Red Wings on the road versus Rangers
The Detroit Red Wings will be looking to get some revenge on the New York Rangers on Sunday afternoon as those teams hit the ice together in NHL betting action at the sportsbooks.
The Rangers blanked the Red Wings 1-0 as a -162 home favorite at Madison Square Garden in the most recent meeting between the teams on January 16. New York also topped Detroit 3-2 on the road in their first matchup of the season on October 26.
The Red Wings will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 29-21-13 this season, while the Rangers are 34-26-4. Detroit is 28-30-5 against the total, while New York is 26-29-9 versus the number.
If you're going with the Rangers in this one, they were listed as moneyline Favorite of -168 on most hockey betting menus early today for Sunday's contest. The over-under was at 5 earlier at BetOnline.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 1-ranked Rangers and the No. 15-rated Red Wings in this matchup.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Devils at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Wings at -110 were rewarded, while the 11 goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New York won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Hurricanes on March 7. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -127 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 19-ranked offense (2.62 goals per game) against a Red Wings defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.79 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 20.29% rate while the Red Wings have a 83.76% rate on the penalty kill.
Detroit at Columbus, Tuesday, March 11th
New York at Carolina, Tuesday, March 11th