Canadiens vs. Rangers Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Rangers are -170 money line favorites over the Canadiens, who are +156 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 5 goals as New York leads this best-of-seven series three-games-to-two.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rangers opened as -174 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -170, while the Canadiens’ odds have gone from +160 down to +156. The total hasn’t budged since opening at 5 goals.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers that have currently been placed on this game, 64% of bettors favor the Rangers. This information is subject to change, however, so click on the link provided for the most updated public betting stats.
NHL FREE PICK: Take the under. According to latest NHL trends, the under is 2-0-3 in the last five meetings between these two teams in New York and 8-2-4 in the last 14 meetings overall. The under is also 3-1-2 in the Habs’ last six after scoring five goals or more in their previous game and 4-1-1 in the Rangers’ last six after allowing five goals or more in their previous game. The under is also 4-1-2 in New York’s last seven home games versus a team with a winning road record and 11-4-3 in its last 18 versus a team with a winning record.
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