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New York Rangers vs Dallas Stars Prediction 2-20-24 Picks

Dallas Stars (34-14-8) vs. New York Rangers (36-16-3)
February 20, 2024 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: New York Rangers -130 / Dallas Stars +105; Over/Under: +6
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The Dallas Stars and New York Rangers face off on Tuesday in an NHL showdown at Madison Square Garden. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Stars vs Rangers prediction.

Stars Coming off a Shootout Loss

The Stars were competitive on Monday against the Boston Bruins, but they didn’t do enough to get the job done. The Stars scored three goals, but they ended up losing in a shootout. Wyatt Johnson finished with a goal. The Stars are averaging 3.73 goals while their defense is giving up 3.02 goals per game. The offense is the best in the NHL while the defense is ranked 13th. Jason Robertson has scored 18 goals and added 38 assists so far this season. The Stars will meet the Senators after this one.

Rangers Offense Has Confidence

The Rangers’ offense has a ton of confidence heading into this game, and they are playing really well heading into this game. Two games ago against the Montreal Canadiens, they were able to secure a 7-4 victory and in the last game against the New York Islanders, they were able to secure a 6-5 victory. The Rangers on the season are averaging 3.35 goals, while their defense is giving up 2.8 goals per game. The offense is ranked 10th in the league, while the defense is ranked 8th. Artemi Panarin has scored 32 goals and added 42 assists so far this season. The Rangers will face the Devils after this game.

New York Rangers Team Facts

  • The Rangers have won each of their last eight night games following an overtime win.
  • The home team has covered the puck line in each of the Rangers’ last six games.
  • The Rangers have won the second period in seven of their last eight games as favorites.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 3′ market has hit in each of the Rangers’ last nine Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.

Dallas Stars Team Facts

  • The Stars have lost each of their last seven games as underdogs against opponents on a winning streak.
  • The Stars have covered the puck line in each of their last 10 games as underdogs.
  • The Stars have lost the second period in each of their last five games as underdogs following a shootout loss.
  • The ‘Over 1.5 Goals Period 2′ market has hit in each of the Stars’ last 13 games.

Stars vs Rangers Betting Prediction

This game is going to be higher scoring. The Stars are averaging 3.73 goals, and they are going to run up the score here. The Rangers’ offense has been sure impressive the last two games, and they are going to find offensive success in this game. Look for both teams to run up the score and that will be the difference as this game is going to go well over the total. Back the over to cash here. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Over

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Shane Mickle

Sports is about all Shane knows in this life! He has a passion for sports and writing, which makes working for Sportschatplace a perfect job for him! If you find him cheering for a team it's usually a Minnesota team, or the Kansas Jayhawks!

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