New York Rangers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins – NHL Playoffs First Round Game 2 – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The New York Rangers (52-24-6) have -138 moneyline odds to win when they host a matchup with the Pittsburgh Penguins (46-25-11), who have +116 moneyline odds, on Thursday at 7:00 PM ET. The Penguins are underdogs (+116) against the Rangers (-138).

Rangers vs. Penguins Predictions

Rangers vs. Penguins Betting Odds

Rangers vs Penguins Betting Information
Favorite Moneyline Total
Rangers -138 5.5

Rangers vs. Penguins Betting Trends

  • The Rangers are 33-15 record when listed as a moneyline favorite this season.
  • New York is 23-10 (victorious in 69.7% of its games) when it has played with moneyline odds of -138 or shorter.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Rangers have an implied probability of 58.0% to win.
  • The Rangers rank 15th in the league with 250 goals scored (3.0 per game).
  • Defensively, the Rangers have been one of the stingiest squads in NHL action, allowing 204 total goals (just 2.5 per game) to rank second.
  • This season the Penguins have 12 wins in the 23 games in which they’ve been an underdog.
  • Pittsburgh has a record of 6-5 in games when sportsbooks list them +116 or longer on the moneyline.
  • With 269 goals (3.3 per game), the Penguins have the NHL’s 11th-ranked offense.
  • The Penguins’ total of 222 goals allowed (2.7 per game) is fourth in the NHL.

Rangers vs. Penguins Over/Under Trends

  • New York and its opponent have combined for more than Thursday’s total of 5.5 goals 38 times this season.
  • This season, 49 of Pittsburgh’s games have featured more than 5.5 goals.
  • The over/under for this game (5.5) is 0.8 less than the combined scoring averages for the Rangers (3.05) and Penguins (3.28).
  • This game’s over/under is 0.3 more than the 5.2 goals these two teams allow per game combined.

Rangers Team Leaders

  • Artemi Panarin: 22 goals and 74 assists
  • Mika Zibanejad: 30 goals and 52 assists
  • Chris Kreider: 52 goals and 25 assists
  • Igor Shesterkin: 36-13-4 record, .935 save percentage, 106 goals given up

Penguins Team Leaders

  • Sidney Crosby: 31 goals and 53 assists
  • Jake Guentzel: 40 goals and 44 assists
  • Kris Letang: 10 goals and 58 assists
  • Tristan Jarry: 34-18-6 record, .919 save percentage, 138 goals allowed

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