Bets to Make for NHL Game 7 Showdown Between Rangers, Devils

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Bets to Make for NHL Game 7 Showdown Between Rangers, Devils
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At, it is hard to believe NHL Round 1 is almost over. Yet, there is only one contest left. Naturally, we save the best for last as the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers battle in a winner-take-all Game 7. Yes, the winner advances to take on the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night. 

Here are a few takeaways on what expects to be an incredible night. 

Schedule Breakdown

Simply, here is tonight’s breakdown. 

  • New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils - 8:00 pm ET

The good news is that the schedule is easier to follow. It is always nice when there is one game.

Also, with Round 2 starting tomorrow, there will be opening night previews for Tuesday and Wednesday’s games.     

News Reports Rolling In

That makes life easier. On Monday night, Akira Schmid and Igor Shesterkin will square off in goal. Some fans and bettors got scared when Vitek Vanecek went off first. 

Few expected this series to be short, and the possibility that Miles Wood could play is intriguing. New Jersey lost Game 6 because of a lack of discipline. That plays into New York's hands when the game gets chaotic with penalties. New Jersey needs to be smarter, and the Rangers know this. 

Game 7s are different! Throw all the records and data out the window. Well, almost all of it. Sunday saw both road teams win the seventh and deciding game. Round 1 has seen more than 60% of the games won by the squad away from home. 

ESPN Controls The Puck Tonight

Monday gives us ESPN for the only game in town. For example, in the NYC Metro Area, Rangers coverage will be on MSG while the Devils are on MSGSN. That gives tri-state area residents and bettors several options. 

New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils

New Jersey should have remembered the memo that discipline is vital in these playoffs. Give New York credit as the Rangers took full advantage in the 5-2 home win. The Devils controlled most of the game but let it get away after a late first-period penalty. New York scored to tie the game on the power play. Then, they scored four more times unanswered.

New Jersey mounted a charge during the third period, but it was too late. Simply, the Devils are the better team at even strength. However, the penalties take away momentum from a young team. New York is expected to win Game 7. New Jersey’s time is coming. Does it come a little sooner than expected? 

Let us get down to business here on what figures to be absolutely bananas from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

Some Wagers To Consider Placing For Game 7

  • Jack Hughes to score two or more points at +150 is reasonable. Timo Meier over 3.5 shots (-145), and anytime goal are at +170.   
  • The over is something to stay away from, but see if one can go with the alternate, looking at team overs?
  • Igor Shesterkin save prop take the over. It is at 29.5 saves (-125) currently.
  • Timo Meier at +900 to score two goals might be worth a look. Star player prop bets are very extensive for Monday night.
  • Devils to score 4+ goals and win is at +250. That is the lion’s boost.
  • More crazy bets are coming for Round 2, as that action starts on Tuesday night.

Good luck, and once again, thanks for reading! We will carry some more plays on social media as conditions warrant.

Thanks to BetMGM Sportsbook for their help.

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