NHL Betting: Bruins to leave Devils in ruins


The Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers collide for the second time in the space of three days. 

Phil Kessel's game-winner settled the first meeting for Toronto. It was a physically punishing game without ever becoming bad tempered. The Maple Leafs' were able to capitalise during a power-play, which ultimately was the key moment in the game.

New York definitely need to bounce back quickly, as they are right in the thick of it. Someone needs to provide some scoring support to the Rick Nash - Derek Stepan combination. 

Toronto have impressed on the road all year and are good value to do a double over the Rangers at 3.20.

Wrestling back the North East Division lead is the target for the Boston Bruins tonight. A victory over the New Jersey Devils takes them back past Montreal. 

New Jersey haven't won in seven games, with four of those losses coming via overtime or shoot-out. The inability to win the tight games has undermined them completely. What’s worse, they also haven't beaten a current play-off team since February 21st. 

Boston have two wins over the Devils so far with a total of three goals scored across those games. Take the Bruins to win at 2.20 and under 3.5 goals at 3.40.

The Anaheim Ducks will become the second Western Conference team to clinch a post-season berth if they take a point from their game against bottom club Colorado. 

It seems like the Avalanche will be the first club to be mathematically eliminated, with only one win in ten games. Goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere tore into his teammates after their most recent defeat to fellow strugglers Calgary, claiming that some of them had already switched their attentions to a summer holiday. 

Perhaps that will inspire a response, but really Anaheim should be too strong at 2.20 with a -1.5 handicap.

Best Bet: Back the Boston Bruins to beat the New Jersey Devils at 2.20

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