Sharks vs Bruins NHL Betting Lines & Game Preview

Sharks vs Bruins NHL Betting Lines & Game Preview

Written by on February 26, 2019

Two of the best teams in NHL face off on Tuesday, Feb. 26, when the San Jose Sharks take on the Boston Bruins. Boston has been scorching, but San Jose has been winning as well. Can the Sharks take down the Bruins at the TD Garden on Tuesday night? Or, will Boston protect their home ice?

San Jose Sharks at Boston Bruins 2019 NHL Hockey Odds

  • When: Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7:00 pm ET
  • Where: TD Garden, Boston, MA
  • TV: NESN / NSCA
  • Radio: San Jose / Boston
  • Live Stream: NHL.tv
  • Moneyline Odds: Boston Bruins -110
  • Over/Under Total Odds: O 6, -120 and U 6, -100
  • Puck Line Odds: Boston Bruins -1 ½, +235

Why San Jose Sharks are a good bet -110?

San Jose is only 3 points behind Calgary in the Pacific Division. The Sharks are well ahead of third place Vegas and their 69 points. San Jose hasn’t just been competitive in their division.

They have a decent 18-13-2-1 road record. Not only that, but San Jose lost by only a single goal, 5-6, to the Bruins in the last matchup. The Sharks should keep this close enough to have a chance in the third period. If San Jose is within a goal in the third, they’ll have a shot to win.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Goals For: 3.6
  • Shots For: 33.9
  • Power Plays: 25%
  • Face-Offs: 50.9%
Defense:
  • Goals Against: 3.1
  • Shots Against: 28.4
  • Penalty Kills: 81.9%
  • Shutouts: 4

Why Boston Bruins are a good bet -110?

Are the Bruins the safest NHL betting pick on Tuesday?

Boston lost 1-2 in a shootout to St. Louis on Feb. 23. Before the loss, they had won 7 straight. Among the more impressive wins was beating San Jose 6-5 in overtime in San Jose, and taking down Vegas 3-2 in a shootout in Vegas.

The Bruins are playing as well as any team in NHL. Even the loss to St. Louis isn’t all that worrisome because Boston pushed the Blues on their ice. Boston should beat San Jose on Tuesday night and it shouldn’t take overtime for them to do it.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Goals For: 3.0
  • Shots For: 32.6
  • Power Plays: 26.5%
  • Face-Offs: 51.6%
Defense:
  • Goals Against: 2.5
  • Shots Against: 30.7
  • Penalty Kills: 80.6%
  • Shutouts: 5

NHL Betting Trends for San Jose Sharks at Boston Bruins

  • San Jose is 2-4 ATS in the last 6 games
  • San Jose is 9-3 SU in the last 12 games
  • The total went UNDER in 4 of San Jose’s last 6 games
  • Boston is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 games
  • Boston is 7-1 SU in the last 8 games
  • The total went UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games when playing San Jose

San Jose Sharks at Boston Bruins Final Analysis

San Jose’s playing well, but their form’s not nearly as impressive as Boston’s. The Bruins had not only won 7 in a row before the loss to St. Louis, they had gone 9-1 on the moneyline in the previous 10 games before battling St. Louis.

The Bruins beat San Jose on the road in the last matchup. They should most definitely beat the Sharks on their own ice. Boston’s the play.

NHL Free Pick: Boston Bruins -110

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