Devils vs. Rangers Free Pick
NEW YORK, NY (The Spread) – The New Jersey Devils are looking to bounce back after losing to Pittsburgh 5-2 on Saturday. The Rangers have lost two straight and they host the Devils at 7:35PM ET on Monday.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the total at 5 goals, while the NY Rangers are a -145 favorite. New Jersey enters play with a 41-26-5 overall and 21-13-2 on the road. They are also 32-30 OVER this year and 16-15-5 OVER on the road. Mewahile, the Rangers are 44-20-7 overall and 24-9-2 at home. They are also 27-29 UNDER overall and 17-14-4 OVER at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The total has remained the same (5 goals), while the Rangers opened as –150 money line favorites and the line moved to -145.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 75% 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 UNDER 5 NY Rangers/NJ Devils. According to latest NHL trends, New Jersey is 2-6-1 Under last 9 vs. Atlantic Division. and 13-32-6 UNDER L51 Monday games. The Rangers are 7-18-2 Under last 27 when their opponent allows 5 goals or more in their previous game and 15-35-3 UNDER L53 Monday games.When these teams get together, the score is usually low. In New York, in the last seven games, the UNDER has hit 5 times, OVER once and a push once. In the last two times they met in New York in the last 6 weeks, the Rangers won 2-0 on Feb. 27 and the Devils won 1-0 on Feb. 7. The Rangers are 3rd in the NHL in goals allowed at just 2.2 per game. The Devils are 11th in goals allowed at just 2.6 per game and 2nd in shots allowed at 26.9.
MONDAY NHL FREE PICK: DEVILS/RANGERS UNDER 5Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!