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New York Rangers vs Seattle Kraken prediction 1-16-24 Picks

Seattle Kraken (19-15-9) vs. New York Rangers (27-13-2)
January 16, 2024 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: New York Rangers -167 / Seattle Kraken +133; Over/Under: +6
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The Seattle Kraken look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The New York Rangers need a win after losing 5 of their last 7 games. Let’s preview this game and give out a Seattle Kraken vs New York Rangers prediction.

Seattle Kraken Betting Preview

The Seattle Kraken recently beat the Capitals and Blue Jackets while losing to the Penguins. The Seattle Kraken are averaging 2.81 goals per game and are scoring on 20.8 percent of their power play opportunities. Jared McCann leads Seattle with 16 goals, Vince Dunn has 27 assists, and Oliver Bjorkstrand has 118 shots on goal. Defensively, the Seattle Kraken are allowing 2.81 goals per game and are killing 80.8 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Philipp Grubauer has given up 50 goals on 432 shots faced, while Joey Daccord has allowed 62 goals on 808 shots. The Kraken will meet the Oilers after this one.

New York Rangers Betting Preview

The New York Rangers rebounded from losses to the Canucks and Blues with a win over the Capitals. The New York Rangers are averaging 3.26 goals per game and are scoring on 28.2 percent of their power play opportunities. Artemi Panarin leads New York with 27 goals, Vincent Trocheck has 29 assists, and Chris Kreider has 121 shots on goal. Defensively, the New York Rangers are allowing 2.83 goals per game and are killing 83.9 percent of their opponent’s power plays. Igor Shesterkin has allowed 75 goals on 774 shots faced, while Jonathan Quick has given up 36 goals on 411 shots.

Seattle Kraken vs New York Rangers prediction

The New York Rangers are going to get the benefit of the doubt because they’re at home, but we’re getting plus money with one of the hottest teams in the league. The Seattle Kraken have won 10 of their last 13 games, and they’ve done some of their best recent work on the road, where they’ve won 6 of their last 7 tries. The Kraken are making bettors money hand over fist right now, and the Rangers defense has been a mess during this losing stretch. Give me the Kraken and the plus money based on the value.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Seattle Kraken +133

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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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