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Chicago Blackhawks

New York Rangers
35-11-14 February 27, 2014, 07:00 PM | Madison Square Garden 32-24-3



The New York Rangers battle the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday in NHL betting action at Madison Square Garden.

New York battles the Blackhawks, currently with a 35-11-14 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 23-27-9 for the Rangers and 31-29 for the Blackhawks.

View Chicago Blackhawks vs New York Rangers Odds and Stats.

If you're going with the Rangers in this one, they were listed as moneyline underdogs of 124 on most hockey betting menus early today for Thursday's contest. The over-under was at 5.5 earlier at BetOnline.

The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rangers rated this week at No. 1 and the Blackhawks sitting at No. 10.

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Chicago was a 2-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Coyotes. They lost as -112 favorites, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.

New York was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Penguins. They won as +152 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of OVER bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 18-ranked offense (2.63 goals per game) against a Blackhawks defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.72 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 20.1% rate while the Blackhawks have a 79.67% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Blackhawks at Rangers trends to consider:
Chicago is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
Chicago is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago's last 10 games when playing NY Rangers
Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
NY Rangers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Rangers's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Rangers's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Rangers's last 10 games when playing Chicago


Next up:
Chicago home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, March 1st
New York at Philadelphia, Saturday, March 1st

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