Blues vs Bruins Prediction - NHL Picks 3/11/24

Boston Bruins (38-13-15) vs St. Louis Blues (32-29-3)

Game Info: Monday, March 11, 2024 at 7:00 pm (TD Garden)

Betting Odds: Boston Bruins -238 / St. Louis Blues +185 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article, we will formulate a Blues vs Bruins betting prediction for this NHL showdown on Monday, March 11th at the TD Garden. We will take a look at: 

- The St Louis Blues recent form and recent player performance

- The Boston Bruins recent form and recent player performance

- A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Blues and Bruins. 

Blues Need This Win

The Blues are in the middle of the playoff race and this is a game that they are going to need to win. On Saturday the Blues faced off against the New York Rangers and they were defeated 4-0. They had 26 shots on goal, but they couldn’t find the back of the net. The Blues are averaging 2.75 goals while their defense is giving up 3.09 goals per game. The offense is ranked 26th in the league while the defense is ranked 18th. Robert Thomas is having a strong season scoring 20 goals and adding 49 assists. The Blues will meet the Kings after this one.

Bruins Have Won Two Straight Games

The Bruins have won two straight games and they have a ton of confidence heading into this game. In the last game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Bruins scored five goals and ended up winning four goals. Pavel Zacha had a strong game putting up two goals and adding one assist. The Bruins are averaging 3.32 goals while their defense is giving up 2.67 goals per game. David Pastrnak is having a strong season scoring 40 goals and adding 53 assists so far this season.

Boston Bruins Player Prop Facts

  • Morgan Geekie has recorded an assist in four of the Bruins' last five home games against Central Division opponents.
  • David Pastrnak has scored at least one goal in 10 of the Bruins' last 11 home games against Central Division opponents.
  • Brad Marchand has recorded at least one point in each of the Bruins' last 11 Monday home games.
  • David Pastrnak ranks 2nd in the league for multi-point games (32) this season.

St. Louis Blues Player Prop Facts

  • Torey Krug has recorded an assist in each of his last four appearances at TD Garden.
  • Torey Krug has recorded at least one point in each of his last four appearances at TD Garden.
  • Pavel Buchnevich has the equal-most Shorthanded Goals for the Blues this season (2).

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Boston Bruins rank T4th in the league for goals against per game this season (2.67).
  • The Boston Bruins are one of five teams to rank in the top 10 for both goals scored and goals conceded per game this season.
  • The St. Louis Blues rank T26th in the league for goals per game this season (2.75).
  • The St. Louis Blues rank 26th in the league in power play percentage this season (16.75%).

Blues vs Bruins Betting Prediction

The Blues might need this win, but they aren’t going to get the job done. The Bruins' offense has been strong heading into this game, and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. The Bruins are going to score at least four goals, and they are going to get the job done. This is going to be a comfortable victory by the Bruins here. Back the Bruins on the puck line. 

Shane’s Pick Bruins -1.5

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