Sharks vs. Rangers NHL Free Pick
(The Spread) – Can the Rangers snap the Sharks’ current six-game winning streak tonight in New York?
SAN JOSE: Since dropping three straight games in the middle of October, the Sharks have been perfect on their recent trip to the East Coast. They’re a perfect 6-0 in their past six games, all on the road, with their latest victory coming in overtime against the Islanders on October 29. Joe Pavelski leads the team with 11 points while Antti Niemi has four wins and a 2.18 goals against average.
NEW YORK: Following their 5-4 loss to the Senators on Saturday, the Rangers have now dropped three of their last four games, including two in a row at home. Forwards Brad Richards and Marian Gaborik have eight points apiece, as no other Ranger player has more than five. Henrik Lundqvist has two wins while Martin Biron owns a 0.86 GAA.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the visiting Sharks as –130 money line favorites over the Rangers, who are +120 on the ML. The over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5 goals.
FREE PICK: Take New York. According to latest NHL trends the Sharks are 2-6-1 in their last nine games against the Rangers, who are 6-1 int hier last seven games as an underdog of +110 to +150. The Sharks are also 2-6 in their last eight games when playing on just one day of rest and the Rangers are 4-1 in their last five Monday games.
MONDAY NHL FREE PICK: NEW YORK RANGERS +120