Comes Down to One Game Tonight for Rangers

Comes Down to One Game Tonight for Rangers
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Game Seven!

The two greatest and most heart-wrenching words in sports will be on display again tonight when two rivals try to advance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

About every eye in New York sports betting will be watching the third Game 7 matchup in a little more than 24 hours when the New York Rangers visit the New Jersey Devils (ESPN, 8 p.m.).

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After back-to-back lackluster efforts, the Rangers resuscitated themselves with a 5-2 victory Saturday night at Madison Square Garden to stave off elimination.

New York is looking to become the third consecutive road team to win a Game 7 after the Florida Panthers upset the Boston Bruins in overtime, 4-3, in and the Seattle Kraken edged the defending Stanley Cup Champion Colorado Avalanche, 2-1, on Sunday night.

Tonight’s winner will advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals to face the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Updated Odds, Insights

Tonight’s game is a virtual toss-up on the NY betting apps landscape.

At BetMGM New Yorkthe Rangers are currently -105 on the moneyline (78% of the best, 81% of the handle), but the Devils are the slight home favorite at -120 (22% of the bets, 19% of the handle). 
The over/under game goal total is at 5.5. The spread lines feature New York at +1.5 goals (-275), with 47% of the bets and 39% of the handle. The Devils at -1.5 goals (+225) with 53% of the bets and 61% of the handle.

You can see all the best NHL betting sites, but here are the top three most bet (tickets) player props at BetMGM on tonight's game:

• Rangers winger Chris Kreider anytime Goal Scorer (+175): Only Devils destroyer Mark Messier has as many career goals (16) in potential elimination games for New York. Kreider has scored six goals in the series, five on the power play.

• Rangers' Artemi Panarin over 2.5 shots (+110):  After two assists in Game 1, Panarin has done zilch since.

• Devils' Jack Hughes 6+ shots (+240): Hughes has three goals with an assist in the series.

Two hated rivals with a PATH Train ride separating the two arenas with a season on the line.

What else can you possibly want in a deciding series clincher?



Lou Monaco has been a columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas and has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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