An NHL game day preview between the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks.
Boston Bruins vs. Chicago Blackhawks – Odds & Trends
By Adrian Reyes
When: 8:00 PM ET, February 5, 2020
Where: United Center, Chicago, IL
Road Record: 14-8-3
ATS Away: 14-11
Home Record: 12-12-3
ATS Home: 13-14
Boston Bruins vs. Chicago Blackhawks Game Day Preview
The red hot Bruins take their 4 game winning streak to Chicago to take on the Blackhawks. The Bruins are looking to move closer to first place in the Eastern Conference while the Blackhawks try to recover from an overtime loss in their last game against the Minnesota Wild.
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The Boston Bruins come into this game as one of the best teams in the NHL. They have won 5 out of their last 6 games with their last 2 wins coming in dominant fashion. The Bruins are coming off their 6th shutout of the season and have been playing great two-way play hockey. The Bruins are #1 in the NHL in goals against and #6 in goals scored. The Bruins goalie, Tuukka Rask, has allowed the least amount of goals in NHL for goalies who qualify for the stat. RW David Pastrnak is #3 in the league with 75 points and LW Brad Marchand is #6 with 69.
The Chicago Blackhawks have won 6 out of their last 8 games and are trying to stay out of mediocrity in the NHL. Their only 2 losses in that stretch have been tough ones as they lost both those games by 1 goal. The last time the Blackhawks played the Bruins they beat in them 4-3 in OT back on December 5th. The Blackhawks are a good team but they just haven’t been consistent this year. Their most consistent player, Patrick Kane, failed to register a point in their last game which snapped his 12 game streak with at least 1 point.
Bruins & Blackhawks Facts
1. The total has gone OVER in the last 2 meetings between the Bruins and Blackhawks.
2. The Bruins are 4-2 in their last 6 games played against the Bruins.
3. 70 shots or more have been taken in 3 out of the last 4 meetings between these two teams.
4. A power play goal has been scored in 6 straight meetings between the Bruins and Blackhawks.
Boston Bruins vs. Chicago Blackhawks Picks
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Game Pick – Boston Bruins 5 Chicago Blackhawks 3
10 PT Pick: Boston Bruins Face OFF % OVER 50.0%
9 PT Pick: Boston Bruins Will WIN By OVER 1.5 Goals
8 PT Pick: Total Goals OVER 6.5