Rangers vs. Canadiens Free Pick

Rangers Canadiens 2014 NHL playoffs predictions odds

MONTREAL, QUEBEC (The Spread) – Following an atrocious effort in Game 1, the Canadiens will look to bounce back tonight when they host the Rangers in Game 2 at 8:00PM ET.

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ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Canadiens are -105 money line favorites over the Rangers, who are -103 on the ML. The total for tonight is currently sitting at 5 goals.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Rangers opened as +115 money line underdogs but their odds have improved dramatically, as they are now -103. As for the Canadiens, they are now -105 after opening with -125 money line odds. The total hasn’t budged after opening at 5.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 57% of bettors favor the Canadiens. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.

NHL FREE PICK: Take Montreal. According to latest NHL trends, the Rangers are 2-9 in their last 11 trips to Montreal and 2-5 in their last seven games versus the Canadiens overall, while the home team is 10-4 in the last 14 meetings between these two teams. The Habs are also 5-1 in their last six Monday games, 9-2 in their last 11 after scoring two goals or less in their previous game and 10-3 in their last 13 games playing on one day of rest. Despite its brutal Game 1 effort, look for Montreal to bounce back tonight. This is a better club than what we saw play on Saturday and we expect the Habs to come out focused and with urgency in Game 2.

2014 NHL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: MONTREAL CANADIENS -105

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