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New York Rangers vs Florida Panthers Odds
The Florida Panthers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New York Rangers invade BB&T Center on Tuesday.
Supporters of the Rangers have seen them go 24-17-4 so far this season, while the Panthers are at 13-26-6. In totals betting, the Panthers are 20-24-1, while the Rangers are 15-21-9.
The Panthers were listed earlier today as +209 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including Bovada, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 5.
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 11-rated Rangers taking on the No. 30-rated Panthers in this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 2.3 goals per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Panthers power play is averaging 20.6% while the Rangers defense kills off 81.4% of their penalties.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Devils at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -180 were rewarded, while the 5 combined goals moved the game PUSH for totals bettors.
Florida lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Bruins on April 21. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -350 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Florida are 6-4
After playing New Jersey are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Florida Panthers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing NY Rangers are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Rangers at Panthers trends to consider:
NY Rangers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
NY Rangers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 7 games when playing on the road against Florida
NY Rangers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Florida
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games
Florida is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
Florida is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games at home
NY Rangers at Carolina, Thursday, April 25
Florida home to Toronto, Thursday, April 25