The Boston Bruins have secured a playoff spot but will try to get home-court advantage and to do so, they need to defeat New Jersey when the Devils visit TD Garden in Boston, MA on March 31, 2022.
- Boston Bruins vs New Jersey Devils
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 31/3/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: TD Garden in Boston, MA
Boston Bruins Stats & Form
The Boston Bruins are third in the Atlantic Division and seventh in the Eastern Conference with a 41-20-5 record.
The Bruins were on a four-game winning streak before losing 6-4 to the Toronto Maple Leafs in the last game.
The Bruins are 22-12-2 in Eastern Conference games. Boston averages 9.6 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the league. Brad Marchand leads the team serving 81 total minutes.
David Pastrnak leads the Bruins with 38 goals and has 68 points. Charlie Coyle has two goals and nine assists over the last 10 games for Boston.
The Bruins are 7-2-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 3.3 goals, 6.3 assists, 4.4 penalties and 10.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .902 save percentage.
Boston Bruins News
The Bruins will have their full roster available for the game against Toronto.
New Jersey Devils Stats & Form
The New Jersey Devils are 7th in the Metropolitan Division and 13th in the Eastern Conference with a 24-37-5 record.
The Devils have lost 5 of the last 7 games and are coming off a 3-2 shootout win over the Montreal Canadiens.
The Devils are 15-21-3 in conference play. New Jersey is ninth in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.0 goals per game, led by Jack Hughes with 24.
The Devils are 4-6-0 in the last 10 games, averaging three goals, 4.9 assists, 2.5 penalties and 5.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with a .891 save percentage.
New Jersey Devils News
Pavel Zacha is listed as day-to-day for the Devils.
Boston Bruins vs New Jersey Devils Head-to-Head Stats
The Bruins have won 4 of the last 5 games against the New Jersey Devils.
Four of the last five games between these two teams have ended with over 5.5 goals.
Boston Bruins vs New Jersey Devils Betting Odds
The Boston Bruins are favourites to win tonight with the odds set at -159, while the Devils are at 316. The draw is at 396.
The total goals margin is set at 6 with -122 to go over and -109 to stay under.
The Boston Bruins have achieved their goal to continue their run of consecutive playoff appearances and have a chance to further climb the standings to have home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs when the Devils visit TD Garden.
New Jersey is already out of the playoff picture but despite their bad record, they have upset many favourites this season. Still, the Bruins are huge favourites in this game and will win this one in a game that will see over 5.5 goals.
The Bruins have won 5 of the last 6 games against Eastern Conference rivals and 4 of their last 5 home games. The Devils, on the other hand, have lost 11 of the last 15 games against Eastern Conference teams and 6 of their last 7 games following a win.