Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers Prediction, 11/6/2022 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers
Date: Sunday, November 6, 2022
Location: Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Red Wings (+195) Rangers (-240)
Madison Square Garden is the location where the New York Rangers (6-4-2) will attempt to beat the Detroit Red Wings (5-3-2) on Sunday. The odds on this game have the Red Wings at +195 while the Rangers are priced at -240. The betting total is set at 7.
The Detroit Red Wings went home feeling good about their game by earning a 3-1 win over the Capitals in their previous game. Detroit accrued 10 penalty minutes in this matchup. The Red Wings offense showed they have some room for improvement in the win. Moreover, they had 3 power play opportunities and scored 1 goal. For the game, they finished 3 out of the 26 shots they attempted.
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While at even strength, the Red Wings have allowed the opponent to score 27 goals while scoring 24 of their own. Detroit Red Wings opponents have 34 power play tries (27th in pro hockey) and have a total of 6 goals in those chances. In regard to their scoring capabilities, the Detroit Red Wings have accounted for 31 goals (23rd in hockey) on the year and have conceded 33. Detroit has attempted 284 shots and holds a shot percentage of 10.9%. For the current campaign, they have tallied 12 points and their points percentage is .600. The Red Wings so far have had 351 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .906. Detroit has tallied 35 power play opportunities and they have notched 7 goals out of those tries, giving them a rate of 20.00%.
The player guarding the cage in this matchup is Alex Nedeljkovic. Opponents have scored 255 goals versus Nedeljkovic in his pro career and his average for goals against per game is 2.96. Nedeljkovic has participated in 92 contests over the course of his pro hockey career. He has a save percentage of .907 in his 5,171 mins between the pipes. He has earned a record of 38-33-14 and he started in 83 games. In his professional hockey career, Nedeljkovic has accounted for 46 quality starts and his quality starts percentage is .554. Nedeljkovic has seen 2,739 shots taken against him and has recorded 2,484 saves.
When they took the ice last, New York faced the Bruins in a matchup where the Rangers took a loss by a score of 5-2. They had 2 power play opportunities in this game but weren't able to put one in the back of the net. The Rangers recorded 2 goals out of the 20 shots on goal they attempted.
During this campaign, the New York Rangers have accounted for 34 goals, 14 points, in addition to a points percentage of .583. They have granted a total of 35 goals to be scored by way of 29 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they were shorthanded. The Rangers have 25 goals at even strength and 9 goals (13th in professional hockey) while on the power play. They have a total of 43 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 20.93%. New York has taken 421 shots (4th in pro hockey) and has accumulated a shot percentage of 8.08%, while allowing their opponents 348 shots. They have recorded a penalty kill rate of 82.86% on their opponents 35 power play opportunities, and their save percentage comes in at 89.9%.
Across the rink you are likely to see Igor Shesterkin protecting the net. He has tallied 3,056 saves out of the 3,296 shots taken against him, which gives him a rate of .927. Shesterkin has a career mark of 68-30-9 and has been in goal for 109 games. He got the starting nod in 104 contests and has played for a total of 6,209 minutes. Shesterkin's percentage of quality starts is 70.2% and he has qualified for 73 quality starts in his pro career. His opposition is averaging 2.32 goals per game and he has surrendered 240 goals altogether.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit (+195)
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