Bruins vs Red Wings Odds & Tips
March 11, 2023; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins left wing Tyler Bertuzzi (59) runs into the Detroit Red Wings, his former team, during the third period at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
- The Boston Bruins are -255 away favorites to the Detroit Red Wings in an afternoon NHL game on Sunday, March 12th
- Boston rebounded from a 2-0 deficit to a 3-2 home win over Detroit on Saturday
- The Bruins have set an NHL record with 50 wins in just 64 games
The Boston Bruins (50-9-5) haven’t been at their best lately, but they still have more than enough to take on the Detroit Red Wings (29-27-5). The Bruins fell 2-0 on Sunday and rebounded to a 3-2 win, their 50th league win of the season.
After briefly earning a playoff spot, Detroit continues to plummet. The Red Wings won seven of eight to move up to second wildcard spot in the Eastern Conference. Since then they’ve been 1-6-1, slipping down to 13th place in the conference.
Bruins vs Red Wings Odds
|team||puck line||In total||money line|
|Boston Bruins||-1.5 (-105)||O6 (-120)||-255|
|Detroit Red Wings||+1.5 (-115)||U6 (+100)||+215|
The oddsmakers are solid with the Bruins in the second game of this weekend set. Boston is set as a -255 street favorite. The Bruins have won 7-0 in their last seven away games.
Puck drop-off is scheduled for Sunday, March 12 at 1:30pm ET at Little Caesars Arena. TNT is broadcasting in the US. Canadians can follow the action on Sportsnet.
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In the NHL public betting splits, people are overwhelmingly with the Bruins. Boston gets 94% of the handle and 90% of the bets in the puck line. Moneyline bettors are also betting heavily on Boston with 94% of bets and 92% of bets.
With the total of six goals, handball (68%) and betting (60%) go with the bottom. The Bruins have gone down in two of their last three games and four of their last six away games. Detroit have gone down in three of the club’s last four games.
Boston is the +300 chalk in the Stanley Cup odds. Boston is also the +160 betting option to win the Eastern Conference title.
Red Wings slides away
The Red Wings followed their 7-1 stretch with a 5-0 slip, ending virtually all playoff hopes. They haven’t made it into the NHL postseason since the 2015-16 season. Detroit goalie Ville Husso likes to keep busy. He’s 11-1-2 this season if he makes 32+ saves in a game.
Chaser first as Red Wing! #LGRW pic.twitter.com/XVbItyRLG8
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) March 11, 2023
Former Bruins forward Alex Chiasson scored his first goal of the season for Detroit on Saturday. The eleventh season veteran was recently recalled by AHL Grand Rapids.
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Bruins maintain record-breaking pace
Thursday’s 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers was only Boston’s third home loss of the season (26-3-3). The Bruins aren’t much worse off (23-6-2).
record time. pic.twitter.com/Eq2gsmmHtJ
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) March 11, 2023
Goalie Linus Ullmark, the favorite at the Vezina Trophy odds, is 32-4-1 with a GAA of 1.89 and a save rate of 0.938. He hasn’t lost since January 29.
Bruins vs Red Wings Latest Results
|Date||home-away||money line||puck line||In total|
|11/30/2021||BOS 1 DET 2||DET||DET||Under|
|01/02/2022||DET 1 BOS 5||BOS||BOS||Over|
|05/04/2022||DET 5 BOS 3||DET||DET||Over|
|10/27/2022||BOS 5 DET 1||BOS||BOS||Under|
|03/11/2023||BOS 3 DET 2||BOS||DET||Under|
The Bruins will be without left wingers Nick Foligno and Taylor Hall, both of whom are on IR with lower body injuries. Left winger Tyler Bertuzzi, who was transferred from the Red Wings to Boston at the NHL’s close, will make his Detroit debut as a visitor.
Bruins vs Red Wings Selection & Prediction
Boston is only 1-4-1 in the club’s last six games in Detroit. On the other hand, Boston is 8-1-1 SU in afternoon games this season. The Bruins are 7-2-0 SU in the second back-to-back game. Boston is attempting to sweep the season series from Detroit for the first time since the 2017-18 season.
The Red Wings are 4-2 SU in their last six home games. Detroit is 4-6-1 in the second game of the season.
Tip: Detroit Red Wings Puckline +1.5 (-115).
As an industry veteran, Bob literally taught the history of sport course at the Elder College. He has worked as a sports columnist for Postmedia, has been a guest on several radio stations, has served as vice president of the Ontario Society For International Hockey Research, and has written 25 books.
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