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Vegas Golden Knights at Boston Bruins Betting Pick

It’s the Vegas Golden Knights on the road at the Boston Bruins in National Hockey League action on Thursday. Vegas is 33-19-7 on the season. Those 70 points put them in second in the Pacific Division. They only trail Vancouver. The Golden Knights are coming off a win on Tuesday in Toronto.

For Boston, they are 32-12-14 on the season. The Bruins have 78 points, which is second in the Atlantic Division. Boston has dropped three straight games, including a shootout loss to the Bruins on Monday on the road.

The Boston Bruins are -162 at home in this one. The total is set at 6 goals.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights come into the game right in the middle of the pack in most NHL team stats. They are scoring 3.19 goals per game, and allowing 2.8 per game. Vegas is shooting nearly 31 shots on goal per game. The top scorer this season for Vegas has been Max Stone, with 37 assists and 16 goals.

Vegas will likely use Adin Hill in between the pipes. Hill has started 24 games this season, and is 15-5-2 on the season. He has allowed just 2.26 goals per game. In his last start, Hill beat Toronto on the road, allowing just two goals on 30 shots.

Next for Vegas will be a stop in Buffalo, before heading to Columbus. After that, they can head home, where they will host the Canucks and Red Wings.

Boston Bruins

David Pastrnak has been the big story for Boston. He is approaching 100 points on the season, as he has 47 assists and 38 goals on the season. Brad Marchand has also been solid for Boston, as he is second with 26 goals, and also has 27 assists on the season.

The Bruins as a team are scoring 3.32 goals per game, which is just inside the Top 10 in the league. Boston is 9th in power play, as they are scoring on more than 23% of their chances. Defensively, the Bruins allow just 2.7 goals per game. Goaltender Linus Ullmark is expected to start here. He is 16-6-6 with a 2.72 on the season.

Boston will play at the Islanders on Saturday and Toronto on Monday, before coming home to host the Oilers, Maple Leafs, Penguins and Blues.

Bruins Win at Home

These two teams met on January 11th, and the Golden Knights won that game at home. That was a low scoring game. We expect this to be a low scoring game as well. Do not be surprised if the game goes to overtime.

In the end though, we are going to take Boston to win this game. The Bruins are at home, and would love to get some payback. Our final bet for this game on Thursday is the Boston Bruins -162 over the Vegas Golden Knights. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your NHL betting!

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