Can the Calgary Flames and New York Rangers Force Ties? How Should You Bet?

Can the Calgary Flames and New York Rangers Force Ties? How Should You Bet?
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The NHL Playoffs headline two more Game 4 tilts tonight. Can the New York Rangers and Calgary Flames tie their series or do Carolina and Edmonton go up three games to one?

Now, let’s take a closer look at tonight’s NHL betting options and make some picks. 

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Carolina and New York Game 4 From Manhattan

Alas, there is little to indicate that the Carolina Hurricanes can win a road game at this point when looking at the overall numbers. 

Sure, the Hurricanes can pile on the shots but Igor Shesterkin and the New York Rangers care little about that. For them, it’s about the counter and picking spots. 

New York’s 3-1 triumph in Game 3 forced Canadian and American sites alike to push back the Over-Under to 5.0 goals. The goaltending has been good in this series even with a couple of “softer goals” allowed in Game 3. 

The idea is goals could be at a premium yet again for Game 4. 

Here are some bets to consider:

  • New York wins in regulation – 2.29.
  • New York Rangers by two goals – 7.00.
  • Watch the Shesterkin save prop for Game 4.
  • Adam Fox Over 0.5 points – 1.69.
  • Artemi Panarin anytime goal – 3.60.
  • Andrei Svechnikov Over 3.5 shots – 1.80.
  • Seth Jarvis Over 0.5 assists – 3.20.
  • Chris Kreider Over 2.5 shots – 1.77.
  • Mika Zibanejad Over 2.5 shots – 1.77.

Then, there is that “Battle Of Alberta.”

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Edmonton Entertains Calgary Tonight In Game 4 Nightcap

Edmonton and Calgary were scoreless for a while and then the Oilers and Connor McDavid exploded for four goals. 

McDavid had three assists. Evander Kane tallied a hat trick. The Oilers even chased Jacob Markstrom from the goal in a 4-1 victory that left Calgary with some deep-seated questions.

After the typical message sending, Game 4 expects to feature a lot more volatility. This might be the most difficult game to get a handle on in this series. This is because of how both teams played last round’s Game 4. Calgary showed an urgency while Edmonton got complacent. 

We’ll see if there is more focus on this game and maybe Calgary covers that “transitional defense on McDavid” a little better on Tuesday night. That played a role in every goal on Sunday.

Game 4 will be a war. This is certain.

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Those Late Game Quick Hits

Here are those picks from the nightcap for tonight:

  • Jacob Markstrom save prop going Over.
  • Hedging the regulation win (2.45 for Calgary, 2.20 for Edmonton).
  • Leon Draisaitl and Johnny Gaudreau Over 1.5 points each – 7.00
  • Evander Kane Over 3.5 shots – 1.91
  • Evan Bouchard Over 0.5 assists – 3.20
  • Total Match Goals Even – 2.85
  • Connor McDavid anytime goal – 2.17
  • Calgary to win most periods – 2.50

Stay cool and enjoy the best odds in Canada

Tampa Bay Sweeps Florida Out Of The Second Round

So, if one called a sweep in the “Battle Of Florida”, take at least four victory laps. 

The Tampa Bay Lightning weathered a couple of disallowed goals and a 49-shot Florida onslaught to take Game 4 by a score of 2-0. With that, Tampa Bay swept Florida right out of the second round.

Almost every game was competitive to a point in this series. However, Florida tallied just a mere three goals on Andrei Vasilevskiy. 

Also, one power-play goal was not enough. The Panthers did not get the depth scoring either. Ross Colton and Corey Perry hammered Florida in this series from the beginning to the end. Then, Vasilevskiy shut the front, back, and side doors.

It is strange how much value Tampa Bay had late in Round 1 when it came to Stanley Cup Futures in Canada. That is all but gone now. Tampa is the favourite to get out of the East and prove once again, “in order to BE the team, you got to BEAT the team”.