Boston Bruins at Minnesota Wild NHL Parlay 3/25/2018
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Xcel Energy Center
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The Boston Bruins head to Xcel Energy Center to take on the Minnesota Wild on Sunday, March 25, 2018. The opening line for this contest has the Bruins at -170 and the Wild at +153.
Boston has a record of 46-17-10 this year and away from home they have a record of 21-10-5-2. They are 2nd in the Atlantic Division. They've tallied 243 goals and surrendered 188 goals for a point differential of +55. For the year they have an ATS mark of 46-27-0 and an over/under record of 33-39-0. Minnesota has a record of 41-24-8, including 24-6-7-1 on home ice this year. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They've scored 227 goals and have given up 210 for a goal differential of +17. Their record against the spread is 41-32-0 while their over/under mark is 38-31-0.
Valuable Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 46-27-0 straight up this year
The Boston Bruins are 33-39-0 against the over/under this season
Important Minnesota Wild Betting Trends
The Minnesota Wild are 41-32-0 straight up this year
The Minnesota Wild are 38-31-0 against the over/under this season
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
03/24/18 C Patrice Bergeron Foot is upgraded to "?" Sunday vs Minnesota
03/24/18 LW Rick Nash Upper Body is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs Minnesota
03/23/18 RW David Backes Laceration is "?" Sunday vs Minnesota
03/23/18 D Torey Krug Upper Body is "?" Sunday vs Minnesota
03/23/18 D Zdeno Chara Upper Body is "?" Sunday vs Minnesota
03/18/18 LW Jake DeBrusk Upper Body is out indefinitely
03/06/18 D Charlie McAvoy Lower Body is out indefinitely
02/01/18 LW Anders Bjork Shoulder IR (01/30)
Key Minnesota Wild Injuries
03/15/18 D Jared Spurgeon Groin is out indefinitely
03/05/18 C Luke Kunin ACL is out for season
Tuukka Rask has 31 wins and 11 losses this season in goal for the Bruins. He has 1,332 shots against him and he's surrendered 110 goals. He's made 1,222 stops for a save percentage of 92%. Brad Marchand has scored 78 total points this year for the Bruins. He has 32 goals this season with 161 shots on net, giving him a shooting percentage of 20%. He has a total of 46 assists on the year and averages 19.7 minutes played per contest. David Pastrnak averages 17.9 minutes of ice time per game this season. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 14% by tallying 29 goals on 206 attempts. He has 43 assists, giving him a total of 72 points on the year.
Eric Staal has 71 total points this season for the Wild. He has 39 goals this year with 208 shots on goal, giving him a shooting percentage of 19%. He has a total of 32 assists on the year and averages 17.9 minutes played per contest. Devan Dubnyk has 31 wins and 14 losses this season in net for the Wild. He has 1,573 shots against him and he's given up 133 goals. He's made 1,440 saves for a save percentage of 92%. Jason Zucker averages 17 minutes of ice time per contest. In that time he has a shooting percentage of 15% by scoring 29 goals on 194 attempts. He has 28 assists, giving him a total of 57 points on the year.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins have given up 223 power play opportunities and surrendered 39 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 83% this season. That is 7th in the league. They average 33 shots per contest and as a team shoot 10.12% for the year. They allow 29 shot attempts to their opposition per game and have a team save percentage of 91%, ranking them 8th in the NHL at stopping the puck. The Bruins are 3rd overall with 102 total points this year. They are 6th in the league with 243 goals and 29th in goals allowed with 188. They've had 234 power play chances and scored 52 goals on those opportunities for a percentage of 22%. That is 7th in the NHL.
Useful Team Statistics
As a team, the Wild are 11th with a total of 227 goals scored while they are 20th with 210 goals surrendered this season. They average 30 shots per game and have a team shooting percentage of 10.21%. As a unit they give up 32 shots per contest and have a save percentage of 91%, putting them 15th in the league. The Wild have a total of 90 points this season, which is 9th in the NHL. They have had 45 power play goals on 219 chances for a percentage of 21%. That is 14th overall. They've given up 244 power play opportunities and surrendered 50 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 80%, ranking 20th when short-handed.
Boston has a Corsi percentage of 52.7% as they've tried 4,381 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 3,939 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. That ranks them 2nd in Corsi percentage. They are 2nd in the NHL in Fenwick percentage with 52.8% as they have 3,311 shots while they've given up 2,962 attempts on defense. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 55.2% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 44.8% for the year. That puts them 3rd and 29th in the league in zone percentages respectively. They have 2,291 face-off wins as opposed to 2,242 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50.5%. That is 9th overall in the NHL. On defense Boston has 1,740 hits and they've blocked 977 attempts from opposing offenses, which is 30th in the league.
The Wild start possessions in the offensive zone 48.5% of the time while their defensive zone percentage is at 51.5% for the year. That ranks them 24th and 5th respectively in the NHL. They have 2,156 face-off wins as opposed to 2,160 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 50%. That is 16th in the league. On defense Minnesota has 1,230 hits and they've blocked 1,161 attempts from opposing offenses, ranking them 6th in blocked shots. Minnesota is ranked 27th in Corsi percentage with 46.9% as they've tried 3,905 shots on goal while at full strength while they have surrendered 4,420 shots on net when they have a full team on the ice. Their Fenwick percentage is 24th in the NHL at 48%, as they have 3,003 shots while they've given up 3,259 attempts on defense.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction? Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston -170 and over 5.5 total goals
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Boston -170 and over 5.5 total goals
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