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Dec 3, 7:00 PM | St. Pete Times Forum

New York Rangers vs Tampa Bay Lightning Odds

14-5-3TEAM RECORD11-11-2

The visiting Rangers hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at St. Pete Times Forum against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Supporters of the Rangers have seen them go 14-5-3 so far this season, while the Lightning are at 11-11-2. In totals betting, the Lightning are 13-10-1, while the Rangers are 10-10-2.

View NY Rangers vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Lightning as -120 moneyline favorites in this particular NHL matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 5.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The NHL Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the No. 19-rated Rangers taking on the No. 21-rated Lightning in this contest.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay's No. 17-ranked offense (2.7 goals per game) against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 5 at 2.2 goals per game allowed. The Lightning powerplay has clicked at a 16.1% rate while the Rangers have a 84.9% rate on the penalty kill.

In their last action, New York was a 5-3 winner on the road against the Hurricanes. Bettors on New York at -115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Tampa Bay lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Red Wings on November 30. Bettors who backed the Red Wings at -175 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

New York Rangers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Florida are 4-6
After playing Carolina are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

Tampa Bay Lightning Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Rangers at Lightning trends to consider:
NY Rangers are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games
NY Rangers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the NY Rangers last 9 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
NY Rangers are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Rangers
Tampa Bay is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games at home

Next up:
NY Rangers home to Toronto, Monday, December 5
Tampa Bay at Ottawa, Monday, December 5