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Hat Trick Harry’s NHL Friday Night Predictions (03/31/23)

Welcome to the Raymond Report's NHL preview for today's games between the Rangers and Sabres and Red Wings vs. Jets, brought to you by Hat Trick Harry! In this article, we will be analyzing the data and statistics for both these games and provide you with our expert picks and predictions.

Our team of analysts at the Raymond Report has poured over the data and trends for each team, and we are confident in our ability to provide you with accurate and valuable insights into today's matchups.

So, sit back, relax, and let Hat Trick Harry guide you to successful sports betting in the NHL!

New York Rangers (-145) vs. Buffalo Sabres (6.5):

In tonight's game, the Buffalo Sabres will host the New York Rangers at KeyBank Center. The Sabres have a solid record of 35-38 SU, 42-31-0 ATS, and 44-28-1 O/U for the season, but they have been struggling recently, losing their last game against the Montreal Canadiens. On the other hand, the Rangers have a record of 44-31 SU, 40-35-0 ATS, and 35-39-1 O/U for the season and are coming off a close loss against the New Jersey Devils.

Despite being the visiting team, the Rangers are the favorites to win this game with a spread line of -1.5 and a money line of -145. The Sabres, on the other hand, have a puck line of +1.5 and a money line of +125. The total for the game is set at 6.5, with the over favored at -125 and the under at +105.

In terms of recent performance, the Rangers have won 2 of their last 3 games and 3 of their last 5. The Sabres, on the other hand, have lost 2 of their last 3 games and 3 of their last 5, giving up 4.4 goals.

Overall, this game is expected to be a high-scoring affair, with a forecasted total of 6.25 from the Raymond Report, but falls short of the 6.5 over/under posted by the oddsmaker, and the over has hit in 8 of the Sabres' last 10 games. Therefore, we will pass on the total. However, the Rangers are favored to come out on top in this game, we predict 3.51 for the Rangers and 2.74 for the Sabres.

Detroit Red Wings (5.5) vs. Winnipeg Jets (-250):

Tonight's game features the Detroit Red Wings visiting the Winnipeg Jets at the Bell MTS Place. The Jets are the home team and favorites in this matchup, with a -1.5 spread and a money line of -250, while the Red Wings have a +210 money line. The total over/under for the game is set at 5.5.

Detroit comes into this game with a 33-41 SU record and a 38-36-0 ATS record. They have won two games straight up, covered the spread twice, and hit the under in one of their last five games. On the other hand, Winnipeg has a 41-34 SU record and a 37-38-0 ATS record. They have lost two games straight up, failed to cover the spread in their last eight games, and hit the under in seven of their last 10 games.

Looking at situational stats, Detroit has a 14-22-0 ATS record as a road underdog, while Winnipeg has a 9-6-0 ATS record as a home favorite. In their previous 14 meetings, the teams have gone 7-7 SU, with Detroit going 6-8 ATS and the total going over in 10 of those games.

Overall, Winnipeg has the advantage in this matchup, but Detroit has been playing well recently and could make things interesting. It should be an exciting game to watch, Winnipeg 3.61 and Detroit 2.92.

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