Rangers vs. Devils NHL Playoffs First Round Game 3: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Rangers vs. Devils NHL Playoffs First Round Game 3: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

The New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils meet in Game 3 of the NHL Playoffs First Round at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, April 22, beginning at 8:00 PM ET on ABC, ESPN+, SN1, CITY, and TVAS. The Rangers are ahead 2-0 in the series. Oddsmakers give the Rangers -153 moneyline odds in this game against the Devils (+130).

Rangers vs. Devils Odds

  • Favorite: Rangers (-153)
  • Underdog: Devils (+130)
  • Over/under: 5.5

When is Rangers vs. Devils and when does it start?

This game between the Rangers and Devils will happen on Saturday, April 22, 2023. You can expect the puck drop at 8:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Rangers vs. Devils

The Rangers and Devils will take to the ice at Madison Square Garden for this matchup on April 22, and if you would like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ABC, ESPN+, SN1, CITY, and TVAS.

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Who Will Win Rangers vs. Devils?

Rangers and Devils Betting Trends

  • New York and its opponent have combined to score more than 5.5 goals in 43 of 84 games this season.
  • New Jersey has played 58 games this season with more than 5.5 goals.
  • These two teams average a combined 6.8 goals per game, 1.3 more than this match’s total.
  • Combined, these teams give up 5.3 goals per game, 0.2 fewer than this match’s over/under.
  • The Rangers have been favored on the moneyline 58 times this season, and have finished 35-23 in those games.
  • The Devils have been an underdog in 23 games this season, and won 14 (60.9%).

Rangers Stats & Insights

  • The Rangers offense’s 273 total goals (3.3 per game) rank 12th in the NHL.
  • The Rangers have allowed the fourth-fewest goals in NHL play this season, 216 (2.6 per game).
  • With a +57 goal differential, they’re ranked sixth-best in the league.
  • The Rangers connect on 10.6% of their shots, ranking ninth in the NHL.
  • The Rangers average 24.1 hits and 14.7 blocked shots per game.
  • Over the last 10 contests, the Rangers have claimed 60.0% of the possible points with a 5-2-3 record.
  • They have put up 34 goals during that stretch.
  • Defensively, the Rangers have given up 20 goals (2.0 per game) in those 10 matchups.

Devils Stats & Insights

  • The Devils have the league’s fourth-best scoring offense (289 total goals, 3.5 per game).
  • The Devils have conceded 2.7 goals per game, 222 total, the eighth-fewest among league teams.
  • Their +67 goal differential is third-best in the league.
  • The Devils’ collective 10.2% shooting percentage ranks 15th in the league.
  • The Devils have not yet shut out an opponent this season.
  • In the last 10 contests, the Devils have gone 6-4-0 (80.0% of possible points).
  • They are scoring at a 3.6 goals-per-game average (36 total) during that time.
  • On the defensive side, the Devils have allowed 2.9 goals per game (29 total) over those 10 matchups.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

  • Artemi Panarin is currently one of New York’s top contributors (92 total points), having amassed 29 goals and 63 assists.
  • Through 82 games, Mika Zibanejad has 39 goals and 52 assists.
  • In 58 games, Igor Shesterkin has a record of 37-13-8. He has conceded 144 goals (2.48 goals against average) and has recorded 1575 saves.

Devils Key Players to Watch

  • Jack Hughes is an important part of the offense for New Jersey, with 99 points this season. He has put up 43 goals and 56 assists in 78 games.
  • Nico Hischier is crucial for New Jersey’s attack with 80 total points (1.0 per game), including 31 goals and 49 assists through 81 games.
  • Vitek Vanecek has a 33-11-4 record this season, with a .911 save percentage (16th in the league). In 52 games, he has 1214 saves, and has allowed 119 goals (2.4 goals against average).

Rangers vs. Devils Injuries

  • Rangers: None
  • Devils: Jonathan Bernier: Out (Hip)

Rangers vs. Devils Prediction

  • Puck Line Pick:

    Pick Em

  • Pick OU:

    Over (5.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Rangers 4 – Devils 2

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