Edmonton Oilers vs. NY Rangers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks [12/22/2023]

Edmonton Oilers vs. NY Rangers Prediction, Odds, NHL Picks  [12/22/2023]

The NY Rangers and Edmonton Oilers will lock horns in the NHL at Madison Square Garden on Friday, with puck drop at 7:30PM ET.

Dimers.com's in-depth betting preview for Friday's Oilers vs. Rangers matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Oilers vs. Rangers Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used trusted machine learning and data to simulate the result of Friday's NHL matchup between the Oilers and Rangers 10,000 times, in line with our coverage of NHL predictions.

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Rangers a 53% chance of beating the Oilers.

According to our model, the Oilers (+1.5) have a 68% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 6.5 goals has a 51% chance of going over.

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Oilers vs. Rangers Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Oilers Rangers
Puck Line +1.5 (-200) -1.5 (+190)
Moneyline +110 -120
Total o6.5 (-134) u6.5 (+114)
  • The Rangers are -1.5 favorites versus the Oilers, with +190 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Oilers (+1.5) to cover the puck line, BetMGM Sportsbook has the best odds currently on the market at -200.
  • FanDuel currently has the best moneyline odds for the Rangers at -120. That means you can risk $120 to win $100 for a total payout of $220 if they get the W.
  • Elsewhere, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Oilers at +110, where you can bet $100 to profit $110, earning a total payout of $210 if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total goals scored is set at 6.5 with FanDuel, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -134, while DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at +114.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, check out the sportsbooks you can bet with in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

Oilers vs. Rangers Picks

By comparing our probabilities to the odds listed above, we have determined the best betting picks to place on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Puck Line Oilers +1.5 -200
Moneyline Oilers +110
Total Under 6.5 +114


While the Rangers are more likely to win the game, betting on the Oilers moneyline is the best option due to the edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges seen here at Dimers is pivotal to achieving long-term profitability.

Furthermore, despite the Over being more likely to hit on this occasion, Under 6.5 is our best bet on account of the better odds (+114) that are available from DraftKings Sportsbook.

Our best NHL bets are based on complex modeling and gambling intelligence to bring you the best possible plays every time.

Oilers vs. Rangers Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Oilers vs. Rangers?

According to our model, Edmonton's Connor McDavid is most likely to score the first goal in Oilers vs. Rangers.

Our projections give McDavid an 8.6% chance of scoring the first goal at Madison Square Garden, while the Oilers star is a 43.2% chance of netting an anytime goal.

First Goal Scorer Predictions

Edmonton Oilers

Player First Goal Probability
Connor McDavid 8.6%
Zach Hyman 6.3%
Leon Draisaitl 6.3%
Evander Kane 4.5%
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 4.3%

NY Rangers

Player First Goal Probability
Mika Zibanejad 7.2%
Chris Kreider 6.8%
Artemi Panarin 6.2%
Alexis Lafreniere 5.3%
Vincent Trocheck 3.5%

Anytime Goal Scorer Predictions

Edmonton Oilers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Connor McDavid 43.2%
Leon Draisaitl 35.7%
Zach Hyman 33.4%
Evander Kane 27.3%
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 24.2%

NY Rangers

Player Anytime Goal Probability
Mika Zibanejad 36.9%
Chris Kreider 33.8%
Artemi Panarin 32.6%
Alexis Lafreniere 27.0%
Vincent Trocheck 21.5%
Don't forget, our model updates often, so check this page for any changes to our betting insights before the Oilers vs. Rangers on Friday December 22, 2023.

Oilers vs. Rangers Game Information

Friday's matchup between the Rangers and Oilers at Madison Square Garden is scheduled to start at 7:30PM ET.

  • Who: Edmonton Oilers vs. NY Rangers
  • Date: Friday December 22, 2023
  • Time: 7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT
  • Venue: Madison Square Garden


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