Penguins vs. Rangers Odds
NEW YORK (TheSpread) – The top-seeded New York Rangers look to start the playoffs off with a win when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7PM ET in Game 1 of their series.
The Rangers went 53-22-7 on the season and 25-11-5 at home while the Penguins were 43-27-12 on the season and 20-13-8 on the road. These two met four times during the season, with the Rangers winning three of the four meetings. The Rangers have now won six of their last seven against the Penguins and the two have hit the under in four of their last six meetings.
According to online sports book GT Bets, New York is favored in this game, as the Rangers are getting odds of -175 to win, while the Penguins are getting a money line of +155 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
The Rangers allowed just 192 goals this season while scoring a total of 252 goals. The Penguins scored just 221 goals on the season while allowing 210. Pittsburgh comes into the playoffs having won just one of its last six games while hitting the under in three of its last four. New York has won six of its last seven games entering the playoffs while hitting the over in four of its last five.