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Los Angeles Kings vs New York Rangers 01/24/2022 Forecast, Analysis and Odds

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Los Angeles Kings vs New York Rangers 01-24-2022 Forecast Analysis and Odds

Los Angeles Kings vs New York Rangers 01/24/2022 – Chris Kreider is on a scoring tear for the New York Rangers. A player that was once on the trading block,  Kreider has proven to be a lethal scoring option for his team. After leading the Rangers to a 7-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, Kreider now shifts his focus to defeating the Los Angeles Kings whom the Rangers will host on Monday night inside the Madison Square garden. Still at the top of the Metropolitan Division, the Rangers are pegged as favorites in this match by the best sportsbooks in the NHL. New York is offered at -169 while the Kings are slight underdogs at +136 in the game that is scheduled to begin at 07:00 PM Eastern Time and to be shown live on ESPN+ and NHL.TV.

Los Angeles Kings vs New York Rangers 01/24/2022

When: Monday, January 24, 7:00 PM ET

Where: Madison Square Garden, New York

TV: ESPN+

Stream: NHL.TV

Los Angeles Kings vs New York Rangers 01/24/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Los Angeles Kings +1.5 (-200)5.5 o (-120)+136
New York Rangers -1.5 (+159)5.5 u (-120)-169
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Los Angeles Kings

Exactly two weeks ago, the Kings prevailed over the Rangers in LA. The teams will swap places on Monday with the now visiting Kings pegged as underdogs against the powerhouse Rangers. LA caught Kreider on an off night as the team outshot the Rangers, 39-23. Coach Todd McLellan hopes to have the same outcome at The MSG but he is also aware that it will be unconventional for the Rangers to have the same performance they had on Jan.10. For LA, they will just have to control what they control. Against a prolific contender, the Kings will have to double their effort on both ends. 

Players to watch: A. Kopitar C (G 13, A 23, PTS 36), A. Iafallo RW (G 11, A 14, PTS 25), V. Arvidsson RW (G 9, A 15, PTS 24).

New York Rangers

Since losing to the Kings two weeks ago, the Rangers have won all but one of their next assignments. Confident of their capabilities, the Metropolitan Division leaders are not bothered by the rare mishaps as they keep their focus on winning games after games. It is a tight race amongst the top-tier teams in the Metropolitan with the Rangers having a hairline of an advantage against second-placed Pittsburgh. A win against the Kings will give the Rangers a breathing room, prompting the home fans to expect nothing but a 100% from their team. 

Players to watch: A. Fox D (G 7, A 38, PTS 45), A. Panarin LW (G 11, A 32, PTS 43), C. Kreider LW (G 29, A 13, PTS 42).

Los Angeles Kings vs New York Rangers Betting Predictions

Trends

Kings

Los Angeles are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against NY Rangers.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Los Angeles’ last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Los Angeles’ last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers.
Los Angeles are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Los Angeles are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Metropolitan Division division.

Rangers

NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
NY Rangers are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers’ last 6 games when playing at home against Los Angeles.
NY Rangers are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Rangers’ last 8 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.

Kings vs Rangers Betting Picks

A torrid scoring battle is about to ensue at the Madison Square Garden on Monday night. The Kings will be ready to match Rangers’ intensity on the offensive end with top scorers from both teams expected to trade goals. But after a highly entertaining battle, the Rangers will shift their gears come clutch time.  New York will justify the NHL Odds as they are about to roll past the Kings at home.

Score Prediction: Kings 4, Rangers 6.