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New York RangersNew Jersey Devils
Dec 20, 7:00 PM | Prudential Center

New York Rangers vs New Jersey Devils Odds

18-8-4TEAM RECORD18-13-1

New York pays a visit to New Jersey on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Devils bats in hockey action at Prudential Center.

New Jersey battles the Rangers, currently with a 18-8-4 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 16-11-5 for the Devils and 13-13-4 for the Rangers.

View NY Rangers vs New Jersey Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Devils as -125 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 11-ranked Devils and the No. 8-rated Rangers in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New Jersey's No. 12-ranked offense (2.8 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Devils powerplay has clicked at a 13.7% rate while the Rangers have a 86.4% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, New York was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Coyotes. Bettors on New York at +103 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.

In their last action, New Jersey was a 5-3 winner on the road against the Canadiens. Bettors on New Jersey at +125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 4-4-1
After a win are 7-3

New Jersey Devils Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Buffalo are 5-5
After playing Montreal are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Rangers at Devils trends to consider:
NY Rangers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road
NY Rangers are 15-6 SU in their last 21 games
NY Rangers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing New Jersey
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 7 games when playing on the road against New Jersey
New Jersey is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New Jersey's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of New Jersey's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New Jersey's last 6 games when playing NY Rangers

Next up:
NY Rangers home to NY Islanders, Thursday, December 22
New Jersey home to Washington, Friday, December 23

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