Rangers @ Devils – April 18

This East division contest features the 5th place Rangers and the 7th place Devils. The Blueshirts are 14th in the standings with 50 points, while the Devils have 34, good for 29th overall.
NYRBETTING
NJD
70.4%Money Line29.6%
1.42
-263
ML Odds to look for
(higher than these)
3.37
+215
NYR (-1.5)
43.0%
Puck LineNJD (+1.5) 57.0%
2.33
+122
PL Odds to look for
(higher than these)
1.75
-145
3.43Goals Predicted
Total = 5.77
2.34
UNDERVALUEOVER
47.6%5.5 Goals52.4%
2.105.5 Odds to look for1.91
59.6%6.5 Goals40.4%
1.686.5 Odds to look for2.48

New York RangersNew Jersey Devils
  • NYR is in the top 10 at rush chances which is an advantage against NJD’s defending
  • NYR is in the top 10 at controlled entries which is an advantage against NJD’s defending
  • NYR ranks top 5 at scoring goals which is a major advantage against NJD’s defense, and an area where NYR saw a jump in head-to-head games this season.
  • NYR ranks top 5 in expected goals which is a major advantage against NJD’s defending
  • NYR ranks top 5 for rebound chances which is a major advantage against NJD’s defending, and an area where NYR saw a fall in head-to-head games this season.
  • NYR ranks top 5 in OZ possession time which is an advantage against NJD’s defending
  • NYR ranks top 5 for slot passes which is an advantage against NJD’s defending
  • NYR ranks top 5 at getting grade A chances which is a major advantage against NJD’s defending
  • NJD ranks in the bottom 5 for power play goals which is a major disadvantage against NYR’s penalty kill, and an area where NJD saw a drop in head-to-head games this season.
  • NJD ranks in the bottom 5 at scoring goals which is a major disadvantage against NYR’s defense
  • NJD ranks in the bottom 5 in xG to Actual which is a major disadvantage against NYR’s goaltending, and an area where NJD saw a huge drop in head-to-head games this season.
  • NJD is in the top 10 for penalties taken which is an advantage against NYR’s power play
  • NJD ranks top 5 at controlled entries which is an advantage against NYR’s defending
  • NJD ranks top 5 for rebound chances which is an advantage against NYR’s defending, and an area where NJD saw a jump in head-to-head games this season.
  • NJD is in the top 10 in shot attempts which is an advantage against NYR’s defending
  • NJD is in the top 10 at rush chances

  • NYRRECORDS &
    STREAKS
    NJD
    22 – 16 – 6Record14 – 23 – 6
    50 (14)Points (NHL Rank)34 (29)
    .568 (14)Points %.395 (28)
    7 – 1 – 2Last 101 – 7 – 2
    W – W – W – OTL – WLast 5 results (most recent first)L – L – L – L – L
    3W, 4 out of 5Streak5L, 9 out of 10
    11 – 9 – 3Away/Home4 – 16 – 3
    5 – 2 – 0Head-to-head2 – 5 – 0
    0Days of rest0
    2 – 2 – 0Record with 0 day(s) rest3 – 4 – 1
     
    NYROFFENCE
    Teams are pretty even
    NJD
    3.30 (6)Goals for2.47 (27)
    3.20 (5)Expected Goals2.69 (17)
     
    56.8 (20)Shot attempts63.5 (6)
    30.1 (13)Shots on net30.7 (10)
    13.8 (11)Slot shots13.7 (13)
    16.1 (4)Slot pass completions14.5 (13)
     
    6.2 (10)Rush chances7.0 (8)
    9.8 (14)Cycle chances10.3 (9)
    2.8 (17)Forecheck chances3.2 (9)
    2.2 (5)Rebound chances2.3 (4)
     
    NYRDEFENCE
    Big advantage: NYR
    NJD
    2.57 (7)Goals against3.28 (26)
    2.63 (10)xG against3.23 (29)
     
    59.0 (17)Shot attempts against59.1 (19)
    28.8 (8)Shots on net against32.9 (28)
    11.9 (4)Slot shots against15.5 (29)
    13.2 (12)Slot pass comp. against14.6 (19)
     
    6.0 (15)Rush ch. against6.4 (22)
    8.1 (3)Cycle ch. against10.7 (25)
    2.6 (7)Forecheck ch. against3.3 (28)
    1.9 (16)Rebound ch. against2.3 (27)
     
    NYRTRANSITION
    Big advantage: NYR
    NJD
    12.2 (12)Stretch passes11.3 (17)
    72.8 (16)Controlled exits73.9 (9)
    41.7 (9)Controlled entries45.0 (3)
     
    NYRSPECIAL TEAMS
    Big advantage: NYR
    NJD
    3.2 (17)Penalties taken2.9 (10)
    85.0% (2)PK %70.6% (31)
    3.4 (2)Penalties drawn2.9 (17)
    20.1% (16)PP %13.0% (29)
     
    NYRPROJECTED GOALIES
    Big advantage: NYR
    NJD
    Igor Shesterkinrankings out of 64 qualified goaliesScott Wedgewood
    26 (0)Games12 (0)
    2.28 (12)Goals Against Avg.2.82 (36)
    0.44 (3)Goals Saved Above Exp.0.30 (10)
    .924 (7)Save %.911 (30)
    .861 (11)Slot save %.859 (12)
    .847 (5)Inner slot save %.850 (3)

    GAME LOG
    DateTeamScore
    2021-01-19 NJD4
    NYR3
    2021-02-16 NJD5
    NYR2
    2021-03-04 NYR6
    NJD1
    2021-03-06 NYR6
    NJD3
    2021-04-13 NYR3
    NJD0
    2021-04-15 NJD0
    NYR4
    2021-04-17 NJD3
    NYR6

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