NHL Betting Predictions: New Jersey Devils vs New York Rangers
Tonight the New Jersey Devils try to grab a win after back to back losses against a New York Rangers team they have beaten three out of four games this year. BetDSI Sportsbook current live lines display the New York Rangers as -165 favorites over the traveling New Jersey Devils.
The New York Rangers last beat the Devils December 20th 4-1 on the road. The Rangers currently sit at 39-15-6 with their last game a 3-2 overtime win at home against the Buffalo Sabers. Carl Hagelin scored in the second, Marian Gaborik in the third, and Ryan Callahan put one in for the overtime victory.
This season Marian Gaborik has been the most active for the New York Rangers against the Devils as he has 2 goals and 3 assists in their 3 games, and goals in back to back games. Carl Hagelin is not far behind with a goal and 2 assists, Derek Stepan has been a playmaker with 3 assists and Stu Bickel also has 2 assists in his three games.
In the New Jersey Devils last game Sunday the Devils lost a close one 4-3 at home against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Alexei Ponikarovsky scored in the first while Petr Sykora and Martin St. Luis both scored in the third for the Devils.
So far this season David Clarkson is leading the Devils in scoring against the Rangers with 2 goals and an assist. Zach Parise has a goal and an assist in the three games he has against New York this year, and has been hot with two goals and an assist in his last five games. Dainius Zubrus and Patrik Elias both and two assists on the season against the Rangers.
NHL Betting Prediction: Despite the New Jersey Devils under performing as of late. The have outplayed the New York Rangers this year and I will be playing on them with the added value of +145 in this match up.
” It Is Only A Game, Until You Bet It “