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NHL Betting Preview - New York Rangers Underdogs vs Minnesota Wild at New York

Fans betting on NHL look for value at Madison Square Garden on Friday as the host New York Rangers battle the Minnesota Wild in hockey odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the New York Rangers as 131 underdogs earlier today. The over under opened at 5.5 at MyBookie for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Wild to win this game 4.4-1.4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.

Minnesota Wild vs New York Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

27-29-5 New York battles the Wild, currently with a 33-20-7 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 34-26-1 for the Rangers and 31-26-3 for the Wild. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Minnesota injuries news.

According to new NHL Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 28-ranked New York Rangers and the No. 5-rated Minnesota Wild in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the New York Rangers No. 18-ranked offense (2.85 goals per game) against a Minnesota Wild defense that ranks No. 13 at 2.85 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 20.86% rate while the Wild have a 80.66% rate on the penalty kill.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Devils on February 22. Bettors who backed the Wild at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for New York, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Canadiens on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Canadiens at -165 were rewarded, while the 4 combined goals moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
  • NY Rangers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Rangers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 6 games
  • NY Rangers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to San Jose, Sunday, February 25th
New York home to Detroit, Sunday, February 25th