The Vegas Golden Knights and New York Rangers could indeed meet in the 2024 Stanley Cup Final. Vegas is the defending champion and in the NHL betting odds hunt for top seed in the Western Conference. Vegas is down a bit on goal scoring and must shore that up come playoff time. Following a hot start, the Rangers have tailed returned to the pack in the Eastern Conference. First-year head coach Peter Laviolette was hired to win a Stanley Cup. Hence, the regular season will be spent preparing for the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Vegas Golden Knights vs. New York Rangers NHL Betting Information
|Date and Time:
|Friday, January 26, 2024, 7 p.m. ET.
|Madison Square Garden, New York, NY.
Golden Knights at Rangers SBG Odds Overview
Sharps will prefer the Golden Knights for the sportsbook value they offer as a quality road dog. By contrast, the Rangers will get casual support as a name-brand team with a good record.
Vegas Golden Knights Team Overview
The Vegas Golden Knights are 27-14-6 straight up and 15-26 over/under the total. Also, Vegas is 2nd in the Pacific Division Conference playoff standings. Vegas is eight points behind the Vancouver Canucks in the Pacific Division playoff race. Late on, Vegas has covered four out of their last five games. While the Golden Knights have gone under the total in eight of its previous 11 matchups. Vegas has NHL rankings of 16th for goals scored and 19th for power play efficiency. In comparison on defense, the Golden Knights have NHL rankings of 6th for goals against and 16th for penalty killing.
Mark Stone leads the Golden Knights with 15 goals, 34 assists, and a +4. Also, Jack Eichel adds 19 goals, 25 assists, and a +1. And then Jonathan Marchessault brings 22 goals, 1 and 4 assists. Number one goalie Logan Thompson has a .907 save percentage and 2.73 goals against average. Backup Adin Hill brings a .933 save percentage.
New York Rangers Team Overview
The New York Rangers are 29-15-2 straight up and 22-17-1 over/under the total. Also, New York is 1st in the Metropolitan Division playoff standings. New York is four points ahead of the Philadelphia Flyers in the Metropolitan Division playoff race. Late on, New York has covered three out of their last five games. While the Rangers have gone over the total in six of its previous nine matchups. New York has NHL rankings of 13th for goals scored and 2nd for power play efficiency. In comparison, on defense, the Rangers have NHL rankings of 9th for goals against and 8th for penalty killing.
Namely, Artemi Panarin leads the Rangers with 28 goals, 34 assists, and a -5. First, goaltender Igor Shesterkin has a .902 save percentage and a 2.81 goals-against average.
Golden Knights at Rangers SBG Free Picks
Overall, in this NHL betting series, Vegas got the money in seven of their previous ten games with the Rangers. Only one of those ten games went over the total. Specifically in New York, the Golden Knights paid in three of their last four visits. The Rangers and Golden Knights went under the total in their most recent three meetings in New York.
Golden Knights at Rangers SBG Best Bet: Vegas Golden Knights and Under the Total.