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Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers Betting on NHL

Earlier this week, the Ranges lost their top scorer and best player.  Cause by international politics is Artemi Panarin out indefinitely for the Rangers.  Panarin has dared to call out Russian President Vladimir Putin publicly.  Someone in the Russian political system fired back this week.  Specifically, the Russian government claims Panarin abused a woman in his past.  Panarin is on indefinite leave because of this situation.  New York’s NHL betting playoff prospects are hanging by a thread.  Panarin supplied what little offense that the Rangers had.  Meanwhile, the Bruins are rampaging through the East Division as the top team.

Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers Betting Information

Date: Sunday, February 28, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
TV Coverage: NBC

Boston Bruins vs. New York Rangers Betting Odds

Bruins -1½ (+150) 5½ (-120) -165
Rangers +1½ (-170) 5½ (EV) +145
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Boston Bruins at New York Rangers CashBet Wagering Analysis

On this occasion, the Bruins are going to draw the vast majority of sportsbook odds handle.  Boston carries the credibility with gamblers of being perennial elite.  The Bruins were in the 2019 Stanley Cup Final.  Still fresh on the minds of gamblers is their 2011 Stanley Cup title.  This season the Bruins are regularly crushing opponents.  New York flirted with contention in 2019-20.  However, this year their popgun offense has put them in the back of the pack. Sharps won’t want New York without Panarin.  Further, the Bruins will get a price break as the away team.

Profits are Bruin with Boston

Late on, the Bruins have won four of their last six games.  Four of those six games went under the Betting on NHL total.  Boston has a record of 11-3-2 with 7-9 under the total.  The Bruins rank 14th for goal scoring and seventh for the power play.  Counter to that is rankings of 4th for goals against and 3rd for the penalty kill.  Boston leads the East Division standings.

Boston goalies Tuukka Rask and Jaroslav Halak have a combined .910 save percentage.  Meanwhile, center Brad Marchand leads the Bruins with nine goals, 11 assists, and a plus-nine.  Center Patrice Bergeron adds seven goals, 12 assists, and a plus-seven.  And then right-wing David Pastrnak brings nine goals, five assists, and a plus-five.

Rangers Press on for Bread Without Panarin

New York has lost four of their last six games.  Seven of their last eight tilts went under the pro hockey betting total.  As a result, the Rangers have a record of 6-7-3 with 4-12 under the total.  New York is sixth in the East Division and fading fast.  NHL metrics show the Rangers 25th for goal scoring and 27th for the power play.  By contrast, New York is 7th for goals against and 7th for penalty killing.

Of major concern is how goal scoring is at a premium for New York.  Center Ryan Strome leads the Rangers with five goals and four assists.  Goaltender Igor Shesterkin boasts a .922 save percentage and 2.23 goals-against average.

Boston Bruins at New York Rangers Against the Spread

The Bruins have bossed the cashier’s cage in their hockey betting series with the Rangers.  To Illustrate, Boston has paid in six straight games against New York.  Four consecutive games between these teams went under the total.  Further, the Bruins have won their last four visits to Madison Square Garden.  Three of those four games went under the total.

So far this season, the Bruins have won two in a row over the Rangers.  February 10 was a 3-2 Boston win at New York.  And then February 12 saw the Bruins win 1-0 at Madison Square Garden.  Both games stayed under the total.

Boston Bruins at New York Rangers CashBet Free Pick  

As was previously noted, the Bruins have owned the Rangers in this NHL gambling series.  Boston is one of the NHL’s best defensive clubs. Correlate the Rangers’ already weak offense now missing its best player.

Bruins at Rangers CashBet Best Bet: 

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