Boston Bruins vs Las Vegas Golden Knights Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 5 (12/5): NHL

Boston Bruins vs Las Vegas Golden Knights Prediction, Pick and Preview, December 5 (12/5): NHL

 

Odds

Time 7:00 p.m. EST
Golden Knights money line +140
Golden Knights spread +1.5 (-170)
Bruins  money line -170
Bruins spread -1.5 (+145)
Over / under 6

 

2021-2022 season stats

  Las Vegas Golden Knights Boston Bruins
Record 13-7-1 18-3
Road / home record 6-4 12-0
Streak L1 W3
Goals per game 3.57 4.00
Goals allowed per game 3.19 2.24
Shots per game 31.3 34.7
Shots allowed per game 31.2 30.2
PP % 25.6% 29.10%
PK % 25.22% 20.80%
Over / under record 12-8-1 11-10
 

Preview

The Las Vegas Golden Knights continue on the road and will visit the Boston Bruins at the TD Garden on Tuesday night. These teams already faced each other this season in Las Vegas where the Bruins beat the Golden Knights 5-3.

 

Las Vegas Golden Knights

The Golden Knights have won 6 of their last 7 games and are 6-4 on the road with a 13-7-1 record overall ranking 3rd in the Atlantic Division. Las Vegas has a 4-1-0 record in Atlantic Division games and a 9-6-1 record overall. The Golden Knights have a 13-1-1 record in games they score three or more goals.

Nikita Kucherov has 10 goals and 23 assists for the Golden Knights. Nicholas Paul has scored six goals and added three assists over the past 10 games.

In their last 10 games the Golden Knights are 7-3-0, averaging four goals, 7.2 assists, 5.1 penalties and 12.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.

Boston Bruins

The Bruins have won 8 of their first 9 games and are 12-0 at home so far this season. Boston has a 18-3 record overall and a 4-3 record in Atlantic Division games. The Bruins are seventh in league play serving 12.1 penalty minutes per game.

David Pastrnak has 14 goals and 17 assists for the Bruins. Brad Marchand has three goals and 10 assists over the past 10 games.

In their last 10 games the Bruins are 8-2-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.4 assists, 4.9 penalties and 11.7 penalty minutes while giving up 1.8 goals per game.

 

BETTING TRENDS

Las Vegas are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.

Las Vegas are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Boston.

Las Vegas are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.

Las Vegas are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games.

Boston are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games against Las Vegas.

Boston are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games at home.

 

Prediction

The Golden Knights have been playing much better lately and have won 6 of their last 7 games scoring an average of 4.5 goals per game on that strecht but already lost against the Bruins earlier this season at home. The Bruins are having a hell of a season and are the only team undefeated at home with a 12-0 in Boston. The Golden Knights will be playing on back to back games while the Bruins are well rested and it's really hard to go against them at home. Take the Bruins.

PICK: Bruins ML (-170) 

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