Rangers vs Coyotes Prediction NHL Picks Today 10/16
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- Oct 16, 2023, 4:11:56 AM
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NHL Predictions: Arizona Coyotes vs. New York Rangers
Get ready for an exciting NHL clash as the Arizona Coyotes take on the New York Rangers. The Coyotes are coming off a thrilling shootout victory, while the Rangers are looking to bounce back from their recent loss. Join us as we break down this matchup and provide expert insights and betting odds.
The game is scheduled for October 16, 2023, at Madison Square Garden in New York, with a 4:00 PM start time. The Rangers are favored with a line of NYR -235, and the over/under is set at 6.5 goals.
The Arizona Coyotes have started the season strong, averaging 3.00 goals per game. Nick Schmaltz leads the team in points with 2, including 1 goal and 1 assist. The Coyotes have shown scoring potential, and they'll aim to continue their offensive production against the Rangers.
Defensively, the Coyotes have allowed an average of 3.00 goals per game. Goalie Karel Vejmelka has been solid with a save percentage of .917. The Coyotes will rely on their defense to keep the game close.
The Coyotes are fortunate to have no injured players listed, giving them a full lineup for this game.
New York Rangers
The New York Rangers have shown offensive firepower, averaging 4.00 goals per game. Chris Kreider leads the team in points with 4, including 3 goals and 1 assist. Their power play has been effective, converting on 28.6% of their opportunities.
Defensively, the Rangers have allowed an average of 3.00 goals per game. Goalie Igor Shesterkin will look to improve his performance and secure a win for the Rangers.
The Rangers have Ryan Lindgren listed as day-to-day, which may impact their defensive lineup for this game.
In this matchup, the Arizona Coyotes are expected to keep the game close, and they have a strong chance to cover the +1.5 puck line. The Coyotes have shown offensive potential, and with Karel Vejmelka's solid goaltending, they are likely to put up a fight.
While the New York Rangers may be favored, the Coyotes' recent shootout victory and their ability to score goals make them a strong candidate to keep the game tight. Betting on the Coyotes to cover the +1.5 puck line offers good value in this matchup.
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Pick: Arizona Coyotes +1.5