Bruins vs. Red Wings Pick

NHL Predictions: Will Bruins take down host Red Wings? 12/13/17

Will the Boston Bruins record the road victory tonight on national television at the Detroit Red Wings? Game time is 8PM ET.

According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Bruins are a -145 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Red Wings are a +125 underdog, while the over-under is set at 5.5 goals.

Boston enters with a 14-9-3-1 record after a 3-1 home win over the Islanders Saturday night. Detroit is 11-13-5-1 following a 2-1 home overtime loss to the Panthers on Monday night. The Bruins won three out of four meetings last season, while the over went 3-1.

In the win over New York, goals were scored by Jake DeBrusk as well as Danton Heinen and Brad Marchand. Torey Krug and David Pastrnak each dished out two assists. Tuukka Rask made 30 saves on 31 shots. DeBrusk made it 2-0 with 13:15 left in the third period and the Bruins held on from there.

Henrik Zetterberg scored the lone Red Wings goal on an assist from Trevor Daley late in the first period versus Florida. The Panthers tied it up midway through the third period before winning it two minutes into overtime. Jimmy Howard made 27 saves on 29 shots in the loss.

The home team is 5-1 in the last six meetings. The over is 5-1-1 in the last seven meetings.

Bet on Bruins vs. Red Wings

The Red Wings are struggling badly this season and couldn't take advantage of the early lead against the Panthers. Although Howard has mostly been fantastic in net this season, poor defense and a lack of playmakers have held Detroit down. Although the home team has typically had success in this series, take the better team here. That is the Bruins. 

NHL DAILY PREDICTION: BOSTON BRUINS -145

 

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