New York Rangers vs. Boston Bruins NHL Betting Picks

Bruins Host Rangers for NBC Black Friday NHL Betting

November 26th, 2019 NHL Hockey, Online Betting

Following their failure to close out the Stanley Cup Final last spring questions abounded for Boston. There was a concern that the loss of the seven-game series could have a hangover effect this year. So far, the Bruins have shown no signs of NHL betting Weakness. Boston has been one of the best teams in the NHL after two months of action. On Friday the B’s host their ancient old rival New York Rangers. NBC’s Thanksgiving Classic has become a tradition that two Original Six franchises are perfect for. New York is in the midst of a complete rebuild.

New York Rangers vs. Boston Bruins

Date and Time:Friday, November 29, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Location:TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts
Rangers vs. Bruins TV Coverage:NBC
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New York Rangers Vs. Boston Bruins Overview

Boston has an online betting record of 15-3-1-4 with just 10 games under the total. Overall the Bruins have NHL metrics of fourth for goals scored and second for the power play. Defensively Boston ranks second for goals allowed and 10th for the penalty kill. Late on the Bruins have won four of their last five games with three under. Commencing with the great start is the fact that Boston seems primed for another deep playoff run.

New York is 10-9-1-1 with 11 under. Extending that mark is three losses in their last five games with three overs. NYR ranks ninth for goal scoring and 11th for the power play. Of great concern are NHL marks of 30th for goals against and 27th for penalty killing. Second-year rebuilds require patience. New York has shown offensive improvement. But the back end is a massive work in progress.

Key Rangers: G Henrik Lundqvist (5-5-1, 3.37 GAA, .909 SV%, 0 S0), LW Artemi Panarin (12 G, 15 A, 27 PTS, +9, 5 PGG, 3 PPA, 18.8% SPCT), C Ryan Strome (6 G, 15 A, 21 PTS, +7, 1 PPG, 5 PPA, 19.4% SPCT), D Tony DeAngelo (6 G, 9 A, 15 PTS. -4, 2 PPG, 4 PPA, 14.6% SPCT)

Key Bruins: LW Brad Marchand (16 G, 23 A, 39 PTS, +17, 3 PPT, 9 PPA, 27.1% SPCT), RW David Pastrnak (20 G, 16 A, 36 PTS, +9, 11 PPG, 4 PPA, 21.3% SPCT), D Torey Krug (3 G, 13 A, 16 PTS, -2, 0 PPG, 12 PPA, 7.1% SPCT), G Tuukka Rask (11-2-2, 2.18 GAA, .928 SV%, 2 SO)

New York and Boston against the Spread

The Rangers are:

  • 5-4 in their last nine away games
  • 6-3 over the total on the road
  • 4-1 in their last five games at TD Garden
  • 1-3 under the total at Boston

The Bruins are:

  • 7-4 in their last 11 games on home ice
  • 3-4-1 under the total at TD Garden
  • 3-2 in their last five games against the Rangers
  • 4-1 over the total head to head vs. the Rangers

New York Rangers vs. Boston Bruins NHL Betting Pick

On this occasion, the Rangers are completely outclassed. Accordingly, the Bruins are one of the most complete teams in hockey. New York’s back end is a severe NHL betting liability when going up against a deep Boston lineup.

Rangers vs. Bruins NHL Betting Pick: Boston Bruins
Rangers vs. Bruins NHL Betting Score Prediction: Bruins 4, Rangers 2

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