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New York Rangers vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction & Betting Tips 12/22/2023

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New York Rangers vs Edmonton Oilers 12/22/2023:
  • Take the Rangers on the moneyline
  • The Rangers should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 6 goals, and we suggest taking the under

New York Rangers vs Edmonton Oilers Preview

Planning on watching today’s Oilers and Rangers game? Catch the action at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY, as the Rangers hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on ESPN+.

The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 6.5 goals, with the Rangers being the favored team playing at home against the Oilers. Check out BetCoco for New York Rangers – Edmonton Oilers odds

New York Rangers vs Edmonton Oilers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last five times, the Oilers have faced off against the Rangers on the road, they are above .500 at 3-2. The last three times that the Rangers have hosted the Oilers, the over/under record is 2-1 with the teams combining for an average of 5 goals. The over/under record in their last three overall matchups is 2-1.

  • Across their last three road contests, Edmonton has been good against the puck line posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 3 goals per game.
  • Across the Rangers last ten home games, the team averaged 2 goals per game while allowing 3. Their record vs the puck line in these contests was 6-4, while going 6-4 straight-up.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the Rangers have a straight up record of 6-4. But, their mark vs the puck line was just 7-3.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Oilers have a straight up record of 7-3. But, their mark vs the puck line was just 5-5.

New York Rangers vs Edmonton Oilers Prediction

As they prepare to face New York, the Oilers currently possess a 14-15-1 record. When they are favored, their record stands at 13-10-1, while as underdogs, it is 1-5-0. For away games this season, they have a 5-9-0 record, while they are 9-6-1 when playing at home.

On the offensive side, the Oilers are scoring an 3.4 goals per game this season, ranking 13th in the NHL. When it came to shots on target per game, they are 8th in the league. Looking at how the Oilers’ offense is performing during power plays, they are 8th in power play goals and 11th in shorthanded goals.

Entering the game, goalie Stuart Skinner has started 21 games this season. His current record stands at 11-9, and his save percentage is 0.7857142857142857%.

As they prepare to face Edmonton, the Rangers currently possess a 22-7-1 record. When they are favored, their record stands at 18-6-0, while as underdogs, it is 4-1-1. For away games this season, they have a 12-4-1 record, while they are 10-3-0 when playing at home.

In terms of their offensive performance, the Rangers are averaging 3.3 goals per game this season, putting them in the 16th spot in the NHL. When it comes to shots on goal per game, they are ranked 26th in the league. In terms of power play goals, the Rangers offense is 4th in power play goals. As for shorthanded goals, they are 22nd in the NHL.

Goalie Igor Shesterkin gets the start and has made 19 starts this season. His record at this point is 12-7, and his save percentage is 0.8163265306122449%.

Based on projections, we have the Rangers coming out on top by a score of 4-2.

New York Rangers vs Edmonton Oilers Betting Tips

  • Take the Rangers on the moneyline
  • The Rangers should also cover at -1.5
  • Our NHL model projects 6 goals, and we suggest taking the under

New York Rangers Injury Report

  • Filip Chytil – Upper Body – Out
  • Kaapo Kakko – Lower Body – Out

Edmonton Oilers Injury Report

  • Dylan Holloway – Knee – Out
  • Ryan Fanti – Hip – Out

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