The fans at TD Banknorth Garden will be treated to a game between the Washington Capitals and the Boston Bruins when they take their seats on Saturday.
Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.
Eric Fehr scored the game-winning goal and the Capitals came away with a 4-3 victory over the Thrashers on Thursday, as -300 favorites. The seven goals made it OVER the posted over/under (6.5).
Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, and Mike Green also scored in that win.
Tim Thomas made 33 saves for the shutout, while Michael Ryder had a pair of goals with an assist as the Bruins shut down the Ducks 6-0 on Thursday. The Bruins won that game as a -200 favorite, and the six goals made it OVER the posted over/under (5.5).
Chuck Kobasew scored a pair, while Matt Hunwick and Byron Bitz also tallied in that win.
Boston has won 2 straight games.
Washington most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Calgary are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 9-1
After a win are 5-5
Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing Anaheim are 8-8-1
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington’s last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington’s last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 5 games when playing Washington
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston’s last 7 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston’s last 6 games at home
Washington home to Florida, Sunday, March 1
Boston home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 3