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Bet Bruins To Cover as Road ’dogs vs Canucks

The Eastern and Western Conference leaders will be colliding when the Boston Bruins continue their swing through Western Canada against the Vancouver Canucks. When looking at our best NHL bets today, the game is approaching Pick’em status.

Boston has won the last three meetings against the Canucks, including a 3-1 win the last time the Bruins played in Vancouver. The Canucks had won the previous four home games against the Bruins. Three of the previous four times Boston played in Vancouver, the game went under the total. The exception was a 9-3 win by Vancouver in 2020.

Bet Bruins To Cover as Road ’dogs vs Canucks
Bet Bruins To Cover as Road ’dogs vs Canucks


A quick peek at our NHL betting lines shows that Vancouver is a slight favorite.

Looking at NHL futures odds, the Bruins are tied for third at +900 in our odds to win the Stanley Cup, with the Canucks at +1200 in the championship odds.

Keep on reading for more on the matchup between the Bruins and the Canucks.


Bruins vs Canucks Game Information

  1. Game: Bruins (34-12-12) vs Canucks (37-16-6)
  2. Date/Time: Saturday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m. ET
  3. Location: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, BC
  4. Bruins vs Canucks Live Stream: NHL.com


Boston leads the NHL with seven overtime losses on the road after falling in overtime last time out against Calgary. Vancouver’s 19 home wins are the second-most among Western Conference teams.



The Canucks are 15-5-1 as a home favorite and have covered against the NHL betting lines in 12 of those games. Boston is 2-0-2 as a road underdog with all four games being decided by one goal.

Vancouver is priced at -115 to win the game outright with the Bruins at -105 on the moneyline.

The Bruins and Canucks will meet on Saturday, Feb. 24, at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. You can watch the game on NESN as well as on ESPN+.


Bruins vs Canucks Odds and Spreads


  1. The total finished under in four of the last five games between the Bruins and the Canucks.
  2. Vancouver is 23-12-3 as a favorite.
  3. The Canucks have covered in 17 of the 26 road games this season.
  4. Fifteen of Boston’s 28 road games landed over the total.
  5. The total has gone under in nine of Boston’s last 13 games.
  6. The total went over in four of Vancouver’s last six games.
  7. Six of Boston’s previous eight games against Pacific Division teams went under the total.
  8. The total has gone under in 12 of the Bruins‘ last 18 games played in February.


Bruins vs Canucks Over/Under Pick: Over 6 (-105)

The Canucks were shut out for the second time the last time they faced the Bruins. That game was played in Boston. Now the Bruins are without key defenseman Hampus Lindholm while fellow defenseman Matt Grzelczyk is considered to be questionable. That is something to consider for NHL over/under predictions.

The 23-year-old Mason Lohrei was second on the Bruins in time on ice in Thursday’s overtime loss to Calgary. How will the short-handed Bruins defense hold up against the highest-scoring team in the NHL?

Four of the last five games between the teams finished under the total. With the total set at 6, that is a trend that could come to an end.

Dakota Joshua, one of 10 Vancouver players with at least 10 goals, is out while winger Phillip Di Giuseppe is questionable.


Bruins vs Canucks ATS Pick: Bruins +1½ (-265)

Boston has played in five straight one-goal games as the Bruins have struggled to build on one-goal leads. The Bruins have won four of their last five road games while Vancouver comes into the game on a four-game losing streak.

Vancouver has won 9 of the last 13 home games against Boston. Based on how Boston has looked at times in the first two games of the road trip, it won’t be a surprise to see the Canucks take care of business at home.


Bruins vs Canucks Player Prop Pick: J.T. Miller 1+ Goals (+179)

Vancouver’s J.T. Miller has 8 goals over the last 10 games and is closing in on his career-high of 32 goals. With five goals in the last three games, the +179 odds for Miller to score at least once against the Bruins are sure to generate plenty of action. when it comes to the NHL hockey bets today.


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Bruins vs Canucks Prediction

Canucks 4, Bruins 3



Questions of the Day

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Edmonton native Jake DeBrusk had a goal and an assist in his return to his hometown and he is priced at +250 to score a game against the Canucks.

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