New York Rangers vs Dallas Stars Prediction, 11/20/2023 NHL Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Rangers vs Dallas Stars
Date: Monday, November 20, 2023
Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Rangers (+105) Stars (-133)
The New York Rangers (12-2-1) are on their way to American Airlines Center on Monday where they will attempt to defeat the Dallas Stars (11-4-1). The moneyline on this contest has the Rangers at +105 and the Stars are coming in at -133. The over/under is set at 7.
The New York Rangers were on the right side of the scoreboard with a 5-3 win over the Devils in the last game they played. New York compiled 2 mins in the box in this contest. Furthermore, they had 3 power play opportunities and were able to score 1 goal. The Rangers had a impressive offensive output in this win. For the outing, they scored on 5 out of the 35 shots they tried.
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New York Rangers opponents have tallied 46 power play opportunities (30th in the league) and have earned 7 goals in those attempts. The Rangers so far have had 417 shots attempted against them and are the owners of a save percentage of .921. New York has attempted 433 shots and holds a shot percentage of 11.8%. When at even strength, the Rangers have allowed the opponent to score 26 goals while getting 35 when they are on offense. New York has tallied 48 power play chances and they have added 16 goals during those advantages, garnering them a rate of 33.33%. For the year, they have recorded 25 points and their points % is .833. In the matter of scoring goals, the New York Rangers have tallied 51 goals (18th in the NHL) for the season and have given up 33.
Patrolling the crease for the game will be Igor Shesterkin. The opposition has notched 383 goals against Shesterkin in his pro hockey career and his goals against average per game is 2.38. Shesterkin has participated in 167 contests throughout his pro hockey career. His save percentage currently is .923 during his 9,668 mins in the crease. He has earned an overall mark of 106-44-15 and got the start in 162 games. In his professional hockey career, Shesterkin has accumulated 109 quality starts and his percentage for quality starts is .673. Shesterkin has had 4,991 shot attempts taken against him and has amassed 4,608 total saves.
When they were on the ice last, Dallas faced the Avalanche in an outing where the Stars ended up losing by a final score of 6-3. The Stars recorded 3 goals out of the 28 shots on goal they pursued. They had 4 power play attempts in this contest and netted 1 out of those tries.
Dallas has attempted 490 shots (23rd in professional hockey) and has a shooting percentage of 11.02%, while allowing the opposition 520 shots. They have a penalty kill percentage of 89.09% on their opponents 55 tries on the power play, and their save percentage is currently 91.5%. They have earned 53 power play opportunities and they have a power play percentage of 20.75%. The Stars have accumulated 43 goals at even strength and 11 goals (19th in professional hockey) while having a power play advantage. They have allowed 44 goals to be scored by of a combination of 38 goals at even strength and 6 goals while they had less men on the ice. For the season, the Dallas Stars have earned a total of 54 goals, 23 points, and a points percentage of .719.
For the opposition you will find Jake Oettinger defending the net. His opposition is averaging 2.43 goals per contest and he has surrendered 351 goals altogether. Oettinger's quality start rate sits at 59.4% and he has accumulated 85 quality starting assignments in his career. He has been a starter 143 games and has played 8,678 mins. Oettinger is the owner of a career mark of 86-37-20 and has played in 151 games. He has recorded 3,839 stops out of 4,190 shots attempted, which gives him a save percentage of .916.
Who will win tonight's NHL game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony's Pick: Take Dallas (-133)
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