The Anaheim Ducks and the Boston Bruins will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at TD Banknorth Garden.
Oddsmakers currently have the Bruins listed as 230-moneyline favorites versus the Ducks, while the game’s total is sitting at 5½.
Teemu Selanne, Todd Marchant, and Todd Brown had goals, as the Ducks edged the Sabres 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Anaheim won as +110 road underdogs as the game played under the 5.5-goal total listed by oddsmakers.
Byron Bitz scored two goals, as the Bruins drilled the Panthers 6-1 on Tuesday night.
Boston cashed as -230 home favorites as the game played over the 5.5-goal total set by oddsmakers.
Anaheim has won 2 straight games.
Anaheim most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-2-2
Before playing Dallas are 4-6
After playing Buffalo are 4-4-2
After a win are 4-6
Boston most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Florida are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Anaheim’s last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Anaheim’s last 9 games when playing on the road against Boston
Anaheim is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games at home
Boston is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 9 games when playing at home against Anaheim
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston’s last 9 games
Anaheim at Dallas, Saturday, February 28
Boston home to Washington, Saturday, February 28