Lightning vs. Rangers Game 2 Prediction

Lightning vs. Rangers Game 2, 6/3/22 NHL Playoffs Betting Predictions

Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals will take place on Friday night at 8:00 p.m. ET. After the Rangers hammered the Lightning in Game 1 on Wednesday, is New York another great value play as +110 moneyline underdogs?

Game Snapshot

035 Tampa Bay Lightning (-130) at 036 New York Rangers (+110); o/u 5.5

8:00 p.m. ET, Friday, June 3, 2022

Tampa Bay Lightning DFS Spin

Andrei Vasilevskiy surrendered six goals on 34 shots in a 6-2 loss to the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final on Wednesday. Vasilevskiy only gave up just three goals on 154 shots during Tampa Bay's second-round series against Florida. He may have been a bit rusty after eight days between games. Vasilevskiy has been a bounce-back machine in the playoffs since 2020 and he will look to rebound again on Friday night in Game 2.

New York Rangers DFS Spin

Igor Shesterkin made 37 saves on 39 shots in Wednesday's 6-2 win against Tampa Bay in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final. The Lightning managed to tie the game twice before the Rangers pulled ahead and Shesterkin closed the door completely. Tampa Bay outshot New York by a 17-9 margin in the third period, but Shesterkin turned aside them all and the Rangers added two more goals for a 6-2 victory in the series opener. He will look for a third straight playoff win on Friday in Game 2.

Lightning vs. Rangers Game 1 Betting Prediction

The Rangers have now won five of their last six games overall, are 4-0 in their last four games after scoring five goals or more in their previous contest and are 5-1 in their last six games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600. New York is also 43-20 in its last 63 home games, is 5-2 in its last seven games coming off a win and is 44-20 in its last 64 Eastern Conference matchups.

NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS BETTING PREDICTION: NEW YORK RANGERS +110

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