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Montreal Canadiens vs New York Rangers Odds
Montreal pays a visit to New York on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Rangers bats in hockey action at Madison Square Garden.
The Rangers bring a 8-5-1 record to the battle against the 10-4-1 Canadiens. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 6-8 so far and the Canadiens go 7-8.
This game puts the Rangers, most recently No. 10 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Canadiens, who rate a No. 12 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 16-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Canadiens defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.3 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 11.3% rate while the Canadiens have a 83.3% rate on the penalty kill.
The Canadiens were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Hurricanes. That made winners of bettors who got Montreal at -132 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
New York won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Capitals on February 17. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -175 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Montreal Canadiens Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing NY Islanders are 6-4
After playing Carolina are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Canadiens at Rangers trends to consider:
Montreal is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Montreal is 7-3 SU in their last 10 games when playing NY Rangers
Montreal is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Montreal is 3-9 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
NY Rangers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games at home
NY Rangers are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Rangers last 9 games
Montreal home to NY Islanders, Thursday, February 21
NY Rangers at Ottawa, Thursday, February 21