Rangers open as moneyline underdog vs Bruins
New York Rangers
|13-6-1||November 19, 2013, 07:30 PM | Madison Square Garden||10-10-0|
Madison Square Garden hosts an NHL battle between the New York Rangers and the visiting Boston Bruins on Tuesday.
The Bruins will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 13-6-1 this season, while the Rangers are 10-10-0. Boston is 3-10-7 against the total, while New York is 7-10-3 versus the number.
View Boston Bruins vs New York Rangers Odds and Stats.
The visitors opened as -121 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total opened at 5 for those preferring over under wagers, watch for the line updates during the day at Bovada.
The Rangers sit at No. 18 in the current NHL power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bruins sit at a No. 10 on the same chart.
The Bruins were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Hurricanes. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -155 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for PUSH bettors.
The Rangers were a 1-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Kings. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 27-ranked offense (2.1 goals per game) against a Bruins defense that ranks No. 1 at 1.85 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 17.39% rate while the Bruins have a 87.5% rate on the penalty kill.
Boston home to St. Louis, Thursday, November 21st
New York at Dallas, Thursday, November 21st