New Jersey Devils at Boston Bruins 1/8/2015 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 1/7/2015
Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET
TD Garden in Boston
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The New Jersey Devils will travel to the TD Garden in Boston to take on the Bruins on Thursday night. The New Jersey Devils beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 on Tuesday night while the Bruins are coming off a shootout loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
The Devils are 16-35 in their last 51 road games vs. a team with a winning home record and 24-56 in their last 80 road games. They're also 6-16 in their last 22 overall. The under is 5-1 in Devils last 6 games playing on 1 day rest and 5-1 in the Devils last 6 road games.
The Bruins are 19-7 in their last 26 games in the fourth game of a 4-in-6 situation and 21-8 in their last 29 vs. the Metropolitan Division. The Bruins are 27-11 in their last 38 home games vs. a team with a road winning % of less than .400. The under is 3-0-1 in Bruins last 4 games playing on no days rest while the over is 3-0-2 in the Bruins last 5 Thursday games.
In head-to-head matchups, the over is 4-0-1 in the last 5 meetings and 3-13 in the last 16 meetings. The Devils are 1-7 in the last 8 meetings in Boston.
New Jersey Devils Betting Trends
New Jersey Devils are 15-27-0 Against the Spread
New Jersey Devils are 15-22-0 against the Over/Under
Boston Bruins Betting Trends
Boston Bruins are 19-21-0 Against the Spread
Boston Bruins are 16-17-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
New Jersey Devils
12/30/14 C Stephen Gionta Hand out indefinitely
12/27/14 GO Scott Clemmensen Virus out indefinitely
12/18/14 D Damon Severson Ankle expected to miss 4-5 weeks
11/17/14 D Bryce Salvador Lower Body out indefinitely
11/14/14 LW Ryane Clowe Concussion out indefinitely
01/06/15 D Eric Gelinas Illness "?" Thursday vs Boston
01/06/15 C Jacob Josefson Illness "?" Thursday vs Boston
01/06/15 RW Martin Havlat Illness "?" Thursday vs Boston
12/10/14 LW Simon Gagne Personal out indefinitely
10/05/14 C Marc Savard Concussion out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Boston
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