Penguins vs. Rangers Gm 2 Odds
NEW YORK (TheSpread) – The New York Rangers look to take a commanding lead in their series with the Pittsburgh Penguins today when Game 2 takes place at 8PM ET.
The Rangers are 54-22-7 on the season and 26-11-5 at home while the Penguins are 43-28-12 on the season and 20-14-8 on the road. The Rangers picked up a 2-1 win in Game 1 of the series. They have now won four of five meetings with the Penguins this season and seven of their last eight meetings with Pittsburgh, dating back to last season. These two have hit the under in five of their last seven meetings.
According to online sports book GT Bets, New York is favored in this game, as the Rangers are getting odds of -185 to win, while the Penguins are getting a money line of +165 to prevail. The over/under total for the game has been set at 5 goals.
Despite the score just being 2-1, the Rangers clearly had the stronger performance on Thursday. New York had a 38-25 shot advantage while committing just two penalty minutes. Pittsburgh had 10 penalty minutes in the loss. Derick Brasard and Ryan McDonagh each scored for New York in the win while Blake Comeau scored for the Penguins.