Thursday, November 19, 2015
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The Minnesota Wild travel to TD Garden to play the Boston Bruins on Thursday, November 19, 2015. The opening line for this game has the Wild at +100 and the Bruins at -110. The over/under has been set at 5.
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Minnesota comes into this matchup having played 17 games. They have an overall record of 10-4-3 and on the road they have a record of 3-3-3. Currently they are 4th in the Central Division. They've scored 51 goals and given up 47 goals for a point differential of +4. Boston shows up with a record of 8-8-1 including 2-6-1 at home this season. They are 6th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 56 goals and surrendered 54 for a goal differential of +2.
Mikko Koivu has accumulated 16 total points this season for the Wild. He has 4 goals this season with 27 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 15%. He has a total of 12 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. Thomas Vanek has averaged 16 minutes of ice time per game this year. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 17% by scoring 7 goals on 41 shots. He has 7 assists giving him a total of 14 points on the season. Devan Dubnyk has 10 wins and 4 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has had 432 shots against him and has given up 40 goals. He has made 392 saves for a save percentage of 91%.
Patrice Bergeron has accumulated 17 total points this season for the Bruins. He has 7 goals this season with 58 shots on goal giving him a shooting percentage of 12%. He has a total of 10 assists on the season and averages 20 minutes played per game. David Krejci has averaged 20 minutes of ice time per game. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 21% by scoring 8 goals on 39 shots. He has 12 assists giving him a total of 20 points on the season. Tuukka Rask has 5 wins and 7 losses this season in net for the Bruins. He has had 374 shots against him and has given up 41 goals. He has made 333 saves for a save percentage of 89%.
The Wild have 23 total points this season. They have scored 51 goals while giving up 47 goals. They have had 62 power play opportunities and have scored 12 goals on those chances for a percentage of 19%. The Wild have allowed 43 power play opportunities and given up 11 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 74%. They average 27 shots per game and as a team are shooting 11.04% for the season to this point. They allow 29 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 90%.
The Bruins have a total of 17 points on the season. They have 19 power play goals on 54 opportunities thus far for a percentage of 35%. They have allowed 65 power play opportunities and have given up 19 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 71%. As a team, the Wild have a total of 56 goals scored while they've given up 54 goals to this point. They average 30 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 10.98%. As a team they give up 28 shots per game and have a save percentage of 89%.
Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 10-7 straight up
The Minnesota Wild are 7-6-4 against the over/under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 8-9 straight up
The Boston Bruins are 11-5-1 against the over/under
Minnesota Wild Injuries
11/18/15 C Erik Haula Illness probable Thursday vs. Boston
11/06/15 LW Zach Parise Knee out indefinitely
11/03/15 RW Justin Fontaine Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
11/03/15 C Tyler Graovac Groin out another 6 weeks
Boston Bruins Injuries
11/18/15 D Kevan Miller Upper Body "?" Thursday vs. Minnesota
11/04/15 RW David Pastrnak Foot out indefinitely
11/03/15 C Chris Kelly Leg expected to miss 6-8 months
Tony's Pick: Take Boston
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