Stars visit New York Rangers in NHL clash
New York Rangers
|20-16-7||January 10, 2014, 07:00 PM | Madison Square Garden||22-20-3|
The New York Rangers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Dallas Stars invade Madison Square Garden on Friday.
The Stars will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 20-16-7 this season, while the Rangers are 22-20-3. Dallas is 22-18-3 against the total, while New York is 19-18-8 versus the number.
View Dallas Stars vs New York Rangers Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Rangers as -152 moneyline Favorite in this particular NHL matchup earlier. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line at 5Dimes.
According to new NHL Power Rankings here, it's the No. 8-ranked Rangers and the No. 18-rated Stars in this matchup.
Dallas lost its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Devils on January 9. Bettors who backed the Devils at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
New York won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Blackhawks on January 8. Bettors who backed the Rangers at +175 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 2.47 goals per game, against a Stars defense that ranks No. 25 at 3.07 goals allowed. The Rangers power play is averaging 21.05% while the Stars defense kills off 80.14% of their penalties.
A few Stars at Rangers trends to consider:
Dallas is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games
Dallas is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Dallas's last 13 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
NY Rangers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 6 games
NY Rangers is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Rangers's last 7 games at home
Dallas home to New York, Sunday, January 12th
New York home to Philadelphia, Sunday, January 12th