New York Rangers vs New Jersey Devils Prediction, 4/13/2021 NHL Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Rangers vs New Jersey Devils
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Location: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: Rangers (-170) Devils (+150)
Igor Shesterkin and the New York Rangers (19-16-6) are headed to Prudential Center on Tuesday where they'll take on the New Jersey Devils (14-20-6). The Rangers open this contest at -170 while the Devils are priced at +150. The total has been set at 6.
The Rangers had a rough game after their 3-2 loss to the Islanders their last time out. The Rangers didn't have their best offensive outing in the defeat. For the game, they converted 2 of the 26 shots they put on net. In addition, they had 3 chances with extra men on the ice but didn't convert them into a score. New York had 8 penalty minutes in this matchup. The Corsi for the Rangers came in at 46 and the Corsi against when the final whistle blew was 44 which means they had a Corsi percentage of 51.1%. Their Fenwick came in at 39 and the Fenwick against was 36, giving them a Fenwick percentage of 52.0%. They accrued 18 face-off wins at even strength and were beaten on 26 opportunities to win the face-off. Their offensive zone starts were at 65.0% and their PDO was 101.8 in this one.
Regarding their goal scoring prowess, the New York Rangers have notched 132 goals (9th in the National Hockey League) for the year and have allowed 110. For the year, the have a total of 44 points and their points percentage comes in at .537. New York skates onto the rink with 144 power play opportunities and they have scored 28 goals out of those attempts, garnering them a rate of 19.44%. When playing at even strength, the Rangers have surrendered 90 goals while earning 104 on offense. New York has attempted 1,206 shots and has a shooting percentage of 11.0%. The Rangers have had 1,196 shots tried against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .908. New York Rangers opponents have earned 125 power play opportunities (17th in pro hockey) and have tallied 20 goals in those chances.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Igor Shesterkin. For his career, Shesterkin has compiled 23 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .697. His save percentage currently is .925 during his 1,983 mins on the ice. Shesterkin has had 1,090 shots against him and has gathered 1,008 total saves. Opponents have racked up 82 goals against Shesterkin in his NHL career and his goals against average per contest is 2.48. He has earned a mark of 20-11-3 and got the start in 33 games. Shesterkin has been involved in 35 contests over the course of his professional hockey career.
Their last time out, New Jersey played the Penguins in an outing where the Devils ended up taking the loss by a mark of 5-2. New Jersey had a 56.1% Corsi rate. These Corsi stats tell us the story of the kind of game New Jersey played and we're sure they will look for better performances in the future. They had a Fenwick percentage of 59.1% by amassing a Fenwick of 39 and the Penguins ending the game with a 27 Fenwick. They had a PDO at even strength of 88 and their percentage of oZS was 53.1%. The Devils scored 2 goals of the 30 shots on goal they attempted. They had 2 power play opportunities in this one but weren't able to put one in the back of the net.
The Devils have racked up 87 goals at even strength and 16 goals (28th in hockey) while on the power play. New Jersey has attempted 1,195 shots (22nd in the league) and has earned a shooting percentage of 8.62%, while allowing the other team 1,246 shots. So far this year, the New Jersey Devils have earned 103 goals, 34 points, as well as a points percentage of .425. They have a tally of 115 power play chances and they have accumulated a power play rate of 13.91%. They have recorded a penalty kill percentage of 71.05% on their oppositions 114 power play tries, and their save percentage is currently 89.7%. They have granted a total of 128 goals to be scored by of a combination of 95 goals at even strength and 33 goals while they were shorthanded.
For the opposition you are likely to see Mackenzie Blackwood in net. Blackwood has accrued a career mark of 41-36-11 and has played in 94 games. Blackwood's percentage of quality starts sits at 54.5% and he has made 48 quality starting assignments in his career. He has gathered 2,619 saves out of the 2,871 shots attempted, which gives him a percentage of .912. Teams are averaging 2.81 goals per contest and he has yielded 252 goals altogether. He has started in 88 contests and has been on the ice for 5,376 mins.
Who will win tonight's NHL game ATS?
Guy's Pick: Take New Jersey (+150)
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