New York
Rangers
Stadium Madison Square Garden
37-28-5 Overall | 14-8-0 METROPOLITAN 7th
TEAM STATSGFGAPOWER PLAY
Rangers234222 22.91%
Schedule
Regular season
Sun  3/1
vs
Flyers
L3-5
Tue  3/3
vs
Blues
L1-3
Thu  3/5
vs
Capitals
W / OT6-5
Sat  3/7
vs
Devils
L4-6
Tue  3/10
@
Stars
W4-2
Wed  3/11
@
Avalanche
L / OT2-3
Sat  3/14
@
Coyotes
POSTPONED
Mon  3/16
vs
Flames
POSTPONED
Wed  3/18
vs
Penguins
POSTPONED
Fri  3/20
@
Penguins
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 30.8-37.2. At 36-28-4 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up big (+1143 units). They are one of the best teams against the spread (42-26) for a 433 profit. Their over-under record is 34-31 with 3 pushes. They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Dallas Stars. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

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SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their championship odds are 60/1, 1.6% (#18 best). Even with the juice, the Rangers are a good betting value. Their 2.2% chance to win the championship (based on simulations) is #10 in the league. They are also a good bet to win the East at 30/1, 3.2%. Their sim chance is 3.6%. They are projected to finish with 93 points and go over their pre-season futures line of 88.5. Their playoff chances stand at 32.2% (0% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #7 in the East.

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record should be better. Their average goal differential is +0.18 which ranks #11 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #17. This is a relatively better road team than a home team. They are the #6 ranked team in goal differential in road games, vs #19 in home games. They are trending down. Their average goal differential in their past 7 games is -0.57 (#23 over this stretch).

OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Igor Shesterkin who is projected to be the #5 Goalie the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
89 Buchnevich, Pavel RW6-319704/17/1995No College
72 Chytil, Filip C6-220609/05/1999No College
77 DeAngelo, Tony D5-1118010/24/1995No College
33 Di Giuseppe, Phillip LW6-019310/09/1993No College
17 Fast, Jesper RW6-119112/02/1991No College
23 Fox, Adam D5-1118102/17/1998No College
12 Gauthier, Julien RW6-422710/15/1997No College
40 Georgiev, Alexandar G6-117802/10/1996No College
21 Howden, Brett LW6-319703/29/1998No College
24 Kakko, Kaapo RW6-319902/13/2001No College
20 Kreider, Chris LW6-321704/30/1991No College
48 Lemieux, Brendan LW6-121303/15/1996No College
55 Lindgren, Ryan D6-019102/11/1998No College
30 Lundqvist, Henrik G6-118203/02/1982No College
14 McKegg, Greg C6-019206/17/1992No College
10 Panarin, Artemi LW5-1117010/30/1991No College
31 Shesterkin, Igor G6-218212/30/1995No College
42 Smith, Brendan D6-220002/08/1989No College
18 Staal, Marc D6-420901/13/1987No College
16 Strome, Ryan C6-119307/11/1993No College
8 Trouba, Jacob D6-320902/26/1994No College
93 Zibanejad, Mika C6-220804/18/1993No College