The Boston Bruins have secured a playoff spot but will try to get a home court advantage and in order to do so, they need to defeat St. Louis Blues when the Devils visit TD Garden in Boston, MA on April 12, 2022.
- Boston Bruins vs St. Louis Blues
- NHL – Regular season
- Date – 12/4/2022
- Starting time – 7 PM ET
- Venue: TD Garden in Boston, MA
Boston Bruins Stats & Form
The Boston Bruins have made a huge jump lately as their playoff berth was questionable and now they are sixth in the Eastern Conference with a 45-22-5 record.
They have won 3 of the last 5 games but are coming off a 4-2 loss to the Washington Capitals.
The Bruins have gone 22-11-2 in home games. Boston averages 4.3 penalties per game, the most in the Eastern Conference. Brad Marchand leads the team with 30 total penalties.
Marchand leads the Bruins with 72 points, scoring 31 goals and adding 41 assists. Jake DeBrusk has seven goals over the last 10 games for Boston.
The Bruins are 7-3-0 in the last 10 games, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.7 assists, 5.3 penalties and 14.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .904 save percentage.
Boston Bruins News
Hampus Lindholm, Matt Grzelcyk and David Pastrnak will not play for the Bruins.
St. Louis Blues Stats & Form
The St. Louis Blues are fourth in the Western Conference with a 42-20-10 record.
They have won the last 5 games and are coming off a 6-1 win over the New York Islanders.
The Blues are 17-11-6 on the road. St. Louis is second in the Western Conference averaging 6.4 assists per game, led by Robert Thomas with 0.8.
Vladimir Tarasenko leads the Blues with 26 goals and has 65 points. Thomas has six goals over the last 10 games for St. Louis.
The Blues are 7-2-1 in the last 10 games, averaging 4.2 goals, 7.4 assists, 2.1 penalties and 4.5 penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a .908 save percentage.
St. Louis Blues News
Scott Perunovich, Logan Brown and Torey Krug are out for the Blues.
Boston Bruins vs St. Louis Blues Head-to-Head Stats
The Blues have won 3 of the last 5 games against the Bruins.
Three of the last five games between these two teams have ended under 5.5 goals.
Boston Bruins vs St. Louis Blues Betting Odds
The Boston Bruins are the favourites to win tonight with the odds set at 104, while the Blues are at 198. The draw is at 338.
The total goals margin is set at 6 with -102 to go over and -127 to stay under.
Both teams will advance to the playoffs from their respective conferences but what they are fighting for is to put themselves in a situation to have the home court advantage in the opening round. The Blues are currently in that situation but the Bruins are five points behind the fourth placed team in the East.
Boston has won 6 of their last 7 home games and defeated the Blues 3-0 in their last game which makes them clear favourites going into this one. Both teams have injured players which makes this game even more unpredictable but anyway, the Bruins are the favourites and they will us the home court to get another important win.