Pittsburgh Penguins vs New York Rangers Odds
NHL wagering interest swings to the New York vs Pittsburgh battle on Sunday at Madison Square Garden as the Rangers try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
This season the Rangers are 0-1 overall while the Penguins are 1-0. As for the totals, New York is 0-1 on the OU, and Pittsburgh is 0-1.
If you're going with the Rangers in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -120 on most hockey betting menus for Monday's contest.
The Odds Shark NHL Power Rankings have the Rangers at No. 7 and the Penguins at No. 1 heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 20-ranked offense (1 goals per game) against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 6 at 1 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 0% rate while the Penguins have a 100% rate on the penalty kill.
Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Flyers on January 19. Bettors who backed the Penguins at -112 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
New York lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Bruins on January 19. Bettors who backed the Bruins at -138 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Penguins at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh's last 15 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Pittsburgh's last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the NY Rangers last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
NY Rangers are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh home to Toronto, Wednesday, January 23
NY Rangers home to Boston, Wednesday, January 23