Hockey gambling odds handicappers will have their choice of two “Original Six” teams that can bring plenty of value and ability to the hockey lines.
The New York Rangers will host the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night with a Versus telecast set to start at 7 PM ET. Sports-Gambling will have both the side and over/under odds so be sure and open your account for all of the action.
The Boston Bruins have an online NHL wagering record of 9-5-0-1 and have gone over the total in just 4 out of their 15 games. The Bruins are coming off a 3-0 home win against New Jersey which snapped a 2 game losing streak. The Bruins are in second place in the Northeast Division behind Montreal.
Boston has the top ranked defense in the NHL while the offense ranks 12th for goals scored. Right wing Nathan Horton is the top scorer with 8 goals and 6 assists with left wing Milan Lucic right behind with 6 goals and 7 assists. Tim Thomas has been lights out at goal with a 1.32 goals against average in 11 starts.
The New York Rangers have a record of 12-5-2 although they are 4-5-1 at home. The Rangers have gone under the total in 11 out of 18 games. The Rangers offense has shown improvement from last year as they rank 7th in NHL wagering for goals scored and 13th for goals against.
The Rangers are coming off a 3-2 overtime win at Pittsburgh and are riding a 3 game winning streak.
Boston has paid out in 6 of their last 7 road games and has gone over the total in just 7 of their last 34 games versus teams with a winning record. Boston has gone over the total in just 18 of their last 68 games in Eastern Conference action. The Rangers have gone under the total in 5 of their last 6 games in Eastern Conference action.
The two teams have gone under the hockey gambling odds in 5 of their last 6 games at New York and in 20 of their last 28 overall. The host has covered 8 of the last 10 in this head to head series and Boston has lost their last 5 consecutive games at New York.