N.Y. Rangers @ Tampa Bay
N.Y. Rangers +120 over Tampa Bay

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N.Y. Rangers +120 over Tampa Bay

7:07 PM EST. OT included. When we see a team like the Rangers in the role of the underdog, we are going to take a closer look at that scenario. When the Rangers are in the role of the underdog against Brian Elliot, we are going to run to the window as fast as possible.

The Lightning played last night and knocked off the Canadiens 4-1 as a -365 favorite depending on where you shop. However, that large line says more about Montreal’s current standing than it does the Bolts, who were -135 at Detroit the game prior. While they are now at home, can we not all agree that the Rags are not the Wings?

New York last played on Tuesday night, where they were shut out by the Capitals, 4-0. There is no shame in that loss, as the Caps have become one of the toughest outs in the league. The Rangers were not outclassed in that game but it is definitely worth noting that the books made them a -155 favorite, they ran into a hot goalie, while Igor Shesterkin didn’t have his “A” game. It’s hockey and it happens. A lot.

Prior to that loss to Washington, the Rags had reeled off eight wins in nine games. Included were victories over the red-hot Maple Leafs, Colorado, Vegas, St. Louis and New Jersey among others. The Rags now go from a -155 favorite against a team that is in better form than the Bolts to a +120 underdog the very next game. Give plenty of edges to the Rangers here, which inlcudes firepower and goaltending. That's enough to prompt us to move in.

Our Pick

N.Y. Rangers +120 (Risking 2 units - To Win: 2.40)

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