Bruins vs. Islanders Free Pick

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(ATS Consultants) – The Boston Bruins are coming off a shootout loss to Washington at home on Thursday, while the New York Islanders have won three straight, the last two against Pittsburgh. The Islanders host Boston on Saturday at 1:05pmET.

ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Bruins as a -145 favorite and the total is 5.5 goals. Boston enters play with a 45-28-4 overall and is 22-15-1 on the road, Meanwhile, the Islanders are 33-33-11 overall and 16-16-6 at home.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Bruins opened as a -150 favorite and that has moved down to -145 at most sports books. The total has remained the same (5.5 goals).

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PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 76% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Bruins. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.

NHL FREE PICK: Take Boston. According to latest NHL trends, the Bruins are 4-1 in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest, 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a losing record, 9-4 in their last 13 after scoring 2 goals or less in their previous game and are 40-19 in their last 59 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game. Islanders are 25-54 in their last 79 when their opponent scores 2 goals or less in their previous game and are 3-9 in their last 12 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. The Bruins have won 3 of their last 4 in this series and 13 of the last 17 including 6 of the last 8 in New York. The Islanders are 9 points out of the playoff picture and all but out save for the mathematics. Boston normally plays well on the road and they are coming off a game that they picked up a point after coming back from 2-0 down to tie the Caps and then lose in a shootout. Before that loss, they had won three straight including two tough road wins.

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