The New Jersey Devils host the Boston Bruins, Monday Mar 15, as the playoff race heats up. The Devils hold a 2-0 lead in the season series. NHL oddsmakers at SBGGLOBAL.com have the Devils as -160 moneyline favs over the Bruins (+140) with the over/under set at 5 goals . Be sure to get your Boston Bruins vs New Jersey Devils NHL Prediction in early at SBGGLOBAL.com
The Bruins (30-25-3-9) have won six of ten and won just two of their last five road games. They are 16-12-3-3 on the road where they average 2.29 GAG and allow 2.41 GAG. They recently lost in Montreal 2-3. They got goals from Blake Wheeler and Milan Lucic. Goalie Tuukka Rask stopped 24 of 27 shots and is 6-4 in his last ten with a 2.40 GAA. Overall he’s 15-9-4 with a 2.14 GAA and a .927 SVPCT. The Bruins are currently eighth, just one point ahead of the Rangers with two games in hand. Boston's line of center Patrice Bergeron with wings Mark Recchi and Marco Sturm has combined for 13 points in the last three games . Bergeron, who will be relied upon heavily now that Savard is sidelined with a concussion, has notched 2 goals and 5 points over that stretch
The Devils (40-24-1-2) have lost six of their last ten but have won four of five at home. They are 22-9-1-0 at home where they average 3.00 GAG and allow 2.25 GAG. They recently lost to the Islanders 2-4 on the road. They had goals from Mike Mottau and Ilya Kovalchuk. Goalie Yann Danis filled in for Martin Brodeur and stopped 25 of 29 shots. Brodeur is 4-6 in his last ten with a 3.00 GAA. Overall he’s 37-22-3 with a 2.36 GAA and a .913 SVPCT. The Devils are in fourth place overall and is four points behind Atlantic Division-leading Pittsburgh. Devils' forward Ilya Kovalchuk has 2 goals and 4 points over his last two games . The Devils' "no name" defense, which includes Colin White, Andy Greene, Bryce Salvador, Mike Mottau, Anssi Salmela and Martin Skoula, has accrued nine points over the last three games.
Recent Trends to Consider:
- Under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
- Under is 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings in New Jersey.
- Bruins are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in New Jersey.
- Bruins are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings.
- Devils are 11-2 in their last 13 games as a home favorite of -151 to -200.
- Bruins are 2-9 in their last 11 games as a road underdog of +110 to +150.
Boston Bruins vs New Jersey Devils
When: Monday Mar 15, 2009 7:00 PM ET
Pick: Devils -160
Point-Spreads.com Boston Bruins vs New Jersey Devils NHL Prediction
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