Penguins vs. Rangers Prediction
With the series currently split at one game apiece, the New York Rangers will host the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at 7:00PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Rangers are -105 on the money line to beat the Penguins, who have odds of -115 to win in New York. As for the total, the number currently sits at 5.5 goals.
The over is now 5-1 in Pittsburgh’s last six games versus Eastern Conference opponents and is 18-7-4 in its last 29 games overall. The over is also 6-1-1 in the Pens’ last eight games versus a team with a winning record and is 23-11-2 in their last 36 conference quarterfinals matchups.
The over has also been cashing in recent New York games, going 5-0-4 in the Rangers’ last nine home games. The over is also 5-0-5 in their last 10 games following a win and 7-1-4 in their last 12 games versus Metropolitan opponents. The over is 29-12-14 in their last 55 games as well.
In the last 24 meetings between the Penguins and Rangers in New York, the over is 15-7-2. The over is also 3-0-2 in the last five meetings overall. With Sidney Crosby, Phil Kessel and the amount of firepower on both sides, tonight should go over the total like the final score did in Game 2.
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