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NHL Betting Preview - Detroit Red Wings Underdogs vs New York Rangers at New York

NHL betting odds interest swings to the Detroit Red Wings at New York battle on Sunday at Madison Square Garden as the Rangers try to defend home turf and reward moneyline betting fans.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.8-1.6 result in favor of the Rangers today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The New York Rangers bring a 33-19-6 record to the battle against the 29-20-10 Red Wings. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 26-23-9 so far and the Red Wings go 21-28-10. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Detroit injuries news.

The Red Wings - Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 6 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 12.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the New York Rangers No. 5-ranked offense (2.93 goals per game) against a Detroit Red Wings defense that ranks No. 14 at 2.64 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 18.71% rate while the Red Wings have a 80.63% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Wings were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Senators. That made winners of bettors who got Ottawa at +100 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for OVER bettors.

New York won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Maple Leafs on February 18. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games when playing NY Rangers
  • Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Rangers
  • NY Rangers is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • NY Rangers is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 6 games at home
  • NY Rangers is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit home to Columbus, Tuesday, February 23rd
New York at New Jersey, Tuesday, February 23rd