Boston faces Detroit, looks for 4th straight home win

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Detroit Red Wings (4-4-2, fifth in the Atlantic) vs. Boston Bruins (4-3-0, sixth in the Atlantic)

Boston; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bruins -259, Red Wings +205; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Boston hosts Detroit trying to continue its three-game home winning streak.

Boston finished 33-16-7 overall with a 18-7-3 record at home a season ago. The Bruins averaged 33.3 shots per game last season on the way to scoring 2.9 goals per game.

Detroit went 19-27-10 overall and 7-16-5 on the road a season ago. The Red Wings averaged 3.3 penalties and 7.3 penalty minutes per game.

The teams square off Thursday for the first time this season.

INJURIES: Bruins: Craig Smith: day to day (undisclosed), Anton Blidh: day to day (upper body).

Red Wings: Dylan Larkin: day to day (personal), Tyler Bertuzzi: day to day (personal).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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