Rangers vs. Canadiens Series Odds
The Canadiens were the winner out of the Atlantic Region, while the Rangers were the winner of the Metropolitan region. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Montreal is the slight favorite to win this series, as the Canadiens have odds of -120 to win, while the Rangers have a money line of +100 to win the series.
Montreal was 46-28-8 on the season, posting 100 points. The Canadiens were 23-13-5 at home and 23-15-3 on the road, which matched any team in the division for road wins. Montreal scored just 215 goals on the season, but allowed only 204. Montreal swept Tampa Bay in the opening round of the playoffs and then defeated the Boston Bruins in seven games in the second round.
New York went 45-31-6 overall this season, earning 96 points. The Rangers were just 20-17-4 at home this season, but went an impressive 25-14-2 on the road. The 25 road wins were the most in the Eastern Conference. New York scored 218 goals this season, while allowing just 193 goals, which is the fewest in the division. The Rangers disposed of the Philadelphia Flyers in seven games to start the playoffs, then defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in seven games in the second round.
These two teams met three times during the regular season, with Montreal winning two of the three meetings. All three games saw one team get shutout, as the Canadiens had just three goals in the three games and the Rangers had only one. The two have hit the under in six straight meetings.
For the odds available for the Rangers vs. Canadiens series, see below
2014 NHL Playoffs Series Odds – Rangers vs. Canadiens
New York Rangers +100
Montreal Canadiens -120
Exact Series Result
New York Rangers win 4-0 12/1
New York Rangers win 4-1 7/1
New York Rangers win 4-2 9/2
New York Rangers win 4-3 9/2
Montreal Canadiens win 4-0 11/1
Montreal Canadiens win 4-1 5/1
Montreal Canadiens win 4-2 9/2
Montreal Canadiens win 4-3 15/4