Pens get a chance to finish off Rangers
The Pittsburgh Penguins can bounce the New York Rangers from the playoffs on Friday night as they play host to Game 5 of the second-round series at home at the Consol Energy Center.
The Penguins took a 3-1 series lead on Wednesday night with a 4-2 road victory over the Rangers on the NHL betting lines. Pittsburgh is on a three-game winning streak against New York, with the OVER/UNDER 6-3-1 in their past 10 matchups.
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 -162 on most NHL hockey betting menus early today for Friday's contest, including at GTbets.eu. The over-under total was at 5 earlier at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Pick
Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.2-2.9 win for the Penguins on Friday. 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
57-24-10 Pittsburgh battles the Rangers, currently with a 50-37-6 mark. The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 42-42-7 for the Penguins and 34-45-14 for the Rangers. 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
Offensively, the game matches up the Pittsburgh Penguins No. 4-ranked offense (3.05 goals per game) against a New York Rangers defense that ranks No. 3 at 2.37 goals per game allowed. The Penguins powerplay has clicked at a 22.64% rate while the Rangers have a 84.47% rate on the penalty kill.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Betting Odds Trends
NY Rangers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
NY Rangers is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
NY Rangers is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games when playing Pittsburgh
NY Rangers is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing NY Rangers
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against NY Rangers
Next Betting Matchups
New York home to Pittsburgh, Sunday, May 11th