Rangers looking for 8th straight win
NEW YORK, NY (TheSpread) – The New York Rangers are the hottest team in the NHL right now, and they look to win their eighth straight today when they host the New Jersey Devils at 7PM ET.
The Rangers are 18-10-4 on the season and 11-5-3 at home while New Jersey is 12-17-7 overall and 8-11-1 on the road. The Rangers have won their last three meetings with the Devils, including one meeting on Oct. 21, which saw New York score a 4-3 OT victory.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Rangers are the clear favorite at home, as they are getting odds of -210 to win, while the Devils are getting a money line of +175 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
The Rangers have won their last seven games, with four of the seven wins coming by multiple goals. The Rangers have been favored in six of those seven victories and their games have totaled five goals or more in five of the seven wins. New Jersey has lost seven of their last eight games and they fired coach Pete Deboer on Friday. The team has went 2-7 in their last nine games as an underdog and the Devils have hit the under in five straight.