Lightning vs. Rangers Game 1 Odds

2013-rangers-team01-360

NEW YORK (TheSpread) – The NHL Eastern Conference Finals get started this afternoon when the New York Rangers host the Tampa Bay Lightning for Game 1 of their series at 1PM ET.

View Today’s NHL Odds

New York is 61-26-7 overall and 30-13-5 at home while Tampa Bay is 58-29-8 overall and 22-18-7 on the road. These two teams met three times during the regular season and Tampa Bay won all three meetings, with two of the wins coming in New York. The Lighting outscored the Rangers 15-7 in the three games and the two hit the over in all three meetings.

According to online sports book GT Bets, New York is the favorite in today’s game, as the Rangers are getting odds of -135 to win, while the Lightning is being given a money line of +125. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.

Bet on Today’s NHL Odds

New York defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in five games to start the playoffs and then needed seven games to beat the Washington Capitals. The Tampa Bay Lightning started the postseason with a seven-game series against the Detroit Red Wings before disposing of the Montreal Canadiens in six games. Tampa Bay is averaging 3.08 goals per game this season while allowing 2.46. New York is averaging 2.89 goals per game and allowing just 2.20.

Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!

Recent NHL Discussions

How many more are like this on Wed, Mar 2021 by Surfer
Saturday Sharp Action NHL on Sat, Jan 2021 by Jimmythegreek
NHL STARS on Wed, Sep 2020 by iceman17
Chicago Blackhawks on Sat, Aug 2020 by Surfer
Loading...

NHL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Habs vs. Lightning Game 5 Prediction After failing to do so on Monday night, the Lightning will attempt to finish off the Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Final, this time on their home ice when the...
Thumbnail Lightning vs. Habs Game 4 Prediction The Lightning will go for a sweep of the Canadiens on Monday night in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will Montreal salvage at least one win the...
Thumbnail Lightning vs. Canadiens Game 3 Prediction Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals will take place from Montreal on Friday night where the Canadiens will host the Lightning at 8:00 p.m. ET. Down 2-0 in the...
Thumbnail Canadiens vs. Lightning Game 2 Prediction The Lightning whipped the Canadines in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night, while the over also cashed in the series opener. With Game 2 on deck for...
Thumbnail Canadiens vs. Lightning Game 1 Pick Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final will be held Monday night at Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL, where the Lightning will host the Canadiens at 8:00 p.m. ET. With the...

NHL Headlines