The Detroit Red Wings (9-6-3) travel to face off against the Boston Bruins (14-1-3) on Friday, November 24th. This game will be played at TD Garden in Boston and televised on ESPN+. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Puck drop is set for 1:00 ET.
Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins
The Detroit Red Wings Are Coming Off A Win
The Red Wings come in with an overall record of 9-6-3. On the road, Detroit has a 3-3-1 record, whereas they are 6-3-2 at home. They are currently positioned 5th in the Eastern Atlantic division and 8th in the Eastern conference. This season, Detroit has managed to win six games by a margin of more than one goal while losing four games by multiple goals. Their overall puck line record for the season is 6-12.
The Red Wings played host to the Devils in their previous game and emerged with a 4-0 win. Looking at the Red Wings offense vs. the Devils, they managed to score three goals in the opening period and one time in the second period. Of Detroit’s four goals, one came while in power play. They ended the game with 28 shots on goal and had five giveaways.
Detroit was the underdog going into the game and picked up a win against the puck line. The game ended below the over/under line of 6.5, with a combined total of 4 goals.
The Boston Bruins Are Coming Off A Win
This season, the Bruins have an overall record of 14-1-3. On the road, Boston holds a 7-1-2 mark, and they are 7-0-1 when playing at home. At the moment, they hold the 1st spot in the Eastern Atlantic division and are ranked 1st in the Eastern conference. This season, Boston’s average scoring margin is +1.4, which has their puck line record at 10-8. Their average home scoring margin is +1.6, and in road games, it stands at +1.2.
The Bruins most recently took on the Panthers and secured a win with a score of 3-1. Looking at the Bruins offense vs. the Panthers, they managed to score one goal in the opening period and two times in the second period. All three goals came at even strength. They finished with 25 shots on goal and had 4 turnovers.
Entering the game as the underdog, Boston came away with a victory against the puck line. The over/under line for the game was 6, and it concluded with a combined total of 4 goals.
Detroit Offense Breakdown
When looking at their offense, the Red Wings have an average of 3.6 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 7th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 18th in the league. So far this year, the Red Wings are 5-2 in games they have had more shots on goal than their opponent. They are 4-3 in games with fewer shots on goal.
For the season, the over/under record of the Red Wings’ stands at 11-7-0. They have had 11 games during the season that exceeded the 6 over/under line. On average, their games are averaging 6.8 goals per game.
Boston Offense Breakdown
On offense, the Bruins are averaging 3.4 goals per game which is 8th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 13th in the league. Boston’s offense is currently ranked 15th in power play goals. When it comes to shorthanded goals, they are 28th in the league.
This season, the Bruins’ have an over/under record of 7-11-0. Throughout the season, they have played 11 games that did not exceed the 6 over/under line. On average, their games are averaging 5.6 goals per game.
Detroit Team Defense
In terms of defense, the Red Wings head into the game ranked 21st in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.2 shots per game against Detroit. So far, they are 7th in shutouts, achieving 2 shutouts.
Boston Team Defense
Boston defense takes on the Red Wings ranked 12th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are averaging 31.2 shots per game against Boston. They alsso are 11th in shutouts, with 1 shutouts.
Red Wings vs Bruins Trends
- In their last five road games, Detroit has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 3. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-3 while going 3-2.
- Through their last ten home contests, the Bruins offense has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing an average of 2. Boston posted an overall record of 7-3 while going 7-3 ATS.
- Boston has done well both straight up and vs the puck line when favored to win the game, going 5-0 SU and 5-0 puck line in their last five games.
- In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Red Wings have a straight up record of 1-2 and an puck line mark of 0-3.
When it comes to a straight moneyline bet, look no further than the Bruins. Nevertheless, given the payout of -203, you could also think about incorporating this bet into a parlay.
If you’re looking for a puck line bet, I’d suggest going with the Red Wings to cover. Even in the event of a Bruins victory, this game is expected to be closely fought, and the Red Wings should cover the puck line.
If you’re looking at the over/under line set at 6 goals, our prediction is that this game will exceed that mark, and we strongly advise placing a bet on the over.
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