Rangers vs Kraken Prediction NHL Picks Today 1/16

Rangers vs Kraken Prediction NHL Picks Today 1/16

© Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

 

Preview: Seattle Kraken vs. New York Rangers - Prediction KingPin Pro

Introduction

Get ready for an intense matchup as the Seattle Kraken take on the New York Rangers. Dive into the detailed preview, including player statistics, recent team performances, and a prediction for the game set to take place on January 16, 2024, at 5:00 PM.

 

Seattle Kraken

The Kraken, with a record of 19-15-9, face the New York Rangers, who stand at 27-13-2.

Goaltender Matchup:

The Kraken present Joey Daccord (13 wins, 2.29 GA/G, .923 SV%) and Chris Driedger (1 win, 1.00 GA/G, .974 SV%). The Rangers counter with Igor Shesterkin (17 wins, 2.83 GA/G, .903 SV%) and Jonathan Quick (9 wins, 2.49 GA/G, .912 SV%).

 

Game Information

The game is scheduled to unfold at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY, on January 16, 2024, at 5:00 PM. The Rangers are favored with a -200 money line, and the over/under is set at 5.5 goals.

 

Scoring Leaders

Keep an eye on top scorers Vince Dunn for the Kraken and Artemi Panarin for the Rangers. Dunn leads with 35 points, including 8 goals and 27 assists. Panarin has an impressive 59 points, comprising 27 goals and 32 assists.

 

Injury Report

For the Kraken, Matty Beniers is on IR until January 21, and Adam Larsson is day-to-day with an expected return date of January 16. Vince Dunn and Andre Burakovsky are both out until January 16. On the Rangers' side, Tyler Pitlick is out until January 16, and Mika Zibanejad is day-to-day until January 15.

 

Team Stats

Let's analyze the team statistics:

Team GF/G GA/G SF/G SA/G PIM PPG PCT PPGA PCT SHG SHGA
Seattle Kraken 2.88 2.81 29.4 29.8 340 25 21.2 23 80.5 2 0
New York Rangers 3.26 2.83 31.5 29.0 379 37 28.2 20 83.9 3 0

 

Recent Performances

Review the last 5 games for both teams:

Seattle Kraken

The Kraken secured victories against Columbus (1/13), Washington (1/11), Buffalo (1/9), Ottawa (1/4), and Vegas (1/1).

New York Rangers

The Rangers won against Washington (1/14) but faced losses to Washington (1/13), St. Louis (1/11), Vancouver (1/8), and Montreal (1/6).

 

Prediction

The Seattle Kraken, despite facing some injuries, have shown resilience in their recent performances. With Joey Daccord's strong goaltending, the Kraken are expected to keep the game close enough to cover the +1.5 puck line against the New York Rangers.

Pick: Seattle Kraken to Cover +1.5 Puck Line

Upgrade to View Prediction

Stay updated with live scores and expert picks on KingPin Pro's iOS and Android app.

Winnings $71,777
last 30 days winnings $320
Yesterday winnings $0
Top Sport NHL
W-L-D 1361 - 1126 - 22
Winnings % 54%
Winnings $57,650
last 30 days winnings $430
Yesterday winnings $0
Top Sport MLB
W-L-D 756 - 527 - 20
Winnings % 58%
Winnings $28,112
last 30 days winnings ($220)
Yesterday winnings $0
Top Sport MLB
W-L-D 148 - 80 - 1
Winnings % 65%