Rangers get chance to bounce the Habs
The New York Rangers have a chance to eliminate the Montreal Canadiens from the playoffs on Tuesday night as the teams do battle in Game 5 of the NHL's Eastern Conference final.
New York pushed their series lead to 3-1 on Sunday night with a 3-2 overtime victory over Montreal as -170 home favorites on the NHL betting lines. The OVER/UNDER has gone 1-1-2 so far in the first four games of the Eastern final.
New York Rangers vs Montreal Canadiens Opening Odds and Betting Line
The visiting New York Rangers opened as -115 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under betting, watch for the line updates during the day at GTbets.eu.
Computer Prediction: New York Rangers vs Montreal Canadiens Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rangers to win this game 2.9-2.7. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Montreal will face the 56-37-7 Rangers. In totals betting, the Canadiens are 35-47-15 in over under betting so far this season while the New York Rangers are 36-48-16. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Montreal vs New York injuries news.
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Montreal Canadiens rated this week at No. 26 and the New York Rangers sitting at No. 10.
How New York Rangers vs Montreal Canadiens Stats Matchup
The game also pits Montreal's No. 17-ranked offense, averaging 2.67 goals per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.31 goals allowed. The Canadiens power play is averaging 17.66% while the Rangers defense kills off 85.52% of their penalties.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
New York Rangers vs Montreal Canadiens Betting Odds Trends
NY Rangers is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
NY Rangers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
NY Rangers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Montreal
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Rangers's last 10 games when playing Montreal
Montreal is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Rangers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Montreal's last 10 games when playing NY Rangers
Montreal is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montreal's last 6 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
Next Betting Matchups
New York home to Montreal, Thursday, May 29th