Can Bruins stop losing skid?
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (TheSpread) – The Boston Bruins are in a bit of a freefall heading into tonight’s 8PM ET game with the Minnesota Wild. Do oddsmakers see Boston turning it around?
Minnesota is 16-12-1 overall and 9-3-1 at home while Boston is 15-13-3 overall and 6-7-1 on the road. Minnesota has won three of its last four meetings with the Bruins, including a 4-3 victory on Oct. 28 of this season. These two have scored five goals or more in three straight meetings.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Wild are favored to keep Boston on the losing side of things, as Minnesota is getting a money line of -140 to win, while the Bruins are getting odds of +120 to win. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Boston has lost six of its last seven and three straight coming into tonight. Their last three losses have all been by one goal, with the last two by shootout. The Bruins have lost five straight as an underdog. Minnesota has alternated wins and losses in their last 10 games. They have hit the over in four of their last five meetings and are 3-1 in their last four games as a favorite.