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Bruins Try to Keep Pace with the Habs in Atlantic

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Habs Battle Rival Bruins Tuesday

The Bruins and the Habs will battle on Tuesday. The Montreal Canadiens own the NHL’s best record, but they aren’t playing at their best ahead of battle with the long-time rival Boston Bruins on Tuesday at the Bell Centre.

Oddsmakers currently have the Canadiens listed as 190-moneyline favorites versus the Bruins, while the game’s total is sitting at 5.

In their last action, Montreal was a 5-4 winner at home against the Philadelphia Flyers. Bettors on Montreal at -154 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Canadiens (10-1-1) won the teams’ first meeting on Oct. 22 in Boston, in the middle of their 9-0-1 run to start the season.

Boston was a 4-0 winner in its last match at home against the Sabres. They won as favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Bruins also are keeping opposing goaltenders busy of late. While averaging 27.5 shots on goal per game overall, Boston has picked it up recently, surpassing the 30-shot mark in four of its past five games.

Stats and Matchups

Team record: 7-5-0 SU
Boston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road

Team record: 10-1-1 SU
Montreal is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games
Montreal is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Montreal is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Boston home to Columbus Thursday, November 10
Montreal home to Los Angeles Thursday, November 10



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