Rangers vs. Devils NHL Playoffs First Round Game 6: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Rangers vs. Devils NHL Playoffs First Round Game 6: How to Watch, Odds, Picks & Predictions

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Game 6 of the NHL Playoffs First Round at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, April 29 showcases the New York Rangers and the New Jersey Devils facing off at 8:00 PM ET on ABC, ESPN+, SN360, and TVAS2. The Devils are ahead 3-2 in the series. The Devils are underdogs (+109) in this decisive matchup against the Rangers (-129).

Rangers vs. Devils Odds

  • Favorite: Rangers (-129)
  • Underdog: Devils (+109)
  • Over/under: 5.5

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

This matchup between the Rangers and Devils will begin on Saturday, April 29, 2023. Be ready to see the puck drop at 8:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Rangers vs. Devils

The Rangers and Devils will start skating at Madison Square Garden for this matchup on April 29, and if you’d like to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ABC, ESPN+, SN360, and TVAS2.

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Who Will Win Rangers vs. Devils?

Rangers and Devils Betting Trends

  • New York and its opponent have gone over 5.5 combined goals in 43 of 87 games this season.
  • New Jersey’s games this season have had over 5.5 goals 58 of 87 times.
  • These teams average 6.8 goals per match between them, 1.3 more than this game’s total.
  • Combined, these teams allow 5.3 goals per game, 0.2 fewer than this match’s total.
  • The Rangers have been favored on the moneyline 60 times this season, and have gone 35-25 in those games.
  • The Devils have won 16, or 64.0%, of the 25 games they have played while the underdog this season.

Rangers Stats & Insights

  • The Rangers are ranked 12th in the league with 273 goals this season, an average of 3.3 per contest.
  • The Rangers have conceded the fourth-fewest goals in league action this season, 216 (2.6 per game).
  • The team’s goal differential is sixth-best in the league at +57.
  • The Rangers shoot 10.6% as a team, ranked ninth-best in the league.
  • The Rangers have yet to shut out an opponent this season, averaging 24.1 hits and 14.7 blocked shots per game.
  • In the last 10 contests, the Rangers are 4-3-3 (55.0% of possible points).
  • They are scoring at a 2.8 goals-per-game average (28 total) over that time.
  • On the defensive side, the Rangers have given up 2.0 goals per game (20 total) over 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 conceded (2.7 per game) are the eighth-fewest in the NHL.
  • Their third-best goal differential is +67.
  • The Devils’ collective 10.2% shooting percentage ranks 15th in the league.
  • The Devils have not yet shut out an opponent this season.
  • In their past 10 matchups, the Devils are 7-3-0 to earn 85.0% of the possible points.
  • They are scoring at a 3.6 goals-per-game average (36 total) during that stretch.
  • On the defensive side, the Devils have allowed 2.1 goals per game (21 total) in those 10 outings.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

  • Artemi Panarin is one of New York’s top contributors with 92 points. He has 29 goals and 63 assists this season.
  • Mika Zibanejad is another top contributor for New York with 91 points (1.1 per game), scoring 39 goals and adding 52 assists.
  • Igor Shesterkin (37-13-8) has a 2.5 goals against average and a .916 save percentage (10th-best in the league).

Devils Key Players to Watch

  • Jack Hughes is a top offensive contributor for his club with 99 points (1.3 per game). He has scored 43 goals and 56 assists in 78 games (playing 19:57 per game).
  • Nico Hischier is a key contributor for New Jersey, with 80 total points this season. He has netted 31 goals and provided 49 assists in 81 games.
  • Vitek Vanecek has a record of 33-11-4 in 52 games this season, conceding 119 goals (2.4 goals against average) with 1214 saves and a .911 save percentage, 15th in the league.

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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