Detroit Red Wings vs New York Rangers - Odds and Predictions

How to Watch

Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York

When: Friday, January 31st at 7:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): National TV: ESPN+. New York TV/Radio: MSG, ESPN 98.7 FM. Detroit TV/Radio: Fox Sports Detroit, WXYT 97.1 FM.

Team Notes

New York Rangers

The New York Rangers are eleven points away from 8th place in the East, posting a minus-1 goal differential this season. The Rangers are 13-10-2 at home this season but have won three of their last five games heading into their clash versus the Red Wings. The Rangers stand at +5000 to take the Eastern Conference and +10000 to win the Stanley Cup.

Detroit Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings sit in last place in the Eastern Conference with 28 points. They are 4-19-2 on the road this season. The Red Wings enter the post-All Star Game half of the season hoping to break the six-game losing streak they held at the end of the first half. Detroit Red Wings sit at +1000000 to win the East and +500000 to win the Stanley Cup.

Goalie Notes

New York Rangers: Alexandar Georgiev & Henrik Lundqvist

Georgiev started his last three games against the Islanders, winning two of three starts, allowing eight goals over the span.

  • Georgiev has posted a 91.6% save percentage and allowed 2.5 goals per game in January.
  • Lundqvist was the starter in the 5-1 win over Detroit in November, saving 35 of 36 shots that night.
  • Lundqvist has started just two games in January, allowing nine goals and saving just 49 of 58 shots.

Detroit Red Wings: Jimmy Howard and Jonathan Bernier

Howard started the final four games of the first half, allowing 14 goals over the four-game span.

  • Howard has not won a start since October 29th, a streak of 16 appearances.
  • In January, Bernier posted a 90.4% save percentage and allowed less than three goals per game.
  • Bernier won his last two starts over Montreal and Ottawa, allowing five goals over the two games.

Stats to Watch

New York Rangers

At MSG this season, the Rangers are tied for 6th best in the league in home power-play goals with 21 goals in 88 opportunities.

  • New York is leading the league in penalty minutes this month with 132.
  • In January, the Rangers have scored 29 goals while surrendering 27 on the month.
  • At home, New York is scoring 3.48 goals per game, while allowing 3.12 goals, for a plus-0.36 goal differential.

Detroit Red Wings

Detroit is the only team in the NHL averaging less than two goals per game in January.

  • The Red Wings’ power play has been bad on the road, scoring just seven goals in 71 opportunities this season, the lowest goal total in the NHL.
  • Detroit is averaging 2.08 goals per game on the road this year while allowing 4.24 goals per contest, a goal differential of minus-2.16 goals.
  • Detroit’s last road win came on December 14th against Montreal, a 2-1 win.

Last Five Games

New York Rangers

  • New York has lost its last two home games after winning five straight at MSG.
  • The Rangers has scored just six goals in their last three games.
  • New York defeated the Red Wings in their first matchup this season, 5-1, on November 6th.

Detroit Red Wings

  • Over their six-game losing streak, Detroit has allowed four goals or more in five of the six contests.
  • The Red Wings have lost eight road games in a row, scoring three or more goals in just two of those eight matchups.
  • The Red Wings offensive attack has been silent during the six-game losing streak, scoring three goals or more just twice in the six games.

Game Odds

The game odds will be added as soon as it is made available by the sportsbooks.

Detroit Red Rings vs New York Rangers Odds

The latest odds for Red Wings vs New York Rangers are provided by Unibet NJ and 888Sport NJ. For more on betting in the NHL check out guide.

Money Line

SportsbookRed WingsRangers
Unibet NJ+143-175
888Sport NJ+143-175

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