Rangers vs Sharks Prediction - NHL Picks 1/23/24

San Jose Sharks (11-31-4) vs New York Rangers (29-15-2)

Game Info: Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at 10:30 pm (SAP Center at San Jose)

Betting Odds: San Jose Sharks +290 / New York Rangers -385 --- Over/Under: 6 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The New York Rangers and San Jose Sharks face off on Tuesday in an NHL showdown at the SAP Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Rangers vs Sharks prediction.

Rangers Offense Looks to Build on Last Game

The Rangers faced off against the Anaheim Ducks in the last game and the offense scored five goals on the way to the victory. Chris Keider had a strong game putting up one goal and adding two assists. The Rangers are averaging 3.24 goals while their defense is giving up 2.83 goals per game. The defense is ranked 9th overall, and they are going to need the defense to make life tough on the Sharks. Artemi Panarin has scored 28 goals and added 34 assists so far this season. The Rangers will take on the Golden Knights after this game.

New York Rangers Player Prop Facts

  • Vincent Trocheck has scored at least one goal in three of the Rangers' last four games as favorites against Pacific Division opponents.
  • Mika Zibanejad has recorded at least one point in each of the Rangers' last 10 games against Pacific Division opponents.
  • Nick Bonino has recorded an assist in each of his last four appearances with his team as a favorite against the Sharks.
  • Jonny Brodzinski has recorded two assists against the Sharks this season - equal-most against any opponent.

Sharks Finally Picked up a Win

The Sharks have really struggled all season, but they were able to pick up a big victory in the last game. The Sharks offense scored five goals against the Anaheim Ducks and that was enough for the two goal victory. Tomas Hertl scored one goal and added one assist. The Sharks are averaging 2.04 goals while their defense is giving up 3.95 goals per game. Tomas Hertl has scored 14 goals and added 18 assists so far this season. 

San Jose Sharks Player Prop Facts

  • Fabian Zetterlund has scored a goal in three of the Sharks' last four night games.
  • Ty Emberson has recorded a point in each of his last five appearances at SAP Center at San Jose.
  • Mikael Granlund has recorded at least one assist in each of the Sharks' last five games against Metropolitan Division opponents.
  • Anthony Duclair has recorded two points against the Rangers this season - equal-most against any opponent.

Rangers vs Sharks Betting Prediction

The Sharks' offense is ranked 32nd in the league, and they are going to really struggle to get the offense going here. The Sharks defense is giving up 3.96  goals per game and they are going to really struggle to defend here. The Rangers' offense scored five goals in the last game and they are going to really struggle here. This is going to be a comfortable victory. Back the Rangers on the puck line. This is one of my favorite plays on the board. 

Shane’s Pick Rangers -1.5

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