Penguins try to bounce back vs. Rangers
After getting upset in the opening game of their second-round playoff series the Pittsburgh Penguins will be gunning for a Game 2 victory on Sunday as they take on the New York Rangers.
The Penguins fell 3-2 at home despite being a -153 favorite on the NHL odds in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series on Friday night. The Rangers are just 4-6 in their last 10 games against the Penguins, with the OVER/UNDER sitting at 6-3-1.
New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Opening Odds and Betting Line
If you're backing the visiting New York Rangers in this one, they Rangers listed earlier today as underdogs of 135 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Those over/under total betting saw the number open in the area of 5, depending on the book.
Computer Prediction: New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Pick
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.2-3 result in favor of the Penguins. 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 Pittsburgh Penguins are 55-24-10 so far on the season. The New York Rangers, meanwhile, are 50-34-6. OVER/UNDER betting fans have seen Pittsburgh go 42-40-7 and the Rangers go 33-43-14 on the totals. 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 3.06 goals per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.34 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 22.83% while the Rangers defense kills off 84.44% of their penalties.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
New York won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Penguins on May 2. Bettors who backed the Rangers at +143 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.
New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Trends
NY Rangers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
NY Rangers is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games on the road
NY Rangers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
NY Rangers is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Pittsburgh is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing NY Rangers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing NY Rangers
Next Betting Matchups
New York home to Pittsburgh, Monday, May 5th