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New York Rangers vs New Jersey Devils Betting Matchup Report


New Jersey Devils

New York Rangers
11-13-6 December 07, 2013, 07:30 PM | Madison Square Garden 15-14-0



New Jersey pays a visit to New York on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Rangers snipers in hockey action at Madison Square Garden.

New York will face the 11-13-6 Devils. In totals betting, the Rangers are 10-13-6 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Devils are 8-16-6 favoring the OVER.

View New Jersey Devils vs New York Rangers Odds and Stats.

If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Devils listed earlier today as underdogs of 162 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 4-ranked Rangers and the No. 9-rated Devils in this matchup.

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The Devils were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Red Wings. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +117 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

The Rangers were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Sabres. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -165 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 28-ranked offense, averaging 2.24 goals per game, against a Devils defense that ranks No. 10 at 2.47 goals allowed. The Rangers power play is averaging 19.59% while the Devils defense kills off 86.87% of their penalties.

Next up:
New Jersey at Columbus, Tuesday, December 10th
New York home to Washington, Sunday, December 8th

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