2024 NHL Stadium Series: Rangers vs. Islanders Picks, Odds, & Prediction from Proven Model

The New York Rangers and New York Islanders are set to face off in a Metropolitan Division NHL Stadium Series matchup at MetLife Stadium, with both teams aiming to continue their successful runs against divisional opponents this season.

Oh, it’s game time in the Metropolitan Division! The New York Rangers are squaring off against the New York Islanders. And guess where? At the NHL Stadium Series matchup, right in MetLife Stadium this Sunday. It’s gonna be epic.

The Rangers, leading the division with a 35-16-3 record, are eyeing to notch their 8th win against Metropolitan foes. Meanwhile, the Islanders, sitting fifth, have a 7-4-4 record against the same opponents. This clash marks their first of four meetings this year. Puck drops at 3 p.m. ET.

Betting odds? The Rangers are the favorites at -148. If you’re into betting, that means risking $148 to win a hundred bucks. The goal line’s set at 5.5. Before you place any bets, you might wanna check out predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model. It’s been on a hot streak, especially with NHL picks.

Now, why back the Rangers? Artemi Panarin, that’s why. The guy’s on fire with 31 goals and 40 assists this season. Just last Thursday, he bagged three assists. Since January, he’s scored eight goals and added 13 assists. And let’s not forget Chris Kreider. He’s also lighting it up with his first hat trick of the year recently.

But, don’t count the Islanders out. Mathew Barzal, their top scorer, is on a six-game point streak. With two four-point games this season, he’s a threat every time he hits the ice. And there’s Bo Harvat, another key player, especially strong on home ice with 12 goals.

So, who’s gonna take this one? The SportsLine model’s hinting at an over on the total goals, predicting 6.1 on the board. It also suggests there’s value on one side of the money line. Curious? Check out SportsLine for the exclusive pick.

Sunday’s showdown is more than just a game. It’s a battle for supremacy in the Metropolitan Division. Rangers or Islanders? Only time will tell. But one thing’s for sure, it’s a matchup you won’t want to miss.

Alex Thompson
Alex Thompson
Alex Thompson is a Senior Writer for HockeyMonitor. With a background in Sports Media, Alex joined the team in 2022. He focuses on providing the latest hockey news, game scores, and fresh NHL trade rumors.

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