Stadium: Prudential Center (Newark)
Prediction for the NHL New Jersey Devils vs New York Rangers match, which will take place on March 31. Check the team conditions and choose several betting options.Get Your Sign-Up Bonus!
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey has already officially made the playoffs. It's been a long since we've seen them in a cup battle. They've been doing well since the start of the regular season, avoiding protracted crises for a long time. That allowed the team to achieve local success, but they were in a slump at the end of the first part of the season. In the last eight games, they allowed six losses, beating only Tampa Bay and Ottawa - 5:2 and 5:2, respectively, which does not prevent them from occupying third place in the Eastern Conference standings.
New York Rangers
The Rangers hint that they are ready to fight for the Stanley Cup in the upcoming playoffs. The Blueshirts already made noise in blowout games last season, and now they'll try to make even more progress. The club management traded Vladimir Tarasenko and Patrick Kane for a reason. The New York team looked good during the regular season and has reached a new level. In the last 11 meetings, the team had only once missed a point, once lost in overtime, and nine wins, which allowed them to move up to fourth place in the Eastern Conference standings.
Expert Betting Tips
New Jersey and the Rangers are neighbors in the Eastern Conference standings, sitting on the third and fourth lines, respectively, and they approach their head-to-head rivalry in different forms. The Devils suffered a small setback at the end of the regular season, allowing them to suffer six losses in their last eight meetings, but the Blueshirts improved a lot as they won 9 out of their previous 11 games. The team of Gerard Galland looks stronger now, so we should bet on the victory of the Rangers.
The confrontation between New Jersey and the Rangers has every chance to be rich in scoring chances. In all three head-to-head encounters this season, the Devils and Blueshirts scored at least three goals, confirming their offensive players' quality. The Blueshirts have trouble defensively, while their offense is productive and energetic. On this basis, the optimal variant for the prediction seems to be a total over 6.5, and separately it is worth betting that Each team will score over 2.5 pucks.