|2012 NHL Playoffs: Rangers vs. Devils Game 6 Picks & Predictions|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Friday, 25 May 2012 14:30|
Rangers vs. Devils Game 6 Free Pick
NEWARK, NJ (ATS Consultants) – This is the sixth game of the Eastern Conference final. The Devils won Game 5 versus the Rangers, 5-3 on the road to take a 3-2 series lead. The puck drops at 8:05pmET from Newark, NJ.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Devils as -120 favorites, while the over/under total for this game sits at 4.5 goals. The Rangers enter play with a 61-31-9 overall record and are 28-15-6 on the road, while the Devils are 59-33-7 overall and are 29-15-4 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Devils opened up as a -130 favorite and moved down to -120 at most books, while the total opened up at 4.5 and has remained there.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 55% of NHL public bettors currently favor the Rangers. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the Devils. According to latest NHL trends, the Devils are 6-1 in their last 7 after scoring 5 goals or more in their previous game, 5-1 in their last 6 home games, 13-3 in their last 16 games playing on 1 days rest, 26-7 in their last 33 games as a favorite of -110 to -150, 14-6 in their last 20 Conference Finals games and are 44-19 in their last 63 games as a favorite. Rangers are 1-6 in their last 7 when their opponent scores 5 goals or more in their previous game. The Devils don’t want to send it back to New York for Game 7. They also don’t want to give the LA Kings more rest in the Stanley Cup. The New Jersey 6. New Jersey put itself in position to represent the East in the finals with a hard-fought 5-3 win in Game 5, improving to 7-0 when leading after two periods so far in the postseason. This is their time and they have to seize it or the Rangers could go back to the Cup.
2012 NHL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: NEW JERSEY DEVILS -120