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Vegas Golden Knights at New York Rangers 12/17/21 - NHL Picks & Predictions

New York Rangers vs Vegas Golden Knights Odds & Info

Game New York Rangers vs Vegas Golden Knights
Date & Time Friday December 17, 2021, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Madison Square Garden Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Latest odds
VGK -130 ; O/U 6
TV Channel
TVAS, MSG, SportsNet RM

This Friday night December 18th , 2021 7pm EDT the NHL hockey is back with more exciting hockey action. The Las Vegas Golden Knights are in New York, New York to face the New York Rangers in Madison Square Garden. Stay tuned we've got you covered on all the best betting angles here at Picks and Parlays your leader in free sports betting picks!

The Las Vegas Golden Knights are ,7-5-1 on the road, sitting in 3rd place in the Pacific Division Offensively Golden Knights the are averaging 3.5 goals, and 33.5 shots. The are 17.2% on power play opportunities and 46.5% on faceoffs.

Defensively the Golden Kinghts allow 3.07 goals and 31.6 shot attempts with a 79% penalty kill. Expected goalie for the Golden Knights is Laurent Brossoit (5-2-0) with a .911 save percentage.

The New York Rangers are 19-7-3, 8-3-1 at home sitting in 1st place in the Metropolitan Division. Offensively the Rangers  are averaging 2.86 goals and 28.7 shots. The Rangers are 25% on power play opportunities and 46.8% on faceoffs.

Defensively the Rangers are allowing 2.55 goals and 31.8 shot attempts with a 84.1% penalty kill. Expected goalie for the Rangers is Alexander Georgiev (5-3-1 ) with a .898 save percentage.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Golden Knights are 4-1 SU, 2-3 ATS in their last 5 games.
  • The over is 3-2 in Las Vegas' last 5 games.
  • The Rangers are 2-3 SU, and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
  • The under is 3-2 in the Rangers last 5 games.

Free NHL Pick:

Las Vegas Golden Knights Puck Line +185

The Golden Kinghts are the stronger team in this matchup. In head to head play the Knights lead the series 4-2. And I think that trend continues as the Knights seek redemption from last years short falling in their quest for the Stanley Cup. My best bet is VGK PL +181. Final Score Prediction the Vegas Golden Knights win cover the spread and the total stays under 4-1.

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