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Anaheim Ducks vs New York Rangers prediction 1-21-24 Picks

New York Rangers (28-14-2) vs. Anaheim Ducks (15-28-1)
January 21, 2024 8:30 pm EDT
The Line: Anaheim Ducks +190 / New York Rangers -244; Over/Under: +6
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The New York Rangers need a win after losing 6 of their last 8 games. The Anaheim Ducks also need a win after losing 9 of their last 11 games. Let’s preview this game and give out a New York Rangers vs Anaheim Ducks prediction.

New York Rangers Betting Preview

The New York Rangers recently beat the Kraken, but they’re coming off losses to the Golden Knights and Kings. The New York Rangers are averaging 3.2 goals per game and are scoring on 28.1 percent of their power play opportunities. Artemi Panarin leads New York with 27 goals, Vincent Trocheck has 29 assists, and Chris Kreider has 125 shots on goal. Defensively, the New York Rangers are allowing 2.84 goals per game and are killing 82.3 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Igor Shesterkin has allowed 81 goals on 830 shots faced, while Jonathan Quick has given up 36 goals on 411 shots.

New York Rangers Team Facts

  • The Rangers have won each of their last seven games on the second leg of a back-to-back.
  • The underdogs have covered the puck line in seven of the Rangers’ last eight games.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 2′ market has hit in each of the Rangers’ last 11 games against opponents on a losing streak.
  • The home team has won the first period in each of the Rangers’ last four games.

Anaheim Ducks Betting Preview

The Anaheim Ducks recently beat the Panthers while losing to the Capitals and Sharks. The Anaheim Ducks are averaging 2.51 goals per game and are scoring on 18.9 percent of their power play opportunities. Frank Vatrano leads Anaheim with 21 goals, Ryan Strome has 18 assists and Troy Terry has 99 shots on goal. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 3.44 goals per game and are killing 78.2 percent of their opponent’s power plays. John Gibson has given up 79 goals on 800 shots faced, while Lukas Dostal has allowed 63 goals on 636 shots. The Ducks will face the Sabres and Stars after this game.

Anaheim Ducks Team Facts

  • The Ducks have lost 10 of their last 11 games at Honda Center against opponents on a losing streak.
  • The Ducks have failed to cover the puck line in 10 of their last 11 games at Honda Center against opponents on a losing streak.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 1′ market has hit in each of the Ducks’ last eight home games against opponents on a losing streak.
  • The Ducks have lost the third period in eight of their last nine night games.

New York Rangers vs Anaheim Ducks prediction

It’s hard to back the New York Rangers in their current form, especially at these prices, but there’s no doubt they’re the better team here. The Anaheim Ducks have little to no offense to speak of, and you can argue they’re better on the road than they are at home. The excuses are running out for the Rangers. Give me New York and the PL for max betting value.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: New York Rangers -1.5

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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