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Rangers vs Devils Game 7 Odds, Lines and Prediction

Chris Wassel

by Chris Wassel in NHL Hockey

Updated Apr 30, 2023 · 1:37 PM PDT

New Jersey Devils center Jack Hughes skates with the puck against New York Rangers defenseman Adam Fox
Apr 24, 2023; New York, New York, USA; New Jersey Devils center Jack Hughes (86) skates with the puck against New York Rangers defenseman Adam Fox (23) during the second period in game four of the first round of the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
  • New Jersey is a tight -115 moneyline favorite in the Rangers vs Devils odds for Game 7 of their first-round playoff series
  • The best-of-seven-game series is tied, but the home team has won two games in a row
  • Get the latest Rangers vs Devils Game 7 odds here, plus news and same-game parlay pick

The New York Rangers countered and made a statement of their own Saturday night. After three straight losses, New York looked far more composed. They gave up the early goal, but rallied to score five unanswered goals en route to a 5-2 victory.

New York set the stage for an epic winner-take-all Game 7 on Monday night in New Jersey.

Online sportsbooks tip slightly to New Jersey in the NHL odds, as they are -115 for the overall series and game.

Rangers vs Devils Game 7 Odds

Team Puck Line Total Moneyline
New York Rangers +1.5 (-260) -105 O 5.5 (+105)
New Jersey Devils -1.5 (+220) -115 U 5.5 (-125)

The Devils are currently -115 moneyline favorites, in a contest with a total of 5.5. Puck drop is scheduled for 8:00pm ET at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, with ESPN providing nationwide coverage. MSG and MSGSN carry their usual local coverage.

The Devils vs Rangers series odds show a series that is almost even.

 

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Odds as of April 30 at DraftKings Sportsbook

Rangers vs Devils Betting Splits

So,  New York and New Jersey are almost even in the NHL betting trends. The Devils continue to get some love from the bettors.

As of Sunday evening, 52% of the moneyline bets are backing the Devils, while the under could shift. Expect some movement as the betting split on the moneyline leans 63% on the Devils.

New York vs New Jersey NHL Betting News

The Rangers and Devils are so close that even our model is having a tough time. New Jersey is tabbed to win 3.31 to 3.28 with a 51.9% probability of victory. Literally, it almost does not get much closer.

Some wonder if either team expects to make changes from Game 6, but that answer is likely no.

Surely,  we may see a few less penalties called in Game 7.

New Jersey saw their numbers shift for the Stanley Cup odds at +1400 while New York is now +1600.

Devils vs Rangers Analysis

Both goaltenders handled a differing workload again in Game 6. New York and Igor Shesterkin did not give up the backbreaking goal that would have made it 2-0 New Jersey. He held firm and when the Rangers tied the game very late in the first period, there was a distinct momentum shift.

Now, this was the second time a home team made an emphatic stand in the series. Can New Jersey finish off this trend on Monday night?

New Jersey still has generated more scoring chances, but needs to keep this series at even strength. Even when the Rangers do not score on power plays, it mucks the game up and allows for more North-South play instead of East-West pace.

Yes, Vitek Vanecek saw the net for a few minutes on Saturday, but it is expected Akira Schmid will play on Monday. Game 7 expects to be physical. Can Timo Meier, Nico Hischier, and Jack Hughes lead the way or does New York’s experience come through?

So, this is one game to advance to play Carolina later this week. Who has the stones to win on Monday night?

Rangers vs Devils 2022-23 H2H Playoff Results

Date Away Team Home Team Result
Apr. 29, 2023 New Jersey New York NYR, 5-2 – Game 6
Apr. 27, 2023 New York New Jersey NJD, 4-0 – Game 5
Apr. 24, 2023 New Jersey New York NJD, 3-1 – Game 4
Apr. 22, 2023 New Jersey New York NJD, 2-1 (OT) – Game 3
Apr. 20, 2023 New York New Jersey NYR, 5-1 – Game 2
Apr. 18, 2023 New York New Jersey NYR, 5-1 – Game 1

Can the Devils reverse course and play a little more disciplined? New Jersey played better in most of the first period and third at MSG on Saturday.

Game 7 Rangers vs Devils Prediction

Monday night figures to be a wild time from the Prudential Center. New York wants to continue to make this a special teams’ game while New Jersey needs to skate and generate pace.

Look at how parts of Game 6 went. New York played better from late in the first period until the start of the third. Second period high-scoring chances were 6-0 New York. The rest of the game was 11-4 New Jersey.

On the national stage again, anything can happen in a Game 7. Do the goaltenders steal the show or does the offense?

Rangers vs Devils Game 7 Same-Game Parlay

Pick Odds
Dawson Mercer Anytime Goalscorer +240
Chris Kreider Anytime Goalscorer +165
Same-Game Parlay Odds +600

Again, wait for the live-betting options. Do not force a wager in a Game 7.

Expect a closer game, but do watch for the officiating crew. That may give a clue on how to play this deciding game from a betting standpoint.

Pick: Same-Game Parlay (+600)

 

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