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(24-10-4) New York Rangers vs. Philadelphia Flyers (13-16-7)
Date: Saturday, January 15
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Venue: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia
NHL Hockey Moneyline Odds: New York +130 Flyers -150 (Bet Now!)
NHL Hockey Puck Line Odds: New York +1.5 -180 Flyers -1.5 +150
NHL Betting Total: O/U 5.5
New York Rangers
The New York Rangers come into this road contest with an overall record of 24-10-4. Through 38 games the Rangers are 1st in the Metropolitan Division.
On the season, they have found the net 110 times, good for a rank of 15th among NHL teams. Heading into the game, New York is the 6th ranked defensive team, allowing opponents to score at an average rate of 2.45 goals per game.
So far, the Rangers have a strength of schedule rating of 25th in the league. When diving into their opponent-adjusted scoring margin, they come into this game as the 14th ranked team in the NHL.
Coming into this game, the New York Rangers leader in points is Adam Fox. In his team’s 38 games, he has come up with 5 goals and 32 assists. He has scored his goals on a shooting percentage of 7.1%.
While on the ice, his offensive production has led to a plus-minus rating of +11.0. The team’ss top overall goal scorer is Chris Kreider. Of his 23 goals, 52.0% have come during power play time.
New York’s top goalie is Igor Shesterkin who is giving up an average of 1.99 goals per game.
In his 22 games played, he has turned in 16 quality starts. Giving him a quality start percentage above the league average.
The Philadelphia Flyers get set to host the New York Rangers with an overall record of 13-16-7. This mark places them 6th in the Metropolitan division. Through 36 games, the Flyers have scored 92 goals, giving them an average of 2.56. This output gives them a rank of 27th among NHL teams.
On defense, they are the 24th ranked unit, giving up 3.31 goals per contest. So far, they have played the 6th toughest schedule in the league. And, when taking into account their scoring margin relative to the quality of their competition, they come in with a power ranking of 27th in the NHL.
Through 36 games, Philadelphia’s leading goal scorer is Cam Atkinson. With his 15 goals and 13 assists, he is the second in overall points, coming in at 28. On the season he is turning 13.4% of his shots into goals.
In addition, the Flyers have benefited from the strong play of Claude Giroux who is the team’s top overall leader in points. In his team’s 36 games, he has come up with 11 goals on a shooting percentage of 12.6%.
However, when on the ice the Flyers are -6 in scoring differential. Philadelphia’s top goalie is Carter Hart who is giving up an average of 2.93 goals per game.
In his 22 games played, he has turned in 12 quality starts. Giving him a quality start percentage above the league average
NHL Betting Trends:
- Rangers are 5-0 in their last 5 vs. Metropolitan.
- Rangers are 15-2 in their last 17 vs. Eastern Conference.
- Flyers are 7-19 in their last 26 overall.
- Flyers are 5-16 in their last 21 vs. Eastern Conference.
Free New York Rangers vs. Philadelphia Flyers NHL Prediction
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In New York’s 38 games, they have an above .500 record against the spread, going 22-14. So far, the Rangers have been a good bet on the road as they have covered in 13 of their 22 road games.
On the season, the New York Rangers have a per-game scoring differential of 0.42. Even when playing on the road, the team is winning games by an average margin of 0.3 goals. Heading into their game with the Philadelphia Flyers, the Rangers have a 3-2 record over their past five contests.
In these games, they have scored 13 goals, accounting for 57% of the overall scoring.
A key to this recent success is the fact that they have outscored their usual output of 2.84 goals per game 3 times.
In 5 on 5 situations, the New York Rangers have a shooting percentage of 7.7%, placing them above the league average. It has been important that New York be efficient with their shots as they are generating scoring chances at a below-average rate.
Based on the quality of their shot attempts, advanced metrics show the Rangers should have at least 9.4 more goals on their total. On the season, their high danger scoring chance figure of 6.13 per game, compares favorably to other NHL Teams.
Look for the Rangers to take care of business vs Philadelphia on their way to a road win.
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