Don’t miss out on the NHL showdown between the Jets and Rangers. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Rangers at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Rangers as the -1.5 favorite, with the over/under line sitting at 5.5 goals.

WINNIPEG JETS VS NEW YORK RANGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: New York Rangers -1.5

This game will be played at Madison Square Garden at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, March 19th.

WHY BET THE NEW YORK RANGERS:

  • The Rangers enter this game as 1.5-goal favorites and in our projections and we anticipate them winning by a score of 4-3.
  • Take the Rangers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Jets (+1.5)

Can the Jets Grab a Win on the Road?

Winnipeg enters this game with a record of 43-19-5 and is currently in 1st place in the Central Division. In the Western Conference, they are in 2nd place, trailing only the Vegas Golden Knights. Over their last ten games, the Jets have gone 6-4, and they have won two straight games.

On the road this season, Winnipeg has gone 20-10-3, and they have been the favorite in 47 of their 67 games. As the favorite, the Jets have gone 35-9-3, and they have won two straight games when favored. Against teams from the Eastern Conference, Winnipeg has gone 25-15 this season.

On the road this season, the Jets have a puck line record of 17-16 and 31 of their wins have been by multiple goals. Their average scoring margin on the road is +.5 goals per game.

So far, Winnipeg has gone 36-31 against the puck line, including a mark of 6-4 in their last ten games. In their last ten games on the road, the Jets have gone 5-5 vs. the puck line.

On average, Winnipeg’s games have finished with 5.5 goals per game. The season’s average over/under line stands at 5.9. In total, the Jets come in with an over/under record of 26-34-7.

Winnipeg has played well in their previous three road games, going 2-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 3 goals per game while allowing 2. The team also performed well vs the puck line at 2-1.

On offense, the Jets are averaging 3.1 goals per game which is 16th in the NHL. In terms of shots on goal per game, they are 16th in the league. This year, the Jets have recorded a 20-10 record in games where they outshoot their opponent. For games with fewer shots on goal, they have a 22-9 record.

Winnipeg’s leading scorer is Tyler Toffoli. So far, he has 30 goals which is 22nd in the NHL. Toffoli also comes into the game with 19 assists.

In terms of defense, the Rangers head into the game ranked 22nd in goals allowed. On average, opponents are taking 29.3 shots per game against New York. So far, they are 15th in shutouts, achieving 4 shutouts.

Entering the game, goalie Connor Hellebuyck has started 49 games this season. His current record stands at 31-15, and his save percentage is 0.973%.

Will the Rangers Make it Happen at Home?

At home this season, the Rangers have been dominant, posting a record of 23-8-0. In the Metropolitan Division, New York is in first place and second in the Eastern Conference. Over their last ten games, the Rangers are 6-4, and they have won two straight games.

So far this season, the Rangers have been favored in 52 of their 67 games and have gone 35-15-2 in those games. Against the Eastern Conference, New York has a record of 26-13, and overall, they have 92 points.

At home this season, the Rangers have a puck line record of 16-15 and an average scoring margin of +.8 goals per game. So far, they have won 27 games by multiple goals and have a puck line record of 35-32 overall.

Over their last 10 home games, New York has a puck line record of 9-1 and a puck line record of 22-30 when favored. In their last three games, the Rangers have gone 2-1 against the puck line.

This season, New York’s games have an average of 6.1 goals per game. The average over/under number for the season is 6.1. The Rangers come in with an over/under performance of 34-30-3.

When looking at their past three road matchups, Winnipeg has an puck line record of 2-1 while averaging 3 per game. The team went 2-1 overall in these games.

For their offensive performance, the Rangers come in averaging 3.3 goals per game this season, which is 10th in the NHL. In the category of shots on goal per game, they are 18th in the league. Coming into the game, the Rangers have a 26-12 record when they have more shots on goal than their opponent. When they have fewer shots on goal, they are 18-6.

New York’s leading scorer is Artemi Panarin. So far, he has 38 goals which is 7th in the NHL. Panarin also comes into the game with 54 assists.

Defensively, the Rangers come into the season ranked 22nd in goals allowed. Opponents are averaging 29.3 shots per game against New York. For the season, they are ranked 15th in shutouts, coming in with 4 shutouts.

Goalie Igor Shesterkin gets the start and has made 44 starts this season. His record at this point is 28-14, and his save percentage is 0.909%.