|NHL Rangers vs. Senators Picks & Predictions for Thursday, February 21, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 21 February 2013 14:42|
Rangers vs. Senators Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Rangers are -126 money line favorites versus the Senators, who are +116 on the money line. The total, meanwhile is sitting at 5 points although some online sports books have even dropped the number down to 4.5.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rangers opened as -120 money line favorites but their odds have been bet up to -126. As for the Senators, their odds opened at +111 but have jumped to +116.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 70% of bettors favor the Rangers. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 8-2-6 in the last 16 meetings between these two teams in Ottawa and 38-15-7 in the last 60 meetings overall. The under is also 4-1 in the Rangers’ last five Thursday games, 18-7-9 in their last 34 games versus the Eastern Conference and 9-4-9 in the last 22 games playing on only one day of rest. On the other side, the under is 14-4-3 in the Senators’ last 21 home games, 18-6-3 in their last 27 games overall and 6-1-3 in their last 10 games versus the Atlantic. The Rangers won't have Rick Nash and both of these teams could struggle to generate goals.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: RANGERS/SENATORS UNDER 5