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2017 NHL Playoff Odds: Montreal Canadiens vs. NY Rangers Picks

2017 NHL Playoff Odds: Montreal Canadiens vs. NY Rangers Picks
It’s hard to stress how huge the last game was for the New York Rangers. They went into Montreal and won back-to-back games for the first time in this series. In doing so, they took a 3-2 lead over the Habs and are in the driver’s seat.

Montreal vs NY Rangers NHL Playoff Odds

NHL - Playoff
Friday 14 April
New York  Rangers
Montreal Canadiens

Rangers @ Habs

  Money Line  

The Rangers haven’t led the series since it was 1-0… That seems like so long ago and so much has happened. We’ve been treated to some real classic hockey games since then. The Rangers have their groove back. But I’m still not sure it will be good enough to win the series. Even though they’re winning and have won the last 2 games. They’re heading home for a close out game, yet I sort of feel like the pressure is more on them, than it is Montreal. NY won their last game in New York to end their home woes. Or at least stop them. They still are far from a lock to win at home in my view.

-Checks preview for last game-. Yup. I keep saying it. Price needs goal support. Well, the Habs did double that support over the last few games, by going from 1 goal to a luxurious 2 games. Sadly, the Rangers managed 3. It’s easy for me to say, I know. Henrik Lundqvist has been incredible and arguably the biggest x-factor in this series. He stopped a lot of shots in Game 5. Montreal fired to a 33-26 shot advantage in regulation time. But NY outshot them 10-3 in overtime.

This game is going to be insane. Downright nutty. Montreal has got to win, clearly. If they do, I say they win the series. I said this before the last game and stand by it. I can’t see New York winning a Game 7 in Montreal’s building. Historically speaking, the home team has an advantage, but not by as much as you think. The home side has won about 60% of all Game 7s in the NHL over the course of history. And to get there, that would mean New York would have to give up another home game. Which would not help their confidence.

Montreal vs New York Series TV Schedule in Canada

  • Saturday, April 22 at TBD – Montreal at New York (TBD)
  • *Monday, April 24 at TBD – New York at Montreal (TBD)

Montreal vs New York Game 6 Prediction

Preview: This game will be played at the World’s most famous arena. The Rangers definitely didn’t have to worry about double-booking the venue with a Knicks playoff games (sorry, not sorry, Knick fans). The Rangers have lost 6 of their last 7 playoff games there (even though they won the last one). So they aren’t exactly beaming with confidence going into this game. That being said, the home fans can smell blood and see a Montreal team on the brink. The Rangers were 21-16-4 at home this year in the regular season. That’s tied (with the Toronto Maple Leafs) for the least amount of home wins for any team to make the playoffs.

Prediction: Montreal (-1.5) at Sports Interaction

Meanwhile, the Habs are good on the road. Over the regular season, they went 23-14-4. Only these Rangers and the Blackhawks had more road wins. Despite those numbers, I don’t see New York winning tonight, nor Game 7 on the road. 

NHL Playoff Picks Tonight

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playoff - week-1
Match day
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Away Score Home Money Line
Wednesday 12 April
FT New York Rangers 2 - 0 Montreal Canadiens +135 -156 Odds
FT Boston Bruins 2 - 1 Ottawa Senators -125 +105 Odds
FT Jackets 1 - 3 Pittsburgh Penguins +135 -156 Odds
AOT St. Louis Blues 2 - 1 Minnesota Wild +145 -167 Odds
AOT San Jose Sharks 3 - 2 Edmonton Oilers +135 -156 Odds
Thursday 13 April
AOT Toronto Maple Leafs 2 - 3 Washington Capitals +215 -250 Odds
FT Nashville Predators 1 - 0 Chicago Blackhawks +150 -164 Odds
FT Calgary Flames 2 - 3 Anaheim Ducks +145 -167 Odds
Friday 14 April
New York Rangers 19:00 Montreal Canadiens +135 -145 Odds
Jackets 19:00 Pittsburgh Penguins +255 -154 Odds
St. Louis Blues 20:00 Minnesota Wild +177 +100 Odds
San Jose Sharks 22:30 Edmonton Oilers +125 +150 Odds
Saturday 15 April
Boston Bruins 15:00 Ottawa Senators -115 +300 Odds
Toronto Maple Leafs 19:00 Washington Capitals +210 -227 Odds
Nashville Predators 20:00 Chicago Blackhawks +160 -169 Odds
Calgary Flames 22:30 Anaheim Ducks +140 -149 Odds
Sunday 16 April
Minnesota Wild 15:00 St. Louis Blues
Pittsburgh Penguins 18:00 Jackets
Montreal Canadiens 19:00 New York Rangers
Edmonton Oilers 22:00 San Jose Sharks

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