Rangers open Round 2 set in Pittsburgh
The New York Rangers and the Pittsburgh Penguins have played to four straight OVER results on the NHL betting totals as the rivals begin their second-round series on Friday night.
The OVER/UNDER went 4-0 in Rangers vs. Penguins matchups during the regular season, with the OVER paying out seven times in the last 10 games between the two teams. New York and Pittsburgh split their four games in the regular season.
New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Opening Odds and Betting Line
If you're going with the Pittsburgh Penguins in this one, they were listed as moneyline Favorite of -135 on most NHL hockey betting menus early today for Friday's contest. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at BetOnline.
Computer Prediction: New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Penguins to win this game 3.2-3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NHL matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Rangers will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 49-34-6 this season, while the Penguins are 55-24-9. New York is 33-43-13 on the totals; Pittsburgh is 42-40-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs New York injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 16 (Pittsburgh Penguins) and the No. 10 (New York Rangers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.
How New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Stats Matchup
The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 3.07 goals per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.35 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 23.13% while the Rangers defense kills off 84.19% of their penalties.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
New York was a 2-1 winner in its last match at home against the Flyers. They won as -155 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Blue Jackets. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -131 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Trends
NY Rangers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Rangers's last 6 games on the road
NY Rangers is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Rangers's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games at home
Pittsburgh is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing NY Rangers
Next Betting Matchups
New York at Pittsburgh, Sunday, May 4th