Rangers vs. Canadiens Free Pick
MONTREAL, QUEBEC (The Spread) – Will the Rangers eliminate the Canadiens in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals tonight at 8:00PM ET.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Canadiens are -106 money line favorites over the Rangers, who are -102 on the money line. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals as Montreal faces elimination tonight down three-games-to-one in the series.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Canadiens opened as +101 money line underdogs but their odds have improved to -106, while the Rangers’ odds have dropped from -109 down to -102. The total hasn’t moved since opening at 5 goals.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 64% of bettors favor the Canadiens. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take New York. According to latest NHL trends, the Rangers are 4-0 in their last four road games and 4-0 in their last four games playing on one day of rest. They’re also 6-1 in their last seven games, 5-1 in their last six Tuesday games and 13-6 in their last 19 versus Atlantic opponents. The Habs, meanwhile, are just 2-5 in their last seven games versus Metropolitan opponents and 1-5 in their last six conference finals games.
2014 NHL PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: NEW YORK RANGERS -102