New York cross-sport parlay for Saturday (+526 odds): Knicks vs Celtics and Rangers vs Ducks

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Andrew Wilsher

NBA· 2 weeks ago

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Editor of Pickswise. Born and raised in jolly old London, England, with an undying love for the NFL, NBA, soccer, and horse racing. A big-time sports bettor who loves futures markets and backing underdogs. Long-suffering New York Jets fan.

Start spreading the news! Online sports betting has finally gone live in New York, and to celebrate we’ve put together a 2-team cross-sport parlay involving two of New York’s proudest teams from the NBA and NHL!

We’ve got one pick each from the Knicks vs Celtics and Rangers vs Ducks matchups, which pays out at odds of +526 with DraftKings Sportsbook. Be sure to sign up to DraftKings using the great offer below if you don’t already have an account. Now, let’s break down each of these plays.

NBA: New York Knicks ML (+235) over Boston Celtics, 7:30pm ET

The Knicks just beat the Celtics at Madison Square Garden 108-105, and are great odds at +235 to do it again at TD Garden tonight. RJ Barrett hit an incredible game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to give New York the win, and while the Knicks should be filled with euphoria and motivation off of that, I expect the Celtics to be despondent heading into this one. Evan Fournier exploded for 41 points against Boston and scored a career-high 10 3-pointers. The Celtics have lost 5 of their last 7 games, and the Knicks look great odds to hand them another defeat.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for New York Knicks vs Boston Celtics

NHL: New York Rangers ML (-115) over Anaheim Ducks, 10pm ET

The New York Rangers continue their 5-game road trip as they play the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday. Since the break, the Rangers have gone 3-2-0 with a pair of solid wins against the Lightning, but they are coming off a one-sided 5-1 loss to the Golden Knights on Thursday. The Ducks, meanwhile, were ice cold following the break and lost 3 straight games until they finally beat the Flyers on Tuesday. Anaheim has a number of big-name players on the COVID list which could mean bad news for them.

The Rangers will have the edge in goaltending as they start Igor Shesterkin, who is the top-ranked goalie in goals saved above expected. Given the Rangers will have the better goalie and hotter offense, they’re worth betting on to beat the Ducks as part of this parlay.

Be sure to check out our full game preview for New York Rangers vs Anaheim Ducks

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