Senators vs. Rangers Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Rangers as -175 money line favorites over Senators, while the over/under total for this game sits at 5 goals. The Rangers enter play with a 54-25-9 overall record and is 33-33 OVER/UNDER, while Ottawa is 44-34-10 overall and is 43-40 OVER.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rangers opened up as a -170 favorite and moved to -175 at most books, while the total opened up at 5 and has remained there
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. According to latest NHL trends, the Rangers 8-21-1 Under last 30 meetings at home in series and 15-37-7 Under in the last 59 meetings. Ottawa is 1-6-1 Under is 6-1-1 last 8 playoff games as an underdog of +110 to +150 and is 3-12 Under last 15 games playing on 2 days rest. This is another game 7, which means both teams will play conservatively. The team that makes the most mistakes wins so few chances will be attempted. Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was named a finalist for the Vezina Trophy. The Rangers need another big game from Lundqvist, who helped propel them to a win in Game 6 in Ottawa. Craig Anderson has been sensational for Ottawa and will need to stand on his head for this game.
THURSDAY NHL FREE PICK: SENATORS/RANGERS UNDER 5