Public likes Rangers, Bolts tonight
WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Spread) – Public bettors are putting their money behind the Lightning building on their lead over the Habs tonight and the Rangers evening their series with the Capitals.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book GT Bets, the Rangers and Capitals both have odds of -105 on the money line for tonight’s Game 4 at 7:35PM ET, while the Lighting are -144 money line favorites over the Canadiens, who are +130 underdogs. Washington leads New York 2-1 while Tampa Bay has built a 2-0 series lead over Montreal.
Our NHL Public Betting page shows that 68% of public bettors currently favor the Rangers over the Capitals and 55% like the Lightning to beat the Canadiens. Montreal is 0-7 in its last seven games versus Tampa Bay so it’s hard to fault public bettors for backing the Lightning to take a commanding series lead over the Habs tonight.