|Game||Boston Bruins vs Colorado Avalanche|
|Date & Time||Sunday February 10, 2019, 3:00 PM (EST)|
BOS -181 O/U 6
On Sunday, the Colorado Avalanche visit TD Garden in Boston to play the Boston Bruins in an afternoon NHL showdown. The Avalanche will be playing the second half of a back-to-back after playing the New York Islanders on Saturday. Colorado lost its fifth straight on Thursday falling in overtime to the Washington Capitals 4-3. Colorado has tumbled down the standing to next to last in the Central division.
Boston will play the second half of a back-to-back as well on Sunday after hosting the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday. Boston lost to the New York Rangers 4-3 in their most recent outing on Wednesday night in a shootout. Boston scored all three goals in the second period off the sticks of Danton Heinen, David Pastrnak and Patrice Bergeron to take a 3-1 lead, but allowed two goals in the third to the Rangers that sent the game to overtime.
Gabriel Landeskog leads Colorado in goals scored with 29. Mikko Rantanen is the assists leader with 51 and points leader with 75. Goalie Semyon Varlamov is 13-13-6 and has a 2.92 goals against average and .905 save percentage. Colorado is 7th in goals scored at 3.32 and 27th in goals against at 3.32.
David Pastrnak leads the Bruins in goals scored with 31 and in points with 65. Brad Marchand is the team leader in assists with 42. Tuukka Rask is 16-8-4 in net with a goals against average of 2.30 and save percentage of .924. Boston on the season is 20th in goals scored per game at 2.85 and 4th in goals against per game at 2.56.
Recent Betting Trends
Colorado is 10-4 in its last 14 versus Atlantic division opponents
The OVER has cashed in each of the Avalanche’s last 4 versus Eastern Conference opponents
Boston is 8-1 in its last 9 versus Western Conference teams
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Bruins last 6 versus Western Conference opponents
Although the Avalanche are on the road and have lost five straight their success against Boston has been excellent. Colorado has won each of the last 10 visits to TD Garden and each of the last 4 overall versus the Bruins. The underdog (Colorado) has won 7 of the last 9 meetings between the two. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Avalanche win 4-2.