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Rangers vs. Avalanche Prediction and Odds - Dec 9, 2022

Rangers vs. Avalanche Prediction and Odds - Dec 9, 2022

The Colorado Avalanche and NY Rangers clash in of the NHL at Ball Arena on Friday, starting at 9:00PM ET.

Dimers' top betting picks for Rangers vs. Avalanche, plus game predictions, betting odds and touchdown scorer probabilities, are detailed below.


Who will win Rangers vs. Avalanche?

Based on high-tech machine learning and data, Dimers.com has simulated Friday's Rangers-Avalanche NHL game 10,000 times.

Dimers' renowned predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives the Rangers a 52% chance of defeating the Avalanche.

More: Rangers vs. Avalanche Simulated 10,000 Times

Rangers vs. Avalanche Game Odds

  • Puck Line: Avalanche +1.5 (-200), Rangers -1.5 (+176)
  • Moneyline: Avalanche +135, Rangers -150
  • Total: Over/Under 5.5 (-115/-104)

Puck Line, Moneyline and Over/Under

The Avalanche are currently +1.5 underdogs versus the Rangers, with -200 at BetMGM the best odds currently available.

For the favored Rangers (-1.5) to cover the puck line, FanDuel Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +176.

DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Avalanche at +135. That means you can bet $100 to profit $135, earning a total payout of $235, if they win.

Meanwhile, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Rangers at -150, where you can risk $150 to win $100, for a total payout of $250, if they come out on top.

The Over/Under sits at 5.5 with Caesars Sportsbook, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -115, while FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at -104.

As always, check out the sportsbooks you have access to in your state for the best NHL odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Avalanche (+1.5) are a 70% chance of covering the puck line, while the Over/Under total of 5.5 goals is a 54% chance of going Over.

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Best Bets for Rangers vs. Avalanche


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Our best bets are based on world-class modeling and gambling intelligence to bring you the best possible plays every day of the year.

While the Rangers are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Avalanche moneyline is the best option because of the 5.7% edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges published on Dimers.com is crucial to being profitable in the long run.

Rangers vs. Avalanche Betting Guide

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Dimers has full coverage of Friday's Rangers-Avalanche matchup, including pregame predictions, free betting picks, and live win probabilities.

Rangers vs. Avalanche Player Props

Who will score the first goal in Rangers vs. Avalanche? The data is in.

Listed below are the most likely first goal and most likely anytime goal scorers for both the Rangers and Avalanche.

And you know what, we provide this information to you for FREE to help you select the best prop bets for Friday's game.

According to DimersBOT, Colorado's Mikko Rantanen is most likely to score the first goal in Rangers vs. Avalanche.

DimersBOT gives Rantanen an 11.3% chance of scoring the first goal at Ball Arena, while the Avalanche star is a 47.1% chance of netting an anytime goal.

Scroll down for our complete list of first and anytime goal scorer probabilities.


First Goal Scorer Probabilities

NY Rangers

  • Chris Kreider: 7.7% probability
  • Mika Zibanejad: 7.1% probability
  • Artemi Panarin: 5.1% probability
  • Vincent Trocheck: 4.6% probability
  • Filip Chytil: 3.6% probability

Colorado Avalanche

  • Mikko Rantanen: 11.3% probability
  • Cale Makar: 6.7% probability
  • Valeri Nichushkin: 6.4% probability
  • J.T. Compher: 5.6% probability
  • Ben Meyers: 4.1% probability

Anytime Goal Scorer Probabilities

NY Rangers

  • Chris Kreider: 37.4% probability
  • Mika Zibanejad: 33.4% probability
  • Vincent Trocheck: 26.7% probability
  • Artemi Panarin: 26.6% probability
  • Alexis Lafreniere: 19.4% probability

Colorado Avalanche

  • Mikko Rantanen: 47.1% probability
  • Valeri Nichushkin: 35.0% probability
  • Cale Makar: 33.5% probability
  • J.T. Compher: 27.7% probability
  • Alex Newhook: 23.1% probability

Remember, DimersBOT updates regularly, so refresh this page for any changes to our betting analysis before Rangers vs. Avalanche on Friday December 9, 2022.


Rangers vs. Avalanche 2022 Game Info

Friday's game between the Avalanche and Rangers at Ball Arena is scheduled to begin at 9:00PM ET.

  • Who: NY Rangers vs. Colorado Avalanche
  • Date: Friday December 9, 2022
  • Time: 9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT
  • Venue: Ball Arena

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Kevin Hansen
Senior Sports Analyst

Kevin Hansen has a track record of delivering high-quality content. He writes about all sports, but his favorites are the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL. Kevin enjoys crunching the numbers and using data-driven insights to take on the sportsbooks. The majority of Kevin's time is spent writing about sports betting. His love for data and analytics drove him into the world of sports betting. Finding an edge in sports betting can take a long time, but Kevin believes it is well worth the effort. Kevin is just as passionate about sports as you are, and he empowers fellow bettors to become more educated through simple, actionable betting tips. It can be difficult to navigate the world of sports betting, which is where Kevin comes in to make it as simple as possible for you to pick a winner.

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