The Boston Bruins travel to Buffalo, New York on Friday to begin their post-Christmas plan for a matchup with the Sabers in a game between two teams in the Atlantic Division.
|Date:||Friday December 27, 2019|
|Time:||7:00 PM (EST)|
KeyBank Center, Buffalo, NY
|Odds/Point Spread:||BUF +140|
CONSENSUSFROM 121 PREDICTIONS
|80%||BOSTON||57% over 5.5|
COMPUTER PREDICTIONSTATS MODELED SCORE PREDICTION
|22-7-9 this season||17-14-7 this season|
|Boston are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games.||Buffalo are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.|
|Boston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Buffalo.||The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo’s last 6 games against Boston.|
|Boston are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Buffalo.||Buffalo are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.|
|Boston are 3-8 SU in their last 11 games this season.||Buffalo are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Boston.|
|The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston’s last 10 games against an opponent in the East conference.||The total has gone OVER in 6 of Buffalo’s last 9 games against an opponent in the East conference.|
|The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games played on a Friday.||The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.|
Boston Bruins Injuries
Buffalo Sabres Injuries
|Zdeno Chara (Jaw) is questionable Friday vs Buffalo||Vladimir Sobotka (Lower Body) IR (11/13)|
|Kevan Miller (Knee) IR (10/02)||Kyle Okposo (Illness) is questionable Friday vs Boston|
The Bruins were triumphant in their last game, beating the Washington Capitals by the score of 7-3. Boston’s objectives were scored by Jake DeBrusk, Brad Marchand, Anders Bjork, Charlie Coyle, David Krejci and Patrice Bergeron who scored twice while in transit to the success. Boston goalie Tuukka Rask recorded the success in net against Capitals, making saves money on 39 of 42 of Washington’s shots.
The Bruins are presently 22-7-9 on the season and are at present in first spot in the Atlanta Division. David Pastrnak drives the Bruins in focuses with 54 on the season. Pastrnak additionally drives the Bruins in objectives on the year as he has recorded 28 on the season. Brad Marchand is Boston’s pioneer in helps with 35 on the year. The goalies for Boston have been solid all season as Tuukka Rask is as of now 14-4-5 with 2 shutouts and an objectives against normal of 2.32. Reinforcement goalie Jaroslav Halak at present has a record of 8-3-4 with 2 shutouts and an objectives against normal of 2.37. The Bruins have 3 players recorded on their damage report as John Moore, Torey Krug and Zdeno Chara are altogether recorded as everyday.
The Buffalo Sabers invite the Boston Bruins to town on Friday, trusting that their Christmas break restored the group. In their last game, the Sabers were crushed by the Ottawa Senators by the score of 3-1. Wild ox got their solitary objective from Zemgus Girgensons at 15:12 of the second time frame with a help from Evan Rodrigues. Goalie Linus Ullmark assumed the deficit in net for Buffalo, permitting 2 goals on 29 of Ottawa’s shots on the night.
After the misfortune against the Senators, the Sabers are currently 17-14-7 on the season, setting them in fifth spot in the Atlantic Division. Unpalatably the Sabers are driven by Jack Eichel, who has recorded group highs in focuses with 51, goals with 24, and helps with 27. Six of Eichel’s objectives have come while on the strategic maneuver just as recording ten helps while on the man preferred position and he is obviously Buffalo’s greatest hostile risk. Bison goaltender Carter Hutton is 6-6-4 with 2 shutouts and an objectives against normal of 3.23. Linus Ullmark is 11-8-3 on the season with 1 shutout and a 2.82 goals against normal. Bison enters Friday’s down with 1 player recorded on their damage report as Johan Larsson is recorded as everyday.
The Boston Bruins have scored a normal of 3.42 goals per game this season while permitting 2.50 goals per game. The Buffalo Sabers have scored 3.00 goals per game on the year while permitting 3.11 goals per game. In their last 5 games, the Burins are 2-3 while the Senators are 1-4. In the main gathering of the year between these two teams, Boston turned out with the success at home by the score of 3-2. I will be going with the Bruins in this game as they have been the better group this season and are 6-3-1 in their last 10 games against the Sabers. Likewise, search for the score to go under in this one as in the last 3 games between these groups Boston has arrived at the midpoint of 2.67 goals per game while Buffalo has found the middle value of 1.67 goals per game. Boston wins 3-1.
Pick: Boston Bruins – 160(ML)