Rangers vs. Devils NHL Playoffs First Round Game 4: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Rangers vs. Devils NHL Playoffs First Round Game 4: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

NHL Predictions

The New York Rangers host the New Jersey Devils Monday in Game 4 of the NHL Playoffs First Round, beginning at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN, SN360, TVAS, MSG, and MSGSN. The Rangers hold a 2-1 advantage in the series. The Devils are the underdog (+138) in this game against the Rangers (-161).

Rangers vs. Devils Odds

  • Favorite: Rangers (-161)
  • Underdog: Devils (+138)
  • Over/under: 5.5

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

This matchup between the Rangers and Devils will happen on Monday, April 24, 2023. You should expect the puck drop at 7:00 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 24, and if you want 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 ESPN, SN360, TVAS, MSG, and MSGSN.

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Who Will Win Rangers vs. Devils?

Rangers and Devils Betting Trends

  • New York and its opponent have posted more than 5.5 goals in 43 of 85 games this season.
  • New Jersey has played 58 games this season that finished with over 5.5 goals.
  • The teams average 6.8 goals per game combined, 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 total.
  • The Rangers have won 35 of their 59 games when favored on the moneyline this season (59.3%).
  • The Devils have won 15, or 62.5%, of the 24 games they have played while the underdog this season.

Rangers Stats & Insights

  • The Rangers’ 3.3 average goals per game add up to 273 total, which makes them the 12th-ranked scoring team in the league.
  • On defense, the Rangers are one of the best units in league competition, giving up 216 goals to rank fourth.
  • The team’s goal differential is sixth-best in the league at +57.
  • The Rangers convert 10.6% of their shots, ranking ninth in the league.
  • The Rangers average 24.1 hits and 14.7 blocked shots per game.
  • Over the past 10 games, the Rangers have gone 5-1-4 (55.0% of possible points).
  • They have scored 34 goals during that span.
  • On the defensive end, the Rangers have allowed 20 goals (2.0 per game) in those 10 matchups.

Devils Stats & Insights

  • The Devils have scored the fourth-most goals (289 goals, 3.5 per game) in the league.
  • The Devils’ 222 total goals given up (2.7 per game) are the eighth-fewest in the league.
  • Their third-best goal differential is +67.
  • The 10.2% shooting percentage the Devils have compiled ranks 15th in the league.
  • The Devils have not shut out an opponent this season. They average 16.7 hits and 14.9 blocked shots per game.
  • In their past 10 games, the Devils are 6-4-0 to earn 80.0% of the possible points.
  • They are scoring at a 3.6 goals-per-game average (36 total) over that stretch.
  • On the defensive side, the Devils have given up 2.9 goals per game (29 total) over those 10 outings.

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.
  • Mika Zibanejad has 39 goals and 52 assists to total 91 points (1.1 per game).
  • Igor Shesterkin has a record of 37-13-8. He has conceded 144 goals (2.5 goals against average) and racked up 1575 saves with a .916 save percentage (10th-best in the league).

Devils Key Players to Watch

  • Jack Hughes is a key offensive option for New Jersey, with 99 points this season. He has put up 43 goals and 56 assists in 78 games.
  • Nico Hischier has made a major impact for New Jersey this season with 80 points, thanks to 31 goals and 49 assists.
  • 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:

    Devils (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (5.5)

  • Score Prediction:
    Rangers 4 – Devils 2

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