Lightning vs. Rangers Game 7 Pick
NEW YORK, NY (The Spread) – Will the Rangers punch their ticket to the Stanley Cup with a win over the Lightning tonight in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals at 8:05PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book GT Bets, the Rangers are -155 money line favorites over the Lightning, who are +140 money line underdogs for tonight’s matchup. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 5 goals.
The Rangers are 10-2 in their last 12 games when their opponent allows five goals or more in their previous game and 14-3 in their last 17 games played on Friday. They’re also 4-1 in their last five games playing on two days of rest and are 11-4 in their last 15 games after scoring five goals or more in their previous game.
The Lightning have had plenty of success winning games in New York, producing victories in five of their last six road games versus the Rangers. That said, buck that trend and take the home team Rangers to advance back to the Stanley Cup for the second time in the last two years.
2015 NHL STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS FREE PICK: NEW YORK RANGERS -155