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Canucks vs Rangers Odds, Predictions & Picks for Wednesday (Feb 8)

Chris Wassel

by Chris Wassel in NHL Hockey

Updated Feb 7, 2023 · 7:51 PM PST

Rangers players celebrating
Feb 6, 2023; New York, New York, USA; New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93) celebrates with New York Rangers center Filip Chytil (72) after each scored two goals in a 5-4 overtime win against the Calgary Flames at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports
  • The New York Rangers are -250 favorites in the Canucks vs Rangers odds on Wednesday (Feb. 8) at 8pm ET
  • New York is 28-14-8 this season, while Vancouver is 20-26-4
  • Read below for the complete Canucks vs Rangers odds, plus best bets – including a same-game parlay

New York gets to entertain the Vancouver Canucks, a matchup of two teams on opposite sides of the spectrum.

Can the New York Rangers pick up what figures to be an easy two points?

Let’s see the Canucks vs Rangers odds and offer you our top NHL pick for Wednesday night’s contest.

Canucks vs Rangers Odds

Team Puck Line Total Moneyline
Vancouver Canucks +1.5 (-125) O 6.5 (-110) +200
New York Rangers -1.5 (+105) U 6.5 (+110) -250

Odds as of February 7th at BetMGM. Claim the BetMGM promo code for NHL betting.

New York comes in at -250 on the moneyline while Vancouver lengthens to +200 . Game totals hold at 6.5.

Stanley Cup odds are interesting, as New York has rallied to +2000.

Puck drop is scheduled for 8:00 pm ET at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. The game is broadcasted on MSG and Sportsnet.

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New York Rangers Betting Analysis

New York continues their homestand after one of their more stirring victories on Monday. The Rangers needed overtime to defeat the Calgary Flames 5-4 in what may have been one of the most exciting games of the season.

Usually, the big efforts come from the top line but the kid line did some carrying of their own on Monday.  Filip Chytil scored again and then Alexis Lafreniere tallied in overtime. That supplemented Mika Zibanejad’s two goals in the overtime triumph. It became a back-and-forth contest which truly felt like a playoff game.

Igor Shesterkin stayed on the bench as Jaroslav Halak got the start for the Rangers. He stopped 28 of 32 shots in the win. Like we said, Filip Chytil scored twice along with Zibanejad. That gave Chytil 18 goals on the season. He possesses an outside chance at netting 30 this season. At home, New York represents a team with one dangerous offense.

Vancouver Canucks Betting Analysis

The Vancouver Canucks traded their captain to the New York Islanders last week. Vancouver knew the writing was on the wall. Also, do not be surprised to see a few more moves during the next several weeks.

The Canucks, even without Bo Horvat, still can put up some goals offensively. They made things interesting in Newark on Monday night.

The Canucks play a dangerous game and teams know it too. It is that fact which makes Vancouver difficult to match up with. Unfortunately, the Canucks play a deficient brand of defense that allows way too many scoring chances. That results in goals allowed that can come in bunches. No lead is safe in a lot of their contests.

Worse, not having a healthy Thatcher Demko cements the most obvious statement. The last line of defense in Vancouver is like an abyss. Odds to win the Vezina Trophy are out the window when it comes to the Canucks.

Goaltending is more an act of survival as the team defense ranks one of the worst in the NHL.

Canucks vs Rangers Recent Results

Date Home-Away Moneyline Puck Line Total
2/27/2022 NYR 2 – VAN 5 VAN VAN Over
11/2/2021 VAN 3 – NYR 2 (OT) VAN VAN Under
1/4/2020 VAN 2 – NYR 1 VAN NYR Under
10/18/2021 NYR 2 – VAN 3 (OT) VAN VAN Under
2/5/2020 VAN 4 – NYR 1 VAN VAN Under

The teams faced off twice last season with the Canucks sweeping both games while allowing just two goals in each contest.


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Canucks vs Rangers Prediction

Now, the Canucks are 3-6-1 in their last ten games including the loss in Newark on Monday. This game tonight gets top billing both in the US and Canada. It is a matchup more interesting because J.T. Miller loves playing the Rangers. Also, there figures to be quite a few goals scored.

Canucks vs Rangers Same-Game Parlay Picks

Pick Odds
New York Moneyline -250
Over 6.5 Goals -110

The game expects to be almost as entertaining as the contest on Monday between New York and Calgary. Arguably, more scoring chances may be even more likely.

Vancouver showcased their offense against New Jersey on Monday. Can they do it again on Wednesday night? Six goals or less feels in jeopardy on Wednesday, but something to consider may be New York’s ability to run away with this game in the third period. Unlike Monday, Vancouver may run out of gas.

Pick: New York -1.5 goals (+105)

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