Rangers vs. Senators NHL Free Pick
(The Spread) – Can the Rangers make it five straight when they take on the Senators tonight at 7:30PM ET.
NEW YORK: The start of the Rangers’ recent six-game home stand wasn’t pretty, as they lost back-to-back games to the Leafs and Senators on October 29 and October 31, respectively. But since then New York has turned it on, winning four straight, which includes a 3-0 shutout over Winnipeg on November 6. The win improved the Rangers’ record to 7-3-1-2 on the year as they sit in third place in the Atlantic standings. Marian Gaborik leads the team in points with 13 and shots with 57.
OTTAWA: The Senators’ streak is going the opposite way of the Rangers’. After winning six in a row throughout the month of October, November hit and the Senators have crashed and burned. With their 3-2 loss to the Sabres in overtime on November 5, Ottawa has now dropped three straight and sits at 7-7-0-1 on the year. Jason Spezza leads the team with 15 points while Craig Anderson has a team-high six wins.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Rangers as –113 money line favorites over the Senators (+104), while the over/under total for this game is currently sitting at 5.5 goals. New York comes into this game with a 3-2-2 road record while Ottawa is 5-3-1 at home.
FREE PICK: Take New York. According to latest NHL trends, the Rangers are 5-0 in their last five road games against the Senators while the road team is 17-5 in the last 22 meetings between these two teams. The Senators are also 1-4 in their last five games when their opponent allows two goals or less in their previous contest and 1-5 in their last six Wednesday games.
TUESDAY NHL FREE PICK: NEW YORK RANGERS –113Want More From TheSpread.com? Follow us on Twitter and Facebook or Subscribe to Our News Feeds!