Bruins vs. Maple Leafs Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Bruins as –130 money line favorites over the Maple Leafs, while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. Boston is 14-7-1 on the year and 5-2-0 on the road, while Toronto is 14-8-2 overall and 6-3-2 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: Boston opened as a –130 money line favorite and that number remains the best line for the Bruins (who are also –135 or –140 at some offshore sports books). Toronto opened as a +120 money line underdog and that’s where the line remains for the Leafs. The over/under total opened at 5.5 and like most NHL totals, it hasn’t moved.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the 1,100-plus wagers placed on tonight’s game, 52% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Maple Leafs. 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 the over. According to latest NHL trends, the over is 9-1 in Boston’s last 10 games versus the Eastern Conference and 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams. The over is also 20-7 in Toronto’s last 27 games versus the Eastern Conference and 9-4 in the Leafs’ last 13 games on Wednesday night.
WEDNESDAY NHL FREE PICK: BRUINS/MAPLE LEAFS OVER 5.5