NHL FREE BETTING TIP: New York Rangers vs Los Angeles Kings
- Title : NHL FREE BETTING TIP: New York Rangers vs Los Angeles Kings
Both the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings are trying to reach the very top of their conferences which guarantees a great matchup when they meet in Madison Square Garden
The New York Rangers are having a great season as they are on top of the Metropolitan Division and third in the Eastern Conference with a 27-11-4 record. The Rangers have won four of their last five games scoring 31 goals in that span.
They are coming off a 7-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes.
Chris Kreider had a hat trick to set his career-high with 29 goals, tying for the NHL lead. The Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba scored twice as New York improved to 12-3-2 at home and recovered from an early 3-1 deficit after being outshot 16-4 in the first period by the last-place Coyotes.
Igor Shesterkin made 25 saves for his sixth straight win and 10th victory in 11 games, improving to 19-4-2 this season.
The Rangers have the third-best defense in the league allowing only 2.55 goals per game. Their offense is ranked 16th with 3.02 scored goals per contest.
The Los Angeles Kings had a tough start of the season losing six of the first seven games but have recovered and are now second in the Pacific Division and sixth in the Western Conference with a 21-16-5 record.
The Kings were on a three-game losing streak which was snapped with a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Carl Grundstrom scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and Cal Petersen made 23 saves for the Kings. Alex Iafallo and Viktor Arvidsson also scored for LA.
The Kings are ninth in the league with 2.60 conceded goals per game and stand 22nd with 2.74 scored goals per game.
- Samuel Blais will not suit up for the Rangers tonight while Kaapo Kakko is questionable
- Lias Andersson, Andreas Athanasiou, Alexander Edler and Sean Walker are all out for the Kings
- The last three games between these two have finished under 5.5 goals
- The Kings have won 4 of the last 5 against the Rangers
The New York Rangers are in great form lately winning four of their last five games and also have won the last four in Madison Square Garden. Still, the Kings are a tough opponent for them and this game will not be easy for Gerard Gallant’s team. Both teams are among top 10 in defense and haven’t scored many goals against each other in the past. Therefore placing a bet on under 5.5 goals is the right choice for this game.
|Prediction||Under 5.5 goals|
|Start Time||01:30 : 25-Jan-22|