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Minnesota Wild vs. Boston Bruins

Minnesota Wild at Boston Bruins

NHL Hockey:Tuesday January 8, 2019, 7:00 PM (TD Garden)

Moneyline: Minnesota +140/Boston -165

Over/Under: 5.5

Free ESPN NHL Pick Boston Bruins vs Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild continue on the road and take on the Bruins for today’s game.

Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins travel to Minnesota on the back of 4 successive victories, with their latest victim being the Sabres who lost 2-1 to the Bruins. This victory enabled the Bruins to climb to 3rd place in the Atlantic division overtaking the Buffaloes. The Bruins meanwhile have gone on a 6-0 stretch against foes from the Western Conference and  are an impressive 20-6 in their last 26 contests when playing on two days of rest. The Bruins are 4-0 in their last 4 games overall and have hit the over in 7 of their last 9 home games. This is the third successive game for the Bruins at home this season with Boston taking the game on both occasions against the Sabres(2-1) and the Flames(6-4).

Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild also enter the contest on a high, with 3 successive victories the latest of which was against the Canedians(1-0) yesterday. However this means that the Wild are coming into this game without any rest, which may benefit the Bruins. The Wilds sit in the middle of the closely contested Western division and will look to overtake Dallas and Colorado who are just 3 points ahead of them, with a victory here. The Wild have a terrific record against teams in the Atlantic division, especially against the Bruins at the TD Garden. The Bruins are 8-3 in their last 11 trips to the TD Garden, and are 2-5 in their last 7 meetings with the Bruins and have hit the Over in 5 of their last 6 against the Atlantic

NHL Trends by Cover The Spread 365

Boston Bruins

Boston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

Boston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Boston

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston’s last 9 games at home

Boston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Minnesota Wild

Minnesota is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games

Minnesota is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Boston

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota’s last 11 games

Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road

Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road

 ESPN SCORES NHL Pick Minnesota Wild vs. Boston Bruins

The Bruins come into the game after 2 full days of rest following their previous encounter,on the other hand the Wilds are continuing on the road without any rest after their game against the Canedians which was yesterday. This fact alone gives the Bruins a huge advantage over the Wild. So, even thought the Wilds have a terrific record at the TD Garden the circumstances are not in their favor. The Bruins of late also seem to be playing better than the Wild beating strong teams like the Flames, so expect the Bruins to walk away with this one.

Pick:  Boston Bruins  -165