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Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers Prediction & Betting Tips 4/5/2024

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Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers 4/5/24
  • Take the Rangers on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Red Wings (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers Preview

Looking to win big? The Rangers and Red Wings face off at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The Red Wings are hosting the game at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, MI.

In this Eastern matchup, the Rangers are favored by -1.5 goals against the Red Wings. The over/under for the game is 6 goals. Check out BetCoco for Detroit Red Wings – New York Rangers odds

Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The Rangers and Red Wings did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Rangers have a record of 2-1. However, against the puck line the Red Wings went 2-1. The over/under record in these matchups was 1-2 on an average of 6 goals per game.

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Rangers offense has averaged 3 goals per game while allowing an average of 2. New York posted an overall record of 7-3 while going 7-3 ATS.
  • Through their last five home games, Detroit has an puck line record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 3-2 while averaging 3 goals per game.
  • Through their last five games as the betting underdog, the Red Wings have a strong record vs the puck line going 4-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 1-4.
  • Through their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Rangers have a good straight up record, but their puck line mark is just 1-2.

Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers Prediction

With a record of 50-21-4, the Rangers have been the class of the Eastern Conference all season long, and they come into tonight’s game against Detroit with a four-game winning streak on the road. In the Metropolitan Division, New York holds a comfortable lead, and they have gone 30-14 against Eastern Conference opponents.

Over their last ten games, the Rangers have gone 8-2, and they have won four of their last five games overall. As the favorite, New York has gone 39-17-2 this season, and they have been favored in 58 of their 75 games.

The Rangers come into the game scoring an average of 3.4 goals per game, putting them 7th in the NHL. Regarding shots targeted at the goal per game, they are 17th in the league. The Rangers went 29-14 in games where they had more shots than their opponents. However, in games with fewer shots on goal, their record was 20-6.

Goalie Igor Shesterkin comes into the game having made 50 starts this season. So far, his record is 32-16 and he has a save percentage of 0.938%.

At home this season, the Red Wings have gone 21-11-5 and have won three straight games. In the Eastern Conference, Detroit is in 10th place and fifth in the Atlantic Division. Overall, the Red Wings are 37-30-8, and they have gone 11-11 against division opponents.

As the underdog, Detroit has gone 22-25-4 this season and has been the underdog in 51 of their 75 games. Over their last 10 games, the Red Wings have gone 4-6 and have gone 1-4 in their last five games.

On offense, the Red Wings are averaging 3.3 goals per game which is 10th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 26th in the league. Detroit’s offense comes into the game ranked 6th in power play goals. And in terms of shorthanded goals, they are 13th in the NHL.

Entering the game, goalie Alex Lyon has started 38 games this season. His current record stands at 19-16, and his save percentage is 0.759%.

With a 1.5 goal advantage on the spread, our projections favor the Rangers to secure a 4-3 victory.

Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers Betting Tips

  • Take the Rangers on the moneyline
  • On the puck line, we like Red Wings (+1.5)
  • Our NHL model projects 7 goals, and we suggest taking the under

Detroit Red Wings Injury Report

  • Ville Husso – Lower Body – Out
  • Michael Rasmussen – Undisclosed – Out

New York Rangers Injury Report

  • Blake Wheeler – Knee – Out
  • Filip Chytil – Upper Body – Out

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