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New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins Odds
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.
The Rangers were listed as +-147 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at . The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Monday at BetOnline.
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.
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
NY Rangers at Carolina, Saturday, April 6
Pittsburgh at Carolina, Tuesday, April 9