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April 5, 7:00 PM | Consol Energy Centre

New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds

18-15-3TEAM RECORD28-10-0

Consol Energy Centre hosts an NHL battle between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the visiting New York Rangers on Friday.

The Penguins sit at 28-10 on the season; in comparison, the Rangers are currently 18-15-3. Looking to wager on the totals? Pittsburgh is 18-19-1 OU, and New York is 11-19-6 OU.

View NY Rangers vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Rangers were listed as +-147 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Penguins rated this week at No. 2 and the Rangers sitting at No. 22.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 2-ranked offense, averaging 3.3 goals per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 4 at 2.4 goals allowed. The Penguins power play is averaging 23.1% while the Rangers defense kills off 81.4% of their penalties.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -125 were rewarded, while the 7 combined goals moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Pittsburgh Penguins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Ottawa are 5-5
After playing NY Rangers are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

A few Rangers at Penguins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Rangers last 8 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the NY Rangers last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the NY Rangers last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
NY Rangers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
Pittsburgh is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games
Pittsburgh is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing NY Rangers

Next up:
NY Rangers at Carolina, Saturday, April 6
Pittsburgh at Carolina, Tuesday, April 9