Boston Bruins vs Vegas Golden Knights NHL Picks Against the Spread 10/8/2019
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
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The Boston Bruins travel to T-Mobile Arena to play the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.
Boston has a record of 2-0-0 this season and on the road they have a record of 2-0-0. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They've scored 3 goals and given up 1 goal for a point differential of +2. For the season they have an ATS record of 2-0 and an over/under record of 0-2-0. Vegas is 2-0-0 including 2-0-0 at home this season. They are 1st in the Pacific Division. They've scored 9 goals and surrendered 2 for a goal differential of +7. Their record against the spread is 2-0 while their over/under record is 0-1-0.
Valuable Boston Bruins Betting Trends
The Boston Bruins are 2-0 straight up this year
The Boston Bruins are 0-2-0 against the over/under this season
Important Vegas Golden Knights Betting Trends
The Vegas Golden Knights are 2-0 straight up this year
The Vegas Golden Knights are 0-1-0 against the over/under this season
Key Boston Bruins Injuries
10/01/19 C Joakim Nordstrom Foot IR (10/01)
Key Vegas Golden Knights Injuries
10/03/19 D Nate Schmidt Knee is out indefinitely
09/30/19 RW Alex Tuch Upper Body is out indefinitely
09/30/19 C Cody Eakin Undisclosed IR (10/03)
The Boston Bruins came out of this game feeling pretty good about themselves with a 1 - 0 win against the Arizona Coyotes in their last game. The Bruins offense left a lot to be desired in the victory. For this matchup, they netted 1 of the 26 shots they looked to score on. Moreover, they had 2 power play opportunities but weren't able to net one. Boston ended up with a total of 8 penalty minutes in this matchup. The Corsi for the Bruins was 47 and the Corsi against was 45 which earned them a Corsi percentage of 51.1%. Their Fenwick was 30 while the Fenwick against sat at 32, which means they earned a rate of 48.4%. They won 9 face-off wins and were beaten on 23 tries to control the puck. Their starts in the offensive zone came in at 28.5% and they had a PDO of 105.3 in this game. Concerning opponent stats, the Arizona Coyotes put up 35 shots. They finished with a total of 6 penalty minutes and they earned a total of 3 power play attempts.
The Vegas Golden Knights squared up with the San Jose Sharks in a game where the Golden Knights got the victory by a tally of 5 - 1. For this matchup, Vegas had a 50.0% Corsi rating. They earned that percentage by having a Corsi of 29 while the opposition had a Corsi of 29. Their Fenwick rate was 44.7% by notching a Fenwick of 21 and the Sharks ending the game with a 26 Fenwick at even strength. This Corsi rating tells us the kind of game Vegas played and it was a good performance overall. They had a PDO at even strength of 111.8 and their percentage of oZS was 63.4%. The Golden Knights netted 5 goals of the 29 shots on goal they tried. They had 3 power play attempts in this outing but was not able to net one. In discussing their opponent, the Sharks had 5 power play attempts but were not able to use the chance to their advantage. Vegas conceded 35 shots on goal and the Sharks had 36 penalty minutes.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bruins have 4 total points this season, which ranks them 4th in the NHL. They are 26th in the league in goals scored with 3 while they've given up 1 goal, ranking them 31st overall. They have had 6 power play opportunities and have scored 1 goal on those chances for a percentage of 17%. That is 20th in the NHL. The Bruins have allowed 5 power play opportunities and have given up 0 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 100%, putting them 1st in the league when short-handed. They average 23 shots per game and as a team shoot 6.52% for the season. They allow 32 shots to their opposition per contest and have a team save percentage of 98%. That puts them 1st in the league in stopping the puck.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Knights are 9th in the NHL with a total of 4 points this year. They have 1 power play goal on 7 opportunities for a percentage of 14%. That ranks them 22nd in the league as a power play unit. They've allowed 10 power play opportunities and have given up 0 goals on those chances for a penalty kill percentage of 100%. That is 2nd in the NHL. As a team, the Golden Knights are 9th in the league with 9 goals scored while they've given up 2 goals, which is 29th overall. They average 32 shots per contest and have a team shooting percentage of 14.06%. As a team they give up 29 shots per game and have a save percentage of 97%. That is 3rd in the NHL.
Boston is 17th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 49.1%, as they've attempted 78 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 81 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage is 47.2% as they have 50 attempts while they have given up 56 shots on the defensive end. That ranks them 22nd in the league. The Bruins start possessions in the offensive zone 45.8% of the time, which is 21st in the league, while their defensive zone percentage is at 54.2% for the season. That is 10th overall in the NHL. They have 31 face-off wins compared to 45 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 40.8%. That ranks them 30th in the league. On defense Boston has 29 hits and they have blocked 25 shots from the opposition, putting them 13th overall.
The Golden Knights are 12th in the league in starting possessions in the offensive zone, doing so 52.6% of the time. Their defensive zone percentage is at 47.4% for the season, which is 20th in the NHL. They have 32 face-off wins compared to 41 losses, meaning their face-off win percentage is 43.8%. That is 28th in the league. On defense Vegas has 47 hits and they have blocked 13 shots from the opposition, which is 28th in the league. Vegas is 13th in the NHL in Corsi percentage with 51.6% as they've attempted 64 shots on net at full strength while they've given up 60 shots on net in the same situations. Their Fenwick percentage of 50% ranks 14th as they have 47 attempts while they have given up 47 shots on the defensive end.
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