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Minnesota Wild vs New York Rangers 01/28/2022 Tips, Betting Forecast and Analysis

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Minnesota Wild vs New York Rangers 01-28-2022 Tips Betting Forecast and Analysis

Minnesota Wild vs New York Rangers 01/28/2022 – Friday will be a special night for the New York Rangers as franchise icon Henrik Lundqvist is set to be honored with his jersey retirement ceremony. Set at the Madison Square Garden, the Rangers will try to play inspired hockey in front of their legend as they host the Minnesota Wild at 08:00 PM Eastern Time. Top betting sites for NHL predict a near toss-up between the two playoff-chasing teams. The Rangers are pegged at -105 while the visiting Wild are offered at -111. Fans can catch the game live on NHL.NET and NHL.TV. 

Minnesota Wild vs New York Rangers 01/28/2022

When: Friday, January 28, 8:00 PM ET

Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York

TV: NHL NET

Stream: NHL.TV

Minnesota Wild vs New York Rangers 01/28/2022 Betting Odds:

TeamPUCKLINETOTALML
Minnesota Wild -1 (+210)6.5 o (+120)-111
New York Rangers +1 (-208)6.5 u (-167)-105
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Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild plays the villain’s role as they aim to play spoilers to Lundqvist’s jersey retirement ceremony. Surging as they ride a three-game winning streak, the Wild will look to add to their winning record and send notice to the entire league. While most members of the team respect Lundqvist and his illustrious career, the Wild mean business when they are inside the rink. They will be out with their A-game: being pesky on the defensive end while being efficient on scoring. The Rangers will be a significant test to Minnesota and their campaign to go deep into the season. Players will be ready with their gears and play no-nonsense hockey once the puck is dropped. 

Players to watch: K. Kaprizov LW (G 16, A 28, PTS 44), M. Zuccarello RW (G 16, A 14, PTS 30), R. Hartman RW (G 16, A 14, PTS 30).

New York Rangers

The Rangers are up to the pressure to perform well on a very special night at the MSG. But as proven this season, the team is expected to thrive as evinced by their 28-12-4 overall record for 60 points so far this year. Henrik Lundqvist is an image of winning for New York; therefore, fans expect nothing less of a W on Friday night. New York has won nine of its past 13 games but the team is coming off a heartbreaking setback against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday on the road, 5-3. Despite the loss, the Rangers are still among the top teams in the Metropolitan Division. Perhaps inspired by Lundqvist, home fans can expect a bounce back from their team. 

Players to watch: A. Fox D (G 5, A 34, PTS 39), A. Panarin LW (G 10, A 28, PTS 38), C. Kreider LW (G 24, A 11, PTS 35).

Minnesota Wild vs New York Rangers Betting Predictions

Trends

Wild

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
WILD IS 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against NY Rangers.
Minnesota are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Minnesota are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.

Rangers

The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers’ last 5 games.
NY Rangers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Rangers’ last 7 games against Minnesota.
NY Rangers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
NY Rangers are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games this season.

Wild vs Rangers Betting Picks

It is Henrik Lundqvist’s night at the MSG. Certainly, the Rangers will not allow the night to be spoiled by their visitors. All eyes will be on this game on Friday, so as to betting on the NHL. The Rangers will put on a show as they are about to expose the Wild’s weakness. Easy win on a special night for New York.

Score Prediction: Wild 1, Rangers 5.