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New York Rangers take on Red Wings in hockey test


New York Rangers

Detroit Red Wings
2-6-0 October 26, 2013, 07:00 PM | Joe Louis Arena 6-4-1



Joe Louis Arena hosts an NHL battle between the Detroit Red Wings and the visiting New York Rangers on Saturday.

Supporters of the Rangers have seen them go 2-6-0 so far this season, while the Red Wings are at 6-4-1. In totals betting, the Red Wings are 5-5-1, while the Rangers are 3-4-1.

View New York Rangers vs Detroit Red Wings Odds and Stats.

If you're backing the visitors in this one, they Rangers listed earlier today as underdogs of 195 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 5.5, depending on the book.

This game puts the Red Wings, most recently No. 11 in the Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings, up against the Rangers, who rate a No. 15 in the latest survey.

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Last time out for New York, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Flyers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Flyers at -146 were rewarded, while the 3 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the Senators at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Senators at +122 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 23-ranked offense (2.27 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 29 at 3.88 goals per game allowed. The Red Wings powerplay has clicked at a 21.21% rate while the Rangers have a 81.25% rate on the penalty kill.

A few Rangers at Red Wings trends to consider:
NY Rangers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
NY Rangers is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
NY Rangers is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games when playing Detroit
NY Rangers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games at home
Detroit is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing NY Rangers
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against NY Rangers


Next up:
New York at Montreal, Monday, October 28th
Detroit at Vancouver, Wednesday, October 30th

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