Betting on today's Bruins and Golden Knights game? Catch the action at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV, as the Golden Knights hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on ESPN+. The Bruins are the favored team in this non-conference contest against the Golden Knights. The game's over/under currently sits at 6 goals.

BOSTON BRUINS VS VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Vegas Golden Knights +1.5

This game will be played at T-Mobile Arena at 10:00 ET on Thursday, January 11th.

WHY BET THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS:

  • Even though they are 1.5 goal underdogs, we see the Golden Knights winning this game by a score of 4-3.
  • We like the Golden Knights on the moneyline (+100)
  • The Golden Knights are also our pick on the spread at +1.5

Can Boston Lock in a Road Win?

Through 40 games, the Bruins are in first place in the Eastern Conference with 56 points. In the Atlantic Division, they also hold the top spot. Over their last ten games, Boston has gone 5-5.

On the road this season, the Bruins have gone 12-6-5. When playing against teams from the Eastern Conference, they have gone 15-10. As the favorite this season, Boston has gone 20-9-6.

On the season, the Bruins have gone 22-18 against the puck line, including a mark of 16-18 as the favorite. They have 18 wins by multiple goals and have gone 12-10 vs. the puck line on the road.

Over their last ten road games, Boston's puck line record is 5-5. In their last five games, the Bruins have gone 3-2 against the puck line, and they are 2-1 vs. the puck line in their last three games.

On average, Boston's games have finished with 6.1 goals per game. The season's average over/under line stands at 5.9. In total, the Bruins come in with an over/under record of 21-19-0.

In their last three road games, Boston has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 3. The team's record in this stretch was 1-2 while going 2-1.

When looking at their offense, the Bruins have an average of 3.4 goals per game this season, positioning themselves 10th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are ranked 18th in the league. Looking at how the Bruins' offense is performing during power plays, they are 6th in power play goals and 24th in shorthanded goals.

Boston will be looking for a good game from David Pastrnak who leads the team in scoring with 25 goals, ranking 5th in the NHL. Pastrnak also comes into the game with 32 assists.

In terms of defense, the Golden Knights head into the game ranked 10th in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 30.1 shots per game against Vegas. So far, they are 10th in shutouts, achieving 2 shutouts.

Goalie Jeremy Swayman gets the start and has made 20 starts this season. His record at this point is 11-3, and his save percentage is 0.767%.

Can the Golden Knights Offense Score Enough at Home?

At home this season, the Golden Knights have been fantastic, going 14-4-2, and they have been the favorite in 29 of their 41 games this season. In the Pacific Division, Vegas is in second place with a 9-6 record, and they have gone 17-10 against Western Conference opponents.

Overall, the Golden Knights are 23-13-5 this season, and they have lost their last two games as the underdog. Over their last ten games, Vegas has gone just 3-7, and they are in fifth place in the Western Conference standings.

At home this year, the Golden Knights have gone 10-10 on the puck line, and their average scoring margin at home is +1.2 goals per game. So far, Vegas has been the underdog in 12 games, going 8-4 on the puck line in those games.

Overall, the team's puck line record is 19-22, and they have 14 wins by multiple goals. In their last ten games at home, the Golden Knights have gone just 4-6 vs. the puck line.

On average, Vegas' games have finished with 6 goals per game. The season's average over/under line stands at 6.2. In total, the Golden Knights come in with an over/under record of 19-22-0.

Boston has a 1-2 record in their last three road games. In this stretch, they averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 3. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 2-1.

The Golden Knights come into the game scoring an average of 3.1 goals per game, putting them 13th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 5th in the league. This season, the Golden Knights have a 12-8 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. In games with fewer shots on goal, they hold a 10-5 record.

Vegas' current leading scorer is Jack Eichel. This season, he has 18 goals, which puts him 24th in the NHL. Eichel also comes into the game with 24 assists.

The Golden Knights defense is currently 10th in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 30.1 shots per game against Vegas. In terms of shutouts, they come into the game ranked 10th with 2 shutouts.

Goalie Logan Thompson gets the start and has made 22 starts this season. His record at this point is 12-8, and his save percentage is 0.806%.