Blackhawks at Bruins 2/12/19 - NHL Picks & Predictions
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Chicago Blackhawks vs. Boston Bruins
NHL: 7:00 PM EST
Feb. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : BOS -190 O/U 6
The Chicago Blackhawks look for their eighth straight victory on Tuesday when they visit TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins. The Blackhawks defeated the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday 5-2 for their seven consecutive win. Dominik Kahun scored two goals and assisted on another, while Cam Ward stopped 43 shots in net helping to lead the Blackhawks to victory.
Boston won its second straight on Sunday with a 2-1 overtime win against the Colorado Rockies. Boston’s Brad Marchand scored 4:03 into the extra period giving the Bruins the win. The Bruins have now earned points in seven straight games. Also scoring for Boston in the game was John Moore.
Patrick Kane leads the Blackhawks in goals scored with 33, in assists with 48 and points with 81. Goalie Cam Ward is 11-8-4 and has a 3.67 goals against and .895 save percentage. On the season, Chicago is 10th in goals scored per game at 3.23 and 30th in goals against at 3.61.
David Pastrnak leads the Bruins in goals scored with 31 and in points with 66. Brad Marchand is the team leader in assists with 44. Tuukka Rask is 17-8-4 in net with a goals against average of 2.36 and save percentage of .922. Boston on the season is 18th in goals scored per game at 2.88 and 3rd in goals against per game at 2.55.
Recent Betting Trends:
Chicago is 7-0 in its last 7
The OVER has cashed in 25 of the Blackhawks last 35
Boston is 4-1 in its last 5
The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Bruins last 11 at home
Free Betting Pick: Chicago Blackhawks +171
Both teams are playing well entering this matchup, but the Blackhawks are red-hot with seven straight win. Chicago will be on the road but the Blackhawks have won each of the last four versus Eastern Conference teams, 7 of the last 10 on the road and each of the last 5 when their opponent scored 2 or fewer goals the previous game. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Blackhawks win 3-2