The following are the NHL betting lines for tonight’s Arizona Coyotes at Boston Bruins game at the TD Garden for fans who bet on hockey at SBG Global online sportsbook:
Arizona Coyotes +1½ (-105) 5½ (EV) +270
Boston Bruins -1½ (-115) 5½ (-120) -330
The Coyotes are fresh off a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday. Arizona was down 2-0 at 9:53 of the second period. However, the Coyotes made it even with two goals seven minutes apart in the third period. Max Domi scored a one-timer between the circles at 6:42, and Jamie McGinn made it 1-1 at 13:41 for his 9th goal of the season and 100th of his professional career. Finally, Radim Vrbata scored the go-ahead goal with 18.9 seconds remaining for his 600th league point. He had previously assisted Domi. Vrbata has scored a goal in the last four straight games and is on a career-best nine-game point streak. Goalie Louis Domingue made 31 saves – 14 in the third period. Arizona traded Martin Hanzal and forward Ryan White to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a 1st-round pick in 2017, a 2nd-round pick in 2018, and a conditional 4th-round pick in 2019 a little over an hour prior to Sunday’s game. Yesterday, the Coyotes continued doing business with the Wild, acquiring Teemu Pulkkinen in exchange for future considerations. For fans who bet on hockey, Arizona is 13-4 against the NHL betting spread in the last 17 games and 0-5 SU in the last five games when playing the Bruins.
The Bruins are coming off a 6-3 win over the Dallas Stars on Sunday. Boston scored two times in 55 seconds in the first period to get ahead 2-0. Brad Marchand finished off a passing play with Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak at 5:56, and David Krejci deflected a pass from Torey Krug over at 6:51. Dallas pulled within one at 4:40 of the second period and tied it at 11:49 on the power play. Frank Vatrano gave the Bruins a 3-2 lead at 14:41 and Bergeron put Boston ahead 4-2 forty seconds later. The Stars scored on a power-play at 13:00 but Ryan Spooner scored a power-play goal 1:23 later to put the final numbers on the scoreboard. Goalie Tuukka Rask had 33 saves. Bergeron and Marchand had two assists each. The Bruins have won games in a row six of the last seven, and wrapped up a four-game road trip 3-1-0. Boston is 6-1 in the B.C. (Bruce Cassidy) era. “When your best players are your best players, you’re a good hockey club,” Cassidy said. As opposed to when your best players are your worst and vice versa? For fans who bet on hockey, the Bruins are 4-14 against the NHL betting spread in the last 18 games at the TD Garden and 5-0 SU in the last five games when playing the Coyotes. Boston is third in the Atlantic Division six points behind the Montreal Canadiens and four behind the Ottawa Senators.