percent of public bets have been placed on the Jets. Online wager info also shows that 59 percent of bets are on the over.
INJURY TO WATCH
Bruins left winger Rick Nash (upper body) and right winger David Backes (leg) are both out tonight. Defenseman Zdeno Chara (upper body) and left winger Jake DeBrusk (upper body) are both out indefinitely. Defenseman Charlie McAvoy (knee) is out until early April. Left winger Anders Bjork (shoulder) is out for the season. For Winnipeg, defensemen Toby Enstrom (lower body) and Jacob Trouba (brain injury) are out indefinitely. Defenseman Dmitri Kulikov (back) is out until mid-April. Goalie Michael Hutchinson (brain injury) is out indefinitely. Left winger Matt Hendricks (lower body) is out until mid-May. Goalie Steve Mason (knee) is out until early April.
Boston has playedfive unders in the last six games and is 40-33 on the season for unders. Winnipeg has played three overs in its last five games and is 37-36 on overs. The previous meeting this season back in December saw the Bruins claim a 2-1 victory in a shootout. With the under going 15-5-2 in the last 22 meetings between these franchises, I'm going to side with the under here as the Bruins are fantastic at holding the opposition at bay but are also without a couple playmakers.
NHL DAILY PREDICTION: BRUINS/JETS UNDER 5.5