Rangers vs. Maple Leafs Free Pick
TORONTO, ONTARIO (ATS Consultants) – The Rangers are looking to bounce back after losing to Buffalo at home on Friday, while Toronto is coming off a 4-3 road win over New Jersey. The New York Rangers are at the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night at 7:05pmET.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the NY Rangers as a -143 favorite. The Rangers enter play with a 46-21-7 overall and 20-11-5 on the road. Meanwhile, Toronto is 33-34-8 overall and 16-14-6 at home.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rangers opened as –154 money line favorites and their odds have since dropped to –143, while the Maple Leafs’ odds have shifted from +142 to +132.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 81% 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 New York Rangers. According to latest NHL trends, the Rangers are 4-1 L5 meeting in Toronto, 8-1 in their last 9 Saturday games, 5-1 in their last 6 games as a road favorite of -151 to -200, 5-1 in their last 6 games as a favorite of -151 to -200, 7-2 in their last 9 in the third game of a 3-in-4 situation, 14-5 in their last 19 games following a loss of 3 or more goals and 25-10 in their last 35 vs. a team with a losing record. Maple Leafs are 4-9 in their last 13 Saturday games, 4-12 in their last 16 games as an underdog, 4-13 in their last 17 vs. Eastern Conference.and 5-17 in their last 22 overall. The Ranges don't want to give up first place in the Atlantic Divison (they are just a point ahead of Pittsburgh). After suffering a home loss to Buffalo, the Rangers get a chance to get back on the winning track against a Toronto team they usually handle on the road. Toronto is coming off a nice road win over New Jersey but has been unable to string together a strong run because they are an average team. The Rangers get this one on the road.
SATURDAY NHL FREE PICK: NEW YORK RANGERS –143