NHL Matchups  >>  Ottawa Senators vs. NY Rangers Rangers Preview 03/08/2013

 
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The Ottawa Senators and the New York Rangers will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Madison Square Garden.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rangers listed as 176-moneyline favorites versus the Senators, while the game's total is sitting at 5.
The Senators were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Maple Leafs. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
New York won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Islanders on March 7. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
New York:
Team record: 12-8-2 SU, ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of the NY Rangers last 19 games when playing at home against Ottawa
NY Rangers are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games at home
NY Rangers are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Ottawa

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing NY Islanders are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

Ottawa:
Team record: 12-8-4 SU, ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of last 19 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers

When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6


NEXT UP:
Ottawa home to Boston, Monday, March 11
NY Rangers at Washington, Sunday, March 10