Lightning vs. Rangers Game 5 Prediction

Lightning vs. Rangers Game 5, 6/9/22 NHL Playoffs Betting Predictions

It’s a brand new series again in the Eastern Conference Finals, as the Lightning won both of their home games against the Rangers. With the series now even at two games apiece, will the Rangers take Game 5 with the venue shifting back to Madison Square Garden?

Game Snapshot

049 Tampa Bay Lightning (-125) at 050 New York Rangers (+105); o/u 5.5

8:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, June 9, 2022

Tampa Bay Lightning DFS Spin

Andrei Vasilevskiy kicked out 34 of 35 shots in a 4-1 win against the Rangers in Game 4 on Tuesday. Vasilevskiy nearly earned a shutout, but he was finally beaten by Artemi Panarin at 16:27 of the third period. Vasilevskiy improved to 10-5 with a 2.44 GAA and .925 save percentage in 15 playoff contests this year. He's an important part of the reason the Lightning have been able to even the series after falling behind 2-0.

New York Rangers DFS Spin

Igor Shesterkin turned aside 27 of 30 shots in a 4-1 loss to the Lightning in Game 4 on Tuesday. Shesterkin surrendered a goal in each period of the contest. He still has a 10-7 record, 2.65 GAA, and .929 save percentage in 18 playoff starts this year. With back-to-back losses, the Rangers have squandered their 2-0 series lead, but at least they haven't lost at home yet. The series will head back to New York for Game 5.

Lightning vs. Rangers Game 5 Betting Prediction

The home team is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams, while the Lightning are 0-4 in their last four games at Madison Square Garden. The Lightning are also 2-5 in their last seven games versus the Rangers overall, while New York is 5-1 in its last six games as a home dog and 4-1 in its last five games overall. The Rangers have also won a remarkable 44 of their last 64 home games.

NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS BETTING PREDICTION: NEW YORK RANGERS +105

Recent NHL Discussions

How many more are like this on Wed, Mar 2021 by Surfer
Saturday Sharp Action NHL on Sat, Jan 2021 by Jimmythegreek
NHL STARS on Wed, Sep 2020 by iceman17
Chicago Blackhawks on Sat, Aug 2020 by Surfer
Loading...

NHL Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Aves vs. Lightning Prediction The Lightning forced a Game 6 in the Stanley Cup Final with a victory in Colorado over the Avalanche on Thursday night. Will Colorado wrap things up tonight at 8:00 p.m....
Thumbnail Lightning vs. Avalanche Prediction The Avalanche have an opportunity to close out their series against the Lightning and hoist the Stanley Cup with a win in Game 5 tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET. With...
Thumbnail Aves vs. Lightning Game 4 Prediction The Lightning responded from their meltdown in Game 2 with a resounding victory in Game 3 on Monday night. Will Tampa Bay now even the best-of-seven Stanley Cup...
Thumbnail Aves vs. Lightning Game 3 Prediction After they were throttled in Game 2 on Saturday night, are the Lightning a good bet to rebound in Game 3 on Monday night when they host the Aves at 8:00 p.m. ET...
Thumbnail Lightning vs. Aves Game 2 Prediction The Lightning erased a two-goal deficit in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night but it wasn’t enough. Will they avoid falling into another 2-0...

NHL Headlines