Take #70 Vegas Golden Knights ML over the New York Rangers (9:30 PM ET Sunday, January 7)
The Vegas Golden Knights, who have lost just once in the past 37 days, look to continue their home ice dominance when they host the New York Rangers. Game time is 9:30 PM ET at T-Mobile Arena. This will be the second and final meeting of the regular season. The Blue Shirts a 6-4 victory on Halloween night at Madison Square Garden.
Vegas (28-10-2, 17-2 home) is coming off a 5-4 victory in Chicago on Friday. Reily Smith’s third period goal proved to be the game winner while Jonathan Marchessault, William Karlsson, Alex Tuch and Cody Eakin also lit the lamp for the Pacific Division-leaders who rebounded from a narrow loss to St. Louis on Thursday. Malcolm Subban stopped 28 shots for his seventh straight victory and is now 11-2-0 on the season.
New York (21-14-1, 6-7 road) began its brief West Coast road trip with a 2-1 shootout victory at Arizona. Mika Zibanejad scored the lone goal in the SO and Henrik Lundqvist was perfect against all three Arizona shooters he faced in claiming his #424th career victory.
The Golden Knights have won 16 of their last 18 home games and have a perfect 5-0 record on Sunday’s. They’re also on a 5-0 run vs. the Eastern Conference.
The Rangers are 8-17 in their past 25 road games but are 37-14 last 51 against the Pacific Division.
The UNDER is 5-2 in the Golden Knights past seven overall while the Rangers are 4-1 to the low side in their past five road games and past five overall.
New York is 5-1 to the OVER in its last six against the Pacific and 7-2 to the high side last nine vs. the West.